Happy Foodie Friday! Whew! Its been hot. How have you been keeping cool? We found some delicious frozen recipes from our friends at DaVita that might help you cool down. Not only is there a summery watermelon cooler recipe, but 12 other ideas great for a low-phosphorus kidney diet but perfect beating the heat!  Be sure to visit Davita’s website for the nutritional breakdown and more delicious treats for a kidney diet.

Source: Davita Kidney Care

1 cup crushed ice
1 cup seedless watermelon cubes
2 teaspoons lime juice
1 tablespoon sugar
2 small watermelon wedges for garnish

Place all ingredients except garnish wedges in a blender and blend for 30 seconds.
Pour into 2 small glasses, garnish with wedges and enjoy!

Helpful hints
Watermelons vary in sweetness. Adjust by adding more sweetener if needed.
For fluid restricted diets, enjoy a serving of Watermelon Summer Cooler now and freeze one serving for later. Remove from freezer 10 to 15 minutes before serving.
If sugar substitute is used instead of sugar, the carbohydrate is reduced to 6 grams and 26 calories per 6 ounce serving.

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