This is what I had for dinner tonight! I made crock pot white chicken chili for my husband and daughter. I decided to invent something similar (sort of) for myself. Here I go with a rough recipe! 1 can tomato soup + 1 1/2 cans water 1 tsp chicken Better Than Bouillon 1 tsp… Continue reading Taco Soup Invention
I was so excited when I got an email recently, inviting me to take this survey. This research is being conducted by Denise, a PhD student in Leeds, UK. Denise has PKU and is doing research on diet adherence. Hallelujah! I have written before on how passionate I am about this and how much I feel this needs to… Continue reading Research Survey
I recently took a nutrition class through Thrive to Five, a local community organization to support parents of young children. It was awesome. I’ve always enjoyed learning about nutrition, plus, as a stay-at-home mom, it felt SO GOOD to sit in a classroom (with my 2 year old in the complimentary childcare next door) and be a… Continue reading PKU and Nutrition – challenges and goals
Great news! I have had many parents contact me wanting to meet other PKU families and not knowing where to start. Growing up I went to a clinic at the University of Washington that had monthly meetings with all the parents and PKU patients from a certain age range. We had our blood tests and… Continue reading Kinsights – PKU Parent Support
Hello! How has everyone been? I know it has been quite a while since I’ve posted anything. Well, I have been just a bit busy with these little munchkins. I am loving being a mom of two. It is just enough challenge for me right now to keep me learning and praying lots. Some days are… Continue reading My Family
This was one of those spur-of-the-moment cooking experiments that was a success! I was making my husband enchiladas, which I can’t eat. Normally I make myself some mexi-rice for this meal, but I had run out of time to cook rice, and I even felt too lazy to cook low-pro pasta. I had some cabbage… Continue reading Cabbage Burritos!
Our daughter was born August 11 around 9:00 pm. I had a wonderful un-medicated birth experience. She was 7 lb 10 oz. She felt so small to me! You forget how small babies are. She is so precious and we are happy she’s here. Elena loves her baby sister but definitely also needs a lot… Continue reading Baby Abigail