Category Archives : All Recipes

Butternut Squash Curry Stew

Butternut Squash Curry Stew   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 6 to 8 servings Serving size: 240 gm Phe Per Serving: 123 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .51 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 165 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 922 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1236 kcal Protein Per Serving: 3.52 gm Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  1 hour 5 mins […]

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Not Dogs

Not Dogs   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 10 not dogs Serving size: 1 carrot Phe Per Serving: 17 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .31 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 20 kcal Protein Per Serving: .4 gm Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  10 mins Print So about five years ago my sister took me to this amazing restaurant in NYC called […]

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Lasagna

Lasgana   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 6 individual lasagnas Serving size: 1 lasagna Phe Per Serving: 245 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .71 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 483 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 1479 mg Calories Per Recipe: 2898 kcal Protein Per Serving: 6.95 gm Cuisine: Italian Prep time:  182 hours Cook time:  35 mins Total time:  182 hours 35 mins Print This is […]

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Fresh Pasta

Fresh Pasta   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: Serves 4, 612 gm total Serving size: 153 gm Phe Per Serving: 68 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .45 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 363 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 273 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1451 kcal Protein Per Serving: 1.45 gm Prep time:  60 mins Total time:  1 hour Print This is a versatile recipe that […]

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Pita Bread

Pita Bread   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 12 pitas Serving size: 1 pita Phe Per Serving: 25 mg Calories Per Serving: 143 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 304 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1715 kcal Prep time:  40 mins Cook time:  3 mins Total time:  43 mins Print For those of you not on Cook for Love’s facebook page, I needed to […]

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Phelafel

Phelafel   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 23 phelafels Serving size: 1 ball Phe Per Serving: 19 mg Calories Per Serving: 30 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 430 mg Calories Per Recipe: 415 kcal Protein Per Serving: .45 gm Cuisine: Middle Eastern Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  65 mins Total time:  1 hour 25 mins Print Falafels are one of my favorite special […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Chips

Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Chips   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 18 chips Serving size: 1 chip Phe Per Serving: .6 mg Calories Per Serving: 27 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 10.5 mg Calories Per Recipe: 490 kcal Protein Per Serving: .02 gm Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  8 mins Total time:  13 mins Print These are a perfect treat with fruit salsa […]

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Flour Tortilla #2

Flour Tortilla Mix #2   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 12 tortillas Serving size: 1 tortilla Phe Per Serving: 1 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .05 mg/gm mix Calories Per Serving: 113 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 14 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1355 kcal Protein Per Serving: .03 gm Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  4 mins Total time:  14 mins Print This is […]

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Tortilla Soup

Tortilla Soup   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 5 to 6 cups Serving size: 1 cup (240 gm) Phe Per Serving: 133 mg, with garnishes Mg phe/ Gm food: .42 mg/gm broth Calories Per Serving: 179 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 732 mg Calories Per Recipe: 988 kcal Protein Per Serving: 3.29 gm Prep time:  25 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  1 […]

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Potato Pizza

Potato Pizza   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 12 slices Serving size: 1 slice Phe Per Serving: 68 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .73 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 202 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 820 mg Calories Per Recipe: 2421 kcal Protein Per Serving: 1.59 gm Prep time:  40 mins Cook time:  25 mins Total time:  1 hour 5 mins Print The potato pizza […]

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Pound Cake

Pound Cake   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 2 loaves, 24 slices Serving size: 1 slice Phe Per Serving: 37 mg Calories Per Serving: 187 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 892 mg Calories Per Recipe: 4485 kcal Protein Per Serving: .73 gm Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  50 mins Total time:  1 hour 20 mins Print This is our new favorite cake […]

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Browned Butter Sour Cream Frosting

Browned Butter Sour Cream Frosting   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 3 cups Serving size: 30 gm Phe Per Serving: 8 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .24 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 150 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 184 mg Calories Per Recipe: 3607 kcal Protein Per Serving: .15 gm Prep time:  15 mins Total time:  15 mins Print This frosting has a slight tang […]

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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 24 servings Serving size: 1 slice Phe Per Serving: 31 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .51 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 238 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 736 mg Calories Per Recipe: 5713 kcal Protein Per Serving: .7 gm Prep time:  45 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  1 hour 30 mins Print Carrot Cake is […]

