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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

Spicy Shrimp Linguine

When I asked Shannon Chesterfield if she could share a popular recipe from one of her cooking demos, she sent us this Spicy Shrimp Linguine recipe which is both a favourite among demo participants as well as her family. Enjoy!

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Tuna Spread

Here's a tasty high protein snack that takes under 10 minutes to prepare.

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Fresh Berry Fruit Salad with Yogurt Cream

Here's a great dessert that uses fresh local berries. Enjoy!

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Honey Grilled Pork and Pear Kabobs

Try this fresh version of the traditional kabob during this year's BBQ season.

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Baba Ghanouj

This recipe came out of a lunch conversation when a colleague mentioned how Baba Ghanouj is a tasty snack and easy to prepare. Bonus - Eggplants are low in potassium!

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Curried Turkey Casserole

A member on kidney connect asked for more casserole recipes, here is one we modified from a martha stewart recipe. Let us know what you think!

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One Pot Mediterranean Chicken & Pasta

This one pot, complete meal is incredibly easy and super flavourful. The recipe combination provides a moderate amount of pasta per person with lean chicken and a generous serving of vegetables; which is a good thing as many people tend to eat larger than wise portions of higher carbohydrate pasta.

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Apple and Blueberry Crisp

Crisp and crumbles are a great way to celebrate summer. Bring this dish to a picnic or BBQ and you'll be sure to make new friends.

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Barbecue Chicken Salad

Before it hits the grill, this chicken is marinated in an Asian-inspired ginger-garlic marinade. The chicken can be hot off the grill or barbecued ahead of time and used cold. Marinade chicken overnight for best results.

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Persian Chicken

I came across this in a cookbook that we received with our new barbeque last year and as soon as I found a recipe that had no salt added I had to try it. Happily it was a hit with my entire family and I hope you will enjoy it too!

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