PKD Connection Blog

An onion a day….keeps the doctor away? This week…I’m letting someone else do the writing.  I stumbled upon this article, and was pleasantly surprised!  Needed to share, as kidney patients are always looking for the green light food items, in […]

    Serves 4 Ingredients 1/4 of a 1-pound box of spaghetti (about 2 cups cooked) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced 4 whole scallions, thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional) 4 large eggs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for serving […]

  Makes about 32 fries  Ingredients 2 zucchini 1 egg white 1/4 cup milk 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1/2 cup seasoned breadcrumbs Vegetable cooking spray   Preparation Preheat oven to 425°. Cut zucchini into 3-inch sticks. Whisk an egg […]

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner…I started to think about the age-old tradition of giving chocolate, as a gift!  You usually cannot go wrong by gifting a decadent box of chocolates.  As I pride myself, on the notion that […]

  INGREDIENTS: 4 (4 ounce) fillets salmon 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 cup roasted red bell peppers 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons minced jalapeno peppers (optional) 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro […]

You’ve cut back on protein.  You are limiting potassium and phosphorus.  You are eating more fiber and Omega 3’s.  What else can you to do increase the protective benefits of food that you are including in your daily diet? How […]

Ingredients 2 teaspoons flaxseeds 1 cup blueberries (or mixed berries) 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt (Rice based milks can be substituted for lower phosphorus content) 1 to 2 teaspoons honey 2/3 cup ice cubes (use more ice, if not using […]

I’ve read your “Foods to Avoid” blog…..what does that leave me with? Ok….in response to my earlier blog about the food items that provide us with very little nutrition, and instead may pose high health risks to us, if eaten […]