Kidney Diet Tips

Recipes for Air Fryers, Pressure Cookers and More in Our Latest Cookbook

Small kitchen appliances such as air fryers have become popular in the last few years, and it’s no wonder—they can help make cooking easier. There are many creative recipes and cookbooks that use updated pressure cookers, waffle irons and more to make healthy meals. Use our latest Today’s Kidney Diet cookbook, Small Appliance Cooking, to try out this cooking trend and make kidney-friendly meals using your favorite kitchen gadgets.

You’ll find 14 recipes, including nine brand-new ones, that use different types of small kitchen appliances: air fryers, pressure cookers, blenders, food processors and classic slow cookers. Give your oven and stovetop a break with these fun, alternative ways to cook!

You’ll also find helpful tips including other ways to free up your oven, ideas for using air fryers, safety tips, and other small gadgets that can make mealtime prep go a bit faster.

Here are a few new recipes that were created specially for this cookbook:

Zucchini Waffles

Air Fryer Bagel Bit Bites

Instant Pot Pulled Pork

Easy Air Fryer Shrimp

Apple Cinnamon Waffles

Every recipe in the Today’s Kidney Diet cookbooks is analyzed by DaVita dietitians to be sure it fits into a kidney-friendly meal plan (taking into consideration if it is a meal, side dish, snack or dessert). Log in to your myDavita account, or sign up for free, to download the newest cookbook, Lunch on the Go, and any of our other 30+ cookbooks.


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

Diet and Nutrition Articles                                                       

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.

Jackie Termont, RD

Jackie Termont, RD

Jackie has been a dietitian since 2007, and has been dedicated to renal nutrition since 2008. For two years she was the editor for the Renal Nutrition Forum, a publication for the Renal Practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She enjoys baking, crafting, spending time with her sons and husband, and being active. She loves to experiment and come up with new recipes.