Kidney-Friendly Muffins

Muffins are great because they can be enjoyed at any time of the day. But let’s chat about kidney-friendly muffins. They are the perfect grab and go food that you can fill up with all sorts of nutrients and protein. Enjoy them as a quick breakfast on the way to school or work. Or tryContinue reading “Kidney-Friendly Muffins”

Top Nuts and Seeds for CKD

Nuts and seeds are tiny but mighty. They actually deliver quite a punch of nutrition. Are there top nuts and seeds for CKD? Did you know nuts are actually the seeds of plants? Whereas seeds come from vegetables, flowers or other crops. But they are packed with healthy nutrients like omega-3, fibre, and plant-based protein. Continue reading “Top Nuts and Seeds for CKD”

Top 5 Snacks for CKD

Are snacks good or bad for you when you have CKD? What is even considered a snack? There are some common questions. So let’s break down what snacks are and the top 5 snacks for CKD. A snack is general something eaten between meals. Most people snack at least once per day. And it couldContinue reading “Top 5 Snacks for CKD”

Protein bars and CKD

Protein is important to help us fight infections and build muscle. We need to eat protein from plant or animal sources to help keep us healthy. But when we have CKD, we want to limit our protein amounts to help preserve kidney function, so what about protein bars and CKD? Can these be included? ForContinue reading “Protein bars and CKD”

A renal dietitian’s guide to smoothies

Who doesn’t love a smoothie? It can be overwhelming with how to build a nutritious and delicious smoothie. So here is a renal dietitian’s guide to smoothies. They are so versatile and can be a quick, nutritious, and delicious breakfast (well really any meal), snack, or event dessert. And smoothies can be enjoyed all yearContinue reading “A renal dietitian’s guide to smoothies”