By: Mrinal Pandit, RD, MSc, Chief Dietitian, NephroPlus

It a calorie dense and protein rich bar made with simple ingredients available in every kitchen. It has no added preservatives and can be refrigerated for 1 week in an airtight container.

Ingredients:

Makes: 5 Bars

Serving Size: 1 bar (50 g each)

Ingredient:

Peanut 1 cup (approx. 180 g)

Honey 6 tsp

Coconut Oil 4 tsp

Renal Protein Supplement 50 g (5 scoops)

Unsweetened Cocoa powder 1 tsp (Optional)

Flax seed oil 1 tsp (Optional)

Chocolate Sprinklers/ Dried Blueberries/ Dries Raspberries 1 tsp (optional)

Procedure:

Roast nuts for 3 minutes, shake pan then roast another 3 to 5 minutes or until the nuts are lightly browned and smell nutty. Let them cool.

Add the roasted peanuts to the bowl of a food processor. Process for 2 to 3 minutes.During this time, you will see the peanuts go in stages from crumbs to a dry ball to a smooth and creamy  peanut butter.

Add coconut oil and  honey (and cocoa powder) then process until combined.

Move the creamy peanut butter to a bowl.

Now add supplement, Flax seed oil and Choco chips. Knead it in a dough.

Grease a mould and press the dough evenly into the prepared pan and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.

Nutritional Content per bar (50 g)

Energy Kcal Protein g Sodium mg Potassium mg Phosphorus mg
312 12 16 249 139

Note: You can use any protein supplement formulated to cater the special need of dialysis patients. The nutrient content of the bar may vary with the supplement you choose.

I used Renal supplement with the below formulation

Nutritional Content per 100 g

Energy 244 K Cal |Protein 20 g |Sodium 56 mg |Potassium 40 mg.