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Bring fun and flavor back to the kitchen!

Q&A with Celebrity Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr.

Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr.

Fresenius Medical Care is sponsoring Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., star of the Food Network show “Big Daddy’s House,” who brings his passion for big, bold flavors and fun family cooking to dialysis patients as part of our Healthy Lifestyles initiative.

Keep the holidays healthy, happy and delicious

Whether you're planning a holiday menu or bringing a dish to festive gathering, Fresenius Medical Care renal dietitians and Chef McCargo offer an assortment of recipes that will please, AND fit your dialysis diet. "Dialysis patients do need to pay attention to their diets, and avoid dried fruit, pumpkin, potatoes, and other traditional holiday treats," says Chef McCargo.  "But by following these recipes, they can enjoy amazing holiday meals without compromising their health." 

Here are some menu suggestions to get you started:

Appetizer:  Buffalo Chicken Salad Stuffed Cucumber Cups

Main Dish:  Spicy Honey Glazed Pork Chops

Side Dish:  Carrot and Ginger Mash

Dessert:  Peaches and Cream Bread Pudding

Brunch:  Mini Frittatas

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Past Events

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  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: Baltimore, MD

    Baltimore, MD

    October 10, 2014

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  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: Reno, Nevada

    Reno, Nevada

    October 4, 2014

  • 2014 AAKP Meeting

    September 26, 2014

  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: Charleston, SC

    Charleston, SC

    September 17, 2014

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  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: Houston, TX

    Houston, Texas

    October 22, 2013

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  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: Pittsburgh, PA

    Pittsburgh, PA

    October 18, 2013

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  • B.B. King Museum Open House And Health Fair

    Indianola, MS

    October 4, 2013

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  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: Memphis, TN

    Memphis, TN

    September 25, 2013

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  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: Columbia, SC

    Columbia, SC

    September 12, 2013

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  • Chef McCargo Tailgate Tour: San Diego, CA

    San Diego, CA

    September 6, 2013

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  • National Kidney Month Open Houses & Cooking Demonstration- Louisville

    Louisville, KY

    March 27, 2013

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  • National Kidney Month Open Houses-Birmingham

    Birmingham, AL

    March 19, 2013

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  • National Kidney Month Open Houses & Cooking Demonstration- Kansas City

    Kansas City, MO

    March 15, 2013

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  • National Kidney Month Open Houses- Chicago

    Chicago, IL

    March 14, 2013

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