PKD Connection Blog

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/2 cup Ingredients: 4 ounces bow-tie pasta, uncooked 2 tablespoons red bell pepper 2 tablespoons orange bell pepper 2 tablespoons yellow bell pepper 3 tablespoons red onion 3 tablespoons cucumber 3 tablespoons carrot 1/8 teaspoon black […]

Serves: 4 Ingredients: • 1 tbsp butter • 8 stalks asparagus, woody bottoms removed, chopped into 1″ pieces • black pepper to taste • 8 eggs • 2 tbsp fat-free milk • 1/4 cup crumbled fresh goat cheese • 4 […]

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/4 cup Ingredients – 1 medium cucumber -1 teaspoon lemon juice -1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream -1 tablespoon fresh dill weed -1 tablespoon red onion -1 teaspoon honey -1 teaspoon prepared horseradish Preparation 1. Peel and […]

I’ve been told that I should avoid/limit milk products. What are my alternatives? People with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) may have to limit dairy product intake in their kidney diet, at some point in their disease process. Did you know […]

I’ve been told by my dietitian to eat regular meals and snacks. I have a hard enough time trying to figure out what to eat for meals, much less snacks. What are good choices for someone with kidney disease? Whether […]

Not sure how your summer is shaking out, but if you are like me, my weeks seem to be filled with all sorts of summer shindigs! Holidays, parties, baseball games, festivals, fairs, picnics and just backyard get-togethers are abundant. All […]

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 ears corn, shucked 1/4th of a red onion, minced 2 cups sliced grape tomatoes 4 oz smoked mozzarella, cubed 2 T extra virgin olive oil 2 T balsamic vinegar   Directions: Simmer the quinoa in […]

Standing on the doorstep to my 40’s, is mostly a positive for me, but I’d be lying if I said that approaching 40 didn’t bother me…. Even just a little bit!  Despite having PKD, I know my life has improved […]

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/2 cup Ingredients:  4 ounces bow-tie pasta, uncooked 2 tablespoons red bell pepper 2 tablespoons orange bell pepper 2 tablespoons yellow bell pepper 3 tablespoons red onion 3 tablespoons cucumber 3 tablespoons carrot 1/8 teaspoon black […]