Lower Carb and Kidney Friendly Superbowl Appetizers

Today, as promised, I am sharing some ideas for lower carb and kidney friendly Superbowl appetizers. The first video is Keto type recipes. I don’t do Keto, but I get great ideas for lower carb meal ideas. The very first recipe on that video is the one I will be making. I will change the […]

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super easy homemade marinara sauce

I had some beautiful organic tomatoes that were going to go bad if I didn’t eat them fast enough. So, I decided to make some homemade marinara sauce. I had thought of doing this before but assumed it was complicated. It was not complicated and was so delicious. Even my picky teenager liked it, and […]

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Yum Plum Barbecue Sauce!

Tuesday, I mentioned my Misfits Market box. When I was deciding to start buying their boxes, I was on their website learning about them and their mission. I went to their blog and noticed they had some recipes. I saved the plum barbecue sauce recipe not knowing I would get plums in my box. I […]

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Burger Fervor

OK, fervor may not be the correct word in this context, but it sounds cool, lol. August 27th is National Burger Day! Hamburgers are a huge part of the American food culture. But, apparently it is a global food item. The video below will show a quick and unique history of the Hamburger. If you […]

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My CKD Friendly Fruit and Veggie Smoothie

Happy Friday! I hope everyone is well. I have posted before how I love smoothies. So, I put together a recipe for a CKD friendly fruit and veggie smoothie. Please remember the nutrition info is estimates only. Especially for Phosphorus which is incredibly difficult to find accurate amounts for. I use the website Eat This […]

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My CKD Version Of An Orange Julius

I would have never dreamed of loving smoothies, but I do!  I especially like them as a breakfast or even a light lunch option.  Copycat versions of an Orange Julius have over 300 calories and uses whole bananas and orange juice.  I love bananas, and I love oranges, but they are high in potassium as […]

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April is National Florida Tomato Month, but What if You Have CKD

One of my most favorite things to eat, before being diagnosed with CKD, was fresh garden tomatoes.  Tomato sandwiches were my favorite. April is National Florida Tomato Month.  But, what if you have CKD?  Tomatoes are low in sodium, protein, fat, and calories.  They are, however, high in potassium.  One medium tomato has almost 300 […]

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April 17th is National Cheeseball Day

Happy Friday!  Did you know that today is National Cheeseball Day?  Don’t worry neither did I.  Matter of fact there are all kinds of food observations that I had no idea about.  Below you will see links for 3 different recipes for cheeseballs.  2 for CKD and one for Diabetes.  You can adapt them to […]

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Do you love pecans?

I went to the store today and forgot to buy pecans.  So, we will be trying the pecan chicken recipe next week.  A couple of tips for those who have CKD.  Alter the recipe as you need.  If you don’t have Pecan Oil, use Olive Oil.  If Phosphorus is an issue for you, use white […]

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Foodie Friday: How To Make A Family Meal Plan CKD Friendly

This week has been an interesting week.  We did not follow the menu exactly due to some food preferences, and dislike of some of the choices I made.  At any rate, I will go over each meal and how I made them more CKD friendly.  Some of these we have not eaten yet, as the […]

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