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Veggie Balls

Veggie Balls   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 30 balls Serving size: 1 ball Phe Per Serving: 23 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: 1.04 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 27 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 683 mg Calories Per Recipe: 879 kcal Protein Per Serving: .69 gm Cuisine: Italian Prep time:  60 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  1 hour 15 mins Print These delicious […]

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Ethan’s Braised Briskphet

Ethan’s Braised Briskphet   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 10 slices Serving size: 2 slices with gravy Phe Per Serving: 51 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .63 mg/gm briskphet only Calories Per Serving: 848 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 170 kcal Calories Per Recipe: 254 mg Protein Per Serving: 1.24 gm Prep time:  40 mins Cook time:  50 mins Total time:  1 hour 30 […]

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Matzo Ball Soup

Matzo Ball Soup (recipe in progress)   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 10 Matzo, 5 servings Serving size: 2 matzo balls with 1 cup of broth Phe Per Serving: 76 mg* see notes Calories Per Serving: 228 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 378 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1142 kcal Prep time:  40 mins Cook time:  8 mins Total time:  48 mins Print […]

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Shepherd’s Pie

Shepherd’s Pie   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 6 servings Serving size: 198 gm Phe Per Serving: 133 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .67 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 214 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 797 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1284 kcal Protein Per Serving: 3.47 gm Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  1 hour Total time:  1 hour 30 mins Print This mushroom stew […]

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Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 12 muffins Serving size: 1 muffin Phe Per Serving: 26 mg Calories Per Serving: 265 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 312 mg Calories Per Recipe: 3180 kcal Protein Per Serving: .59 gm Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  25 mins Total time:  55 mins Print These delicious muffins are better than any bakery. You can […]

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Pasta Alfredo

Pasta Alfredo   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 1 serving Serving size: 200 gm Phe Per Serving: 92 mg Phe Per Recipe: 545 kcal Protein Per Serving: 2 gm Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  8 mins Total time:  13 mins Print This could possibly be the simplest recipe on CFL’s site, yet one of the most delicious. You can […]

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Veggie Burger #2

Veggie Burger #2   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 5 Serving size: 1 burger (80 gm) Phe Per Serving: 84 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: 1.05 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 113 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 420 mg Calories Per Recipe: 566 kcal Protein Per Serving: 1.92 gm Prep time:  25 mins Cook time:  6 mins Total time:  31 mins Print I have to […]

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Sloppy Janes

Sloppy Janes   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 8 servings Serving size: 90 gm (1/2 cup) Phe Per Serving: 71 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .78 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 90 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 567 mg Calories Per Recipe: 717 kcal Protein Per Serving: 2.18 Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  50 mins Print These delicious low protein […]

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Crunchy Granola Bar

Crunchy Granola Bar   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 16 bars Serving size: 1 bar Phe Per Serving: 37 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: 1.54 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 116 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 585 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1863 kcal Protein Per Serving: .75 gm Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  18 mins Total time:  33 mins Print Molly has been after […]

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Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies

Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 36 cookies Serving size: 1 cookie Phe Per Serving: 5 mg Calories Per Serving: 110 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 192 mg Calories Per Recipe: 3960 kcal Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  40 mins Print These spicy cookies are not for the faint hearted. They have a […]

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Apple Cider Donuts

Apple Cider Donuts   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 12 donuts + 12 holes Serving size: 1 donut + 1 hole Phe Per Serving: 17 mg Calories Per Serving: 172 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 202 mg Calories Per Recipe: 2066 kcal Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  3 mins Total time:  23 mins Print Once Fall rolls around, it is time […]

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Pumpkin Scones

Pumpkin Scones   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 18 mini scones Serving size: 1 scone Phe Per Serving: 18 mg Calories Per Serving: 146 Phe Per Recipe: 323 mg Calories Per Recipe: 2633 kcal Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  12 mins Total time:  27 mins Print When Starbucks started offering coconut milk and Molly started ordering a decaf pumpkin spice […]

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Pumpkin Brownies

Pumpkin Brownies   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 16 brownies Serving size: 1 brownie Phe Per Serving: 21 mg Phe Per Recipe: 343 mg Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  35 mins Print Ingredients ½ cup butter, melted [48 mg] ½ cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar [4 mg] 1 tsp