COOKING & FOOD
Food is central to our life – not only for essential nourishment, but also an important part of how we celebrate holidays, honor family traditions and experience new regions and cultures. This doesn’t change when you or a loved one has PKU. Whether you’re an experienced cook or have rarely stepped inside your kitchen, the following resources can help you integrate low protein food into your life and your celebrations.
RECIPES FROM THE 2014 NPKUA CONFERENCE
Click here to for the delicious recipes Developed by Chef Kevin Brown for the 2014 NPKUA Conference.
BIOMARIN LOW-PROTEIN FLYERS
Special days like birthdays, Valentine's Day, Easter, and Halloween are lots of fun, but can be tricky to follow your low-protein diet. Here are some tips provided by BioMarin so you too can enjoy sweet treats while still keeping your PKU in mind.
Enjoy Sweets and Treats the Low-Protein Way
Many people with PKU eat the same foods as the rest of their family on Thanksgiving, but will avoid turkey. This helps, but the Phe content without turkey is still twice the amount that many people with PKU can have. Here are some tips provided by BioMarin to help you enjoy traditional Thanksgiving foods without compromising metabolic control.
Low-Protein Thanksgiving Tips
A traditional holiday meal has more than 30 grams of protein, and that's when the portions are small. BioMarin has put together a sample nutrient breakdown of a holiday meal and examples of how to celebrate the holidays with low-protein meals.
Celebrate the Holidays with Low-Protein Meals