Last week my sister Marianne and her cute little family came to visit for my daughter Elena’s fourth birthday. It was so nice to see them! I have mostly lived away from family during my marriage, and now my sister is a 3 hour drive away. Yay! Many more get-togethers to come. One night for… Continue reading Summer Kababs
I love sauces. I mean when you can’t eat meat and cheese, flavoring your food can go a long way to make a meal enjoyable. As someone with a milder case of PKU, I sometimes don’t even think about the Phe in sauces and seasonings. But I know many people have to count things like… Continue reading Phe in Sauces
I thought I’d try making these again. I used zucchini this time. Also, I asked on facebook what people like to put in their stuffed peppers, and it occurred to me that the sauce is maybe what makes the difference. I decided to try an Old El Paso sauce. I chose Roasted Tomato and really… Continue reading Stuffed Peppers again
You may be thinking that was a typo. But no, I meant, “protein cooking,” not, “Low-protein cooking.” Because, for many of us, we are not living our PKU life in isolation, we are a part of a family! We often end up cooking protein and low-protein food side by side. Growing up I am sure… Continue reading Protein Cooking
This Saturday I went to an awesome event hosted by my PKU clinic at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, sponsored by BioMarin Pharmeceutical Inc. It was held in a cooking studio called AndyFood. There were a couple presentations followed by a cooking workshop by Chef Andy Broder. I learned some interesting things, got inspired about cooking and met… Continue reading Creative Cooking for PKU Families Event
Ok I am so excited about this! Lately I have been getting more into cooking. In the past it has been a little stressful for me. This is probably partly because I didn’t have much practice — I simply hadn’t developed the skill very much. But for the most part I think it’s because I was… Continue reading Zucchini Stroganoff – cooking success!
Hopefully you know that anything I post can be adapted to meet your (or your child’s) low-phe needs. I post recipes to serve as inspiration for you. Growing up I always had low-protein pizza dough. Now that I can eat a little more protein I sometimes use french bread leftover from a different meal. Since… Continue reading Little Pizzas