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If you think eating right is bland and uninteresting, think again. There are dozens of boldly flavored breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas that are bound to surprise you. And snacks are still on the menu between meals. Done right, made with fresh ingredients bursting with flavor, all your meals and snacks can be as tasty as they are kidney-friendly.

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On dialysis since March 2015


Tasty Lunch Ideas for Dialysis Diets

Get creative with leftovers to make great sandwiches and other delicious midday meals. Or toss yourself a salad and throw in a hardboiled egg. Just go easy on the salad dressing, which can be a source of hidden phosphorus. Better yet, make your own. Lemon, or oil and vinegar, works nicely. 

Not in the mood for a salad or sandwich? Try Chef McCargo, Jr.’s Knock-Your-Socks-Off Chicken Broccoli Stromboli a recipe that’s sure to become a favorite.
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Chilled Veggie and Shrimp Noodle Salad 

Quick and easy. Just toss shrimp and linguine together with broccoli, carrots, shitake mushrooms, fresh garlic and ginger! It’s the perfect all-in-one summer meal you can enjoy for lunch or dinner.
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Knock-Your-Socks-Off Chicken Broccoli Stromboli

Mix chicken, broccoli, fresh garlic, oregano, basil, red pepper and grated mozzarella. Then wrap it all up in yummy pizza dough and bake to perfection.

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