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John Vito
Chef, Restaurant Owner, CKD and Dialysis Patient, Transplant Recipient.

Combining all his experiences, John discusses food, nutrition, and health for chronic kidney disease patient at all levels. Providing recipes, videos, and discussions on the very specific issues facing patients, families, and caregivers.


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Summer and grilling season is here!! Two recipes that can help with the difficulties of jarred BBQ sauces and chili pastes. And they are Delicious.




Video episodes

On set with cameraman Dave shooting one of our videos. 




You can click on the links below to see each video, or for all the  episodes click on the "Video" link above.

Pepper sauce


Pasta with Squash & Carrots

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Hot Sauce recipe. Video/Survey

Making your own Pepper Sauce
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Lemon Parmesan Pasta Video/survey

Lemon Parmesan Pasta Video




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