It’s not what’s on your table, but who is around it that counts. Yesterday I attempted to make home-made boiled dumplings for the first time. This is something my family did and still does every year at New Year’s Eve, and it has become my all-time favorite holiday tradition. As a young adult, my Dad… Continue reading Chinese Dumplings – a Family Experience
The other day a good friend texted me, who now lives in a different state. She related to me an experience she had while at the zoo with her little daughter. She had offered to share a snack with a child nearby, when the mom said her daughter couldn’t eat it, because it had too… Continue reading A Reason for my Hope
I have recently started using a different milk for my cereal. For someone who likes to stick to her routine, this is kind of big. For many years now I have used Mocha Mix non-dairy creamer on my cereal. I still really like mocha mix, but it is expensive and I was… Continue reading New Milk!
Got my first jar of Biscoff cookie spread this week. I had heard about it both from my non-PKU sister, and from other PKUers on facebook. Serving size 2 Tb 1 g protein per serving And despite being used as a peanut butter replacement, it is what it says: cookie spread. It is tasty, it… Continue reading Biscoff uses
Tonight I made these stuffed peppers. Here they are next to my husband’s turkey ones. Just thought I would include that because I’m sure a lot of you cook for more than just a PKUer like my mom did. 🙂 I made mine with a pre-packaged Spanish rice plus frozen corn. I blanched the… Continue reading Stuffed Peppers
Today is Mesothelioma Awareness Day. I, like many others, had never heard of this rare form of cancer until this remarkable woman contacted me about it. Though PKU is a totally different prognosis, those of us who have it know what a challenge it can be to get the help you need when you suffer… Continue reading Mesothelioma Awareness Day
Have you heard of this? I never had until it was served to me last night in a delicious strawberry pie. This jell-o-like dessert has no Phe! Apparently it can be used as a pudding, pie filling or glaze. I haven’t tasted it by itself. I don’t know if I would like it that way… Continue reading “Danish Dessert” a FREE food!