I am often about kidney friendly meals ideas. Whilst there is no one 'renal' diet, there are some general suggestions that will help the cook in your house.
Tip #1: Flavour is everything.
You probably hear your doctor, dietitian, nurses and even the media say about cutting down the salt.
Without salt, I have to admit, foods can taste very bland. I remember someone said to me once that the tastiest things in this world is fat and salt.
What we need to remember though is that salt is really just one type of taste. The preference to salt is also a learnt habit. Next time you go to the supermarket or local grocer, take a moment to explore the herbs and spices aisle (usually right next to the salt section). Whilst some spice blend and rubs have salt already mixed in, you can get a good idea what spices or herbs work well together.
Once I tried my own take of coconut, lemon myrtle and garlic rub on tofu cutlets after seeing that blend on the supermarket shelve. Even my kids like...