Recipies

The following sites offer recipes and help with meal planning.

Culinary Kidney Cooks
http://www.culinarykidneycooks.com/
Offers a sample renal recipe, from the dialysis diet cookbook "Cooking for David" and also gives a holiday meal plan with chart.

DaVita
http://www.davita.com/recipes/
DaVita dialysis corporation dietitians share a selection of recipes.

The Renal Gourmet
http://www.kidney-cookbook.com
Offers a recipe of the month, and a dessert of the day, as samples from their cookbook.

Irish Kidney Association
http://www.ika.ie/recipes.html
A variety of pork, beef, chicken, lamb, fish, salad, and bread recipes for people on a renal diet.

The following sites offer calculators and tools to help you create
or convert your own recipes.

Creating a Healthy Menu
http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/~sorensen/
A Computer Program Especially for Kidney Patients and for Everyone Else

Nutrition Analysis Tools and System (NATS)
http://nat.crgq.com/
If you are interested in analyzing the nutrient content of foods, this site provides a handy tool. Also has tools to estimate energy used in exercise.

Nutrition Analysis Tool v2
http://nat.crgq.com/mainnat.html

USDA National Nutrient Database
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl
Use this database to view reports on foods by single nutrients, such as calcium or niacin or access tables for a complete analysis of a selected food item.

 

Last updated on: February 22, 2008