Well, I Will be added from time to time my many hats ( that is the blogs title – Wears Many Hats ).
So here is one hat that I have worn- A Renal-/Dietitian/Diabetes/ Heart-problems, ( whew) now that is a sentence and a half.
I became my fathers mainstay for all of his meals and diet. He had to have a well balance diet-So, I will help anyone out there with diet needs, and what to watch for-
Regarding Renal failure-etc, and how to help with Great Meals that they can enjoy- and Delicious. So just bare with me. I will help by posting a meal a week with all the nutrition FACTS.
Artichoke Dip By dietitian Arlene from California
Portions: 10 Serving size: 2 tablespoons
- 1 cup frozen artichoke hearts
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup sour cream
- 2 tablespoons cream cheese
- 1 large garlic clove, crushed
- 2 teaspoons hot sauce
- 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese
- 1/2 vegetable, medium potassium
- 2 fat
- Preheat oven to 375º F.
- Place artichoke hearts in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 6 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool.
- Chop artichoke hearts.
- In a medium bowl combine mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese, hot sauce and garlic. Transfer mixture to a baking dish.
- Top with parmesan cheese. Place in oven and bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly on top.
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
- If canned or jarred artichokes in water are used instead of frozen, look for the lowest sodium brand. Rinse well to help reduce sodium.
- Try this dip on toasted slices of baguette, crisp celery or with your favorite low-sodium crackers.
- Tabasco© sauce is one of the lowest sodium hot pepper sauces
- Calories 119
- Protein 2 g
- Carbohydrates 3 g
- Fat 11 g
- Cholesterol 16 mg
- Sodium 106 mg
- Potassium 99 mg
- Phosphorus 36 mg
- Calcium 29 mg
- Fiber 1.2 g