New Year’s Day Recipes for Kidney Diets
New Year’s Day is much more than the first day of the New Year. It is a day of celebration! A day to reflect on the year that was. It is a time to gather with friends and family. It is a time to think about our New Year’s resolutions and our dreams for the New Year! Let us not forget it is a time to eat really yummy food!
For people with chronic kidney disease (CKD), there are many kidney-friendly recipes that can be part of your New Year’s Day celebration. Simply go to Diet & Nutrition on DaVita.com and you will have access to many kidney-friendly recipes and even cookbooks. Whether you are looking for appetizers, snacks, beverages, or a main course, DaVita.com can help you find the right recipe. Recipes can also be filtered based on if a person is on dialysis or CKD non-dialysis. For people with diabetes, DaVita.com also has diabetes-friendly recipes as well.
Recipes for New Year’s Day
If you are staying home and relaxing on New Year’s Day or having a big celebration, enjoy some of these kidney friendly recipes.Some favorite New Year’s Day recipes are:
Black-Eyed Pea Hash–This black-eyed pea recipe might bring you luck! Try it with Spicy Corn Bread and Southern-Style Collard Greens. Remember to be mindful of serving sizes for these recipes to keep good control of sodium, potassium and phosphorus levels.
Winter Holiday Cranberry Pork Roast –This pork recipe can be the main course for your New Year’s Day meal Pork is a good source of protein and iron. Please check with your dietitian for the correct portion size to eat for your stage of CKD.Angelina’s Gingerbread Muffins –These holiday muffins will be great for New Year’s Day breakfast or brunch!
Chewy Peppermint Cookies or Cream Cheese Thumbprint Cookies –Try one of these delicious cookies instead for a sweet treat on your New Year’s Day.
Hot Holiday Cider Low Sugar –Try this warm holiday drink and have a cozy New Year’s Day! Or for a chilled drink try Ginger-Apple Sparkler.
Enjoy, celebrate, and eat this New Year’s Eve! Cheers to new beginnings and a bright future ahead for the New Year! I wish you all a very Happy New Year!
Additional Kidney Diet Resources
Visit DaVita.com and explore these diet and nutrition resources:
- DaVita Diet Helper online meal planner and tracker
- DaVita Kidney-Friendly recipes
- Today’s Kidney Diet cookbooks
- Diet and Nutrition articles
- Kidney Diet and Nutrition Hub
- Kidney Smart® Classes taught by kidney experts in your area
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.