Kidney Diet Tips

Favorite Labor Day Recipes

Labor Day, also known as the “workingman’s holiday,” celebrates hard working Americans and the time and commitment they make each and every day to their jobs and families. It also marks the end of summer with the final barbecues and picnics of the season, and the next school year about to begin.

With all the social activities, travel and cookouts around this holiday weekend, it’s important to stay on track with diet, exercise and medication routines. Check out some of these kidney-friendly favorite recipes to try this Labor Day.

What celebration doesn’t include sweet treats? Impress your guests with these simple-to-make low-potassium, low-phosphorus dessert recipes.

And don’t forget about fluids! If you are going to be outside for an extended amount of time, bring an umbrella or find a shady place to relax. For those watching your fluid intake, check out these thirst-quenching tips.

For more Labor Day recipe ideas check out these past Kidney Diet Tips posts:

Happy Labor Day!

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This article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment. Consult your physician and dietitian regarding your specific diagnosis, treatment, diet and health questions.

Stephanie Suhai, MS, RD

Stephanie Suhai, MS, RD

Stephanie Suhai, MS, RD has been a dietitian for 10 years, working in acute care, sub-acute rehab, and long term care and now works in dialysis with both hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. She holds a passion for clinical nutrition research, counseling and education. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, staying active and spending time with her family.