Watermelon Spritzer

Appropriate for CKD, Dialysis

This recipe is healthy for those with chronic kidney disease as well as those on dialysis and transplant recipients. If you’re on dialysis, we recommend a portion size of no more than 8 ounces.

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

4 cups, watermelon, seedless, diced
32 oz. Lime Flavored Club Soda
1 teaspoon Almond Extract
2 individual packets, Stevia

Directions:

Divide the watermelon into 4 glasses, mash the watermelon, add 1 cup of club soda, ¼ teaspoon almond extract and 1 packet of Stevia to each glass. Stir, add ice and serve.

Analysis:

Calories 42.5, total fat 0.2 g, saturated fat 0.0 g, monounsaturated fat 0.0 g, polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g, cholesterol 0.0 mg, calcium 19.8 mg, sodium 51 mg, phosphorus 12.5 mg, potassium 131.7 mg, total carbohydrates 9.7 g, dietary fiber 0.5 g, sugar 7 g, protein 0.7 g

This recipe was submitted by CKD patient Chef Duane Sunwold.