PKD Connection Blog

Number of Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 cups asparagus tips, diagonally cut 1/2 cup plain, non-fat yogurt 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 12 ounces cooked skinless, boneless chicken breast, chopped 1/2 cup red bell […]

Question: Can you please address the consumption by PKD patients with either near-normal kidney function or early-stage CKD of foods high in oxalic acid (e.g. spinach, beets, kale, etc.)?  Oxalates are naturally-occurring substances found in plants, animals, and in humans. […]

One of my absolute favorite smoothies! Great post workout to replenish vitamins and minerals!!! 1 serving – 1/2 cup plain plain or vanilla organic yogurt (I use vanilla) -1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 8 large strawberries, fresh or frozen […]

Being diagnosed with kidney disease can be extremely overwhelming. Especially, where diet is concerned. There is always an abundance of  information out there about what you cannot or shouldn’t eat. One of the most asked questions I receive is….I know […]

Servings: 2 portions  Ingredients Salad Ingredients: 2 ears of sweet corn, shaved off the cob (use frozen when fresh is not available or in season) 3 strips of turkey bacon, diced 1/2 lb. large shrimp, peeled with tails off 4 […]

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/6 of pie Ingredients: 2 large potatoes- leach first if you’ve been told to watch potassium 4 tablespoons butter (divided use) 1 cup onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1-1/2 pounds ground beef 1/2 teaspoon black […]

March is such a busy month with National Nutrition Month, the start of Spring, and of course, National Kidney Month. Thought I’d put together a general list of guidelines that the kidney patient can use to “Spring Clean” their diets. […]

Portions: 4 Ingredients:  3 tablespoons honey  3/4 teaspoon lemon peel  1/2 teaspoon black pepper  1/2 teaspoon garlic powder  1 teaspoon hot water  16 ounces salmon fillets  2 tablespoons olive oil  3 cups […]