Kidney Diet Tips

Today’s Kidney Diet Summer Eats Cookbook is Ready!

The lazy days of summer may inspire you to make simple meals that don’t require much fuss in the kitchen. The newest Today’s Kidney Diet Summer Eats cookbook may provide the answer to “What should I make today?” This cookbook features dinner favorites like All American Meatloaf, Coleslaw and Quick Pan-Glazed Chicken. For lunch, try a Tortilla Beef Rollup or Southwest Tuna Salad. And to start your day, try Strawberry-Chia Overnight Oats or Microwave Egg and Veggie Jars. And for snacking there’s No Bake Peanutty Oat Bars or Popcorn 3 Ways—yum!

My favorite two recipes in this cookbook are Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies and No Bake Peanutty Oat Bars. Both are easy to make and can be wrapped and stored for a quick breakfast or snack. I was amazed at how easy it was to make a protein bar that is just as tasty as the ones I usually buy—or maybe even better!

In addition to the 14 recipes n Summer Eats you’ll find the answer to why beans, oats and peanut butter are more acceptable in today’s kidney diet compared to the more restricted past kidney diets.  Get tips on prepping foods to save time and decrease food waste, along with tips for organizing your pantry. Plus, learn how to create your personal “go-to-meals” plan.

Download your free copy of Today’s Kidney Diet Summer Eats cookbook today and start exploring the recipes and resources. And enjoy discovering some simple summer eats!

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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.

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.