No Limits PKU: Marketa Rysava’s Journey

Marketa Rysava is a PKUer who has traveled the world – and she’s about to start a new journey to Uganda. Marketa will be volunteering with the Girl Power Foundation, a group dedicated to empowering young girls by providing them with young female role models and building strong self-esteem… all while staying on-diet. At the Girl Power Foundation site where Marketa will be working, girls learn practical and business skills by recycling discarded materials into products. One product they sell [...]

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Celebrate the 4th of July with tasty food!

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Here are recipes to help you plan a fabulous feast for friends and family that everyone can enjoy – whether or not they’re on a low-protein diet. Menu Basil Garlic Butter with Artisan Bread Picnic Pasta Salad Grilled Onion, Pepper, and Mushroom Quesadillas  Peach Shortcakes Brooke’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies Basil Garlic Butter with Artisan Bread Ingredients 8 Tbs (1 stick) butter, room temperature 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil Kosher salt and white pepper, to taste Directions Combine all the [...]

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Fourth of July Foods for a low-pro Feast

It’s time for a Fourth of July picnic! We’ve put together a tasty, varied menu for anyone following a low-protein diet. Enjoy your food while staying on diet — you’ll feel balanced, and feel better. And that’s what everyone at Cambrooke wants for you as we celebrate Independence day. Menu Moroccan Carrot Dip Picnic Pasta Salad Grilled Onion, Pepper, and Mushroom Quesadillas Peach Shortcakes Brookes’ Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies Moroccan Carrot Dip Ingredients 1 pound carrots, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks 2 to 3 cloves garlic 3/4 tsp fresh ginger [...]

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Sports, Nutrition, and PKU

Father’s Day is just around the corner. We know that a lot of Dads like to spend time on Father’s Day playing sports with the kids – tossing a baseball, shooting some hoops, throwing a football, or even getting down and dirty in an obstacle race. When Dad, daughter, or son has PKU, it’s a good idea to plan ahead to make sure everyone gets the nutrition they need to play hard and have fun. “Kids with PKU don’t have [...]

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