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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!!

Featured Dietitian Approved Meal Plan

All recipes

Fruit & Cottage Cheese Omelette

Here's a high protein omelette that's quick to prepare. The canned fruit is quick to use but you can always substitute it with seasonal fresh fruit.

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Ash-e-jow Barley Soup

Preparation Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 2 hours Adapted from Autumn Leaves’ recipe for Ash-e-jow (Iranian/Persian Barley Soup) on

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Cranberry Orange Ginger Sauce

Preparation: 1) Place cranberry sauce in a 1-quart saucepan along with water, orange and ginger 2) Bring to a simmer and stir over low heat for 3 minutes. 3) Serve with meat immediately or chill and store in refrigerator.

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Peach Raspberry Smoothie

Don't like tofu? No problem! You won't be able to taste it over the fruity, creamy flavour of this smoothie.

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Jamaican Steamed Fish

This recipe originally called for Snapper, a fish naturally high in Potassium. Instead we used Tilapia which is higher in protein and much lower in potassium. Use fresh Tilapia for the best results.

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Maple Broiled Salmon

A fish dish that can be served hot or cold.

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Lime Grilled Turkey

Plan to make enough so you have leftovers. This recipe makes a great sandwich filling!

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Berry Oatmeal Muffins

Shirley, a member of Kidney Connect, kindly tested these muffins for us. She said they were delicious, that they were nice and moist and that the raspberry's added a nice 'tang'.

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Shrimp and Apple Stir Fry

Stir fries are a quick way to prepare a tasty and nutritious meal.

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Ma Po’s Tofu (Bean Curd)

Ma Po’s Tofu is a popular dish that comes from China's Sichuan province. The sauce is a spicy bean sauce and the dish is served over steamed rice. Enjoy!

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