Featuring Chef John Vito

John is a restauranter, former dialysis patient, and transplant recipient. In this video series, he combines his knowledge of the kidney diet with food science to bring patients and renal dieticians great recipes that will make navigating the kidney diet easier and tastier!

Chef John Vito is also the author of the cookbook “Cooking for Your Kidneys: Nutrition, Food Science, and Recipes from a patient, chef, and transplant recipient”.

Chef John Vito

“Cooking For Your Kidneys” Episodes

Episode 1: Kick-Off!

Chef John Vito starts this series by satisfying the sweet tooth with kidney-friendly preparations of candied lemon peels, apple sauce, apple tea, and carrot cake. He also answers questions from his experience as a kidney transplant recipient. 50 minutes.

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Episode 2: Chicken & Hummus

In this episode, Chef John Vito focuses on renal dietitians and shows you how to make healthy and delicious kidney-friendly spatchcock chicken, greens and beans, and hummus. 55 minutes.

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Episode 3: Texas Chili & More

In this episode, Chef John Vito shows you how to make a kidney-friendly, traditional Texas chili as well as his signature pasta dish! Perfect fall food! 41 minutes.

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Episode 4: Kidney-friendly Soups

In this episode, Chef John Vito cooks up some kidney friendly soup recipes! 52 minutes.

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