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Kidney Kitchen Cookbook

Welcome to the Kidney Kitchen Cookbook with recipes chosen specifically for people living with kidney disease as well as meal plans created by our dietitians. The Kidney Foundation of Canada plans for this resource to continue to grow and evolve: more recipes and meal plans will be added regularly, seasonal and celebration meals will be included and we encourage you to submit your recipes, thoughts and ideas. Bon Appétit!

All recipes

Cranberry-Glazed Pork Chops

High protein tender pork chops, served with rice.

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Braised swiss chard with garlic and balsamic vinegar


This is a nutritious side dish that is simple to prepare.

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Baked eggplant fries

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If you're feeling adventurous, try these low potassium fries.

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Caramelized red onion soup with red wine, tomatoes and fresh herbs

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This soup is deeply satisfying on a cold fall day.

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Tofu Fingers

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a replacement for chicken nuggets.

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Beef Steak Sandwich with Balsamic Mushrooms and Chèvre


This open-faced sandwich is an excellent source of iron and zinc.

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Spicy Pina Colada Smoothie


This can be a refreshing snack or breakfast alternative.

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Couscous Salad with honey-lemon dressing


This versatile dish is cooked in one pot and can be served hot or cold, as a main or a side. It makes great leftovers to have with grilled meat or fish.

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Vegetable and Tofu Stir-Fry

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A healthy vegetarian stir-fry.

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Fresh Basil Pesto

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This is a perfect recipe on a hot summer evening.

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