There are many delicious foods that fit into the renal diet! Ask your Dietitian for more meal ideas.

Cool ‘n’ Crunchy Chicken Salad

Makes 6 servings (1/2 cup each)


2 cups cooked chicken, diced or shredded
1 large hard boiled egg, chopped
2 tablespoons onion, diced
1/4 cup celery, diced
1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/3 teaspoon sugar
To taste black pepper


  1. Dice or shred cooked chicken.
  2. Chop egg, onion and celery. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Add mayonnaise, lemon juice, sugar, and black pepper. Stir all ingredients together.
  4. Cover and chill overnight, or at least 2 hours before serving.
  5. If desired, serve on bread, roll, croissant, or pita bread with green leaf lettuce.

Include 1 serving (1/2 cup) in your meal plan as:

2 unit Meat & Alternates

If you include bread (1 slice), 1 dinner roll, or 6” pita:

1 unit Grains & Starches