Patients with end-stage kidney disease on dialysis need extra protein and energy to stay healthy. Snacks are an important part of getting what you need each day. Smart snacking will add protein, energy and fiber to your diet to improve overall health and well-being.
3 Tips for Smart Snacking
Here are 10 snack ideas for people on dialysis:
Makes 4 servings
½ c fat free Greek yogurt
½ c light sour cream
¼ c reduced fat feta cheese
1 tbsp fresh parsley
1 tbsp fresh dill
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp ground black pepper
Place all ingredients in food processer or blender and process until smooth.
Serve with crunchy vegetables sticks like carrots, celery, cucumbers and bell peppers.
1 ½ c black beans, canned with no salt added
¼ c fat free Greek yogurt
1 oz lime juice (juice of 1 lime)
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp oregano
½ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp cayenne
2 tsp olive oil
¼ c fresh cilantro leaves
¼ c chopped onion
Place all ingredients in the food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
Top with a little salsa, fat free yogurt and more fresh cilantro.
Enjoy cold or hot with chips or vegetable sticks…or in a taco!