For people on dialysis with anemia due to CKD

Recipe Ideas for You

If you have chronic kidney disease and are on dialysis, your care team may suggest certain food choices for you. The recipes below can help you manage your diet and are approved by the National Kidney Foundation.

Maxine’s Zucchini Bread

Maxine’s Zucchini Bread

"Vegetables and bread for dessert? Yes, ma’am!"

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Ingredients:

3 eggs

1 1/2 cups sugar

1 cup applesauce

2 cups unpeeled zucchini, shredded

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ginger

1 cup unsalted chopped nuts

Directions:

  1. Beat eggs.
  2. Mix sugar, applesauce, zucchini and vanilla into eggs.
  3. Sift dry ingredients together and add to mixture.
  4. Pour into a loaf pan and bake at 375°F for 1 hour. Cut into 16 slices.

Analysis (per serving):

  • Calories 202
  • Carbohydrates 34 g
  • Protein 3.7 g
  • Fat 6 g
  • Sodium 69 mg
  • Potassium 110 mg
  • Phosphorus 62 mg

Renal and Renal Diabetic Exchanges:

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Low-Potassium Vegetable
  • 1 Fat
THESE RECIPES ARE PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION AND ARE NOT INTENDED AS MEDICAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT, AND ARE NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR CONSULTATIONS WITH QUALIFIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WHO ARE FAMILIAR WITH YOUR INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL NEEDS.

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