Kidney Diet Tips

Kidney Diet Tips: Last Minute Dishes for 4th of July

Happy Independence Day! Tomorrow marks the 236th year of independence for the United States of America. In addition to taking a day off to spend with family and friends, we look forward to parades, fireworks, backyard BBQ’s or a day at the lake or beach.

Are you looking for some last minute recipe ideas? Here are my recommendations for recipes this July 4th. Kidney-friendly but tasty enough for all your guests!

For the Grill




For more ideas on picnics and summer eating read  Summertime Kidney Diet Picnic Ideas.

Have you discovered yet? One of the features is My Recipes, where you can save your favorite recipes, add your own notes and create folders to store recipe collections.  It’s a great way to put you holiday recipes together in one place.

Additional Kidney Diet Resources

Visit and explore these diet and nutrition resources:

DaVita Food Analyzer

DaVita Dining Out Guides

Today’s Kidney Diet Cookbooks

DaVita Kidney-Friendly Recipes

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Diet and Nutrition Videos

Kidney Smart® Virtual Classes

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.

Sara Colman, RDN, CDCES

Sara Colman, RDN, CDCES

Sara is a renal dietitian with over 30 years experience working with people with diabetes and kidney disease. She is co-author of the popular kidney cookbook "Cooking for David: A Culinary Dialysis Cookbook". Sara is the Manager of Kidney Care Nutrition for DaVita. She analyzes recipes and creates content, resources and tools for the kidney community. In her spare time Sara loves to spend time with her young grandson, including fun times together in her kitchen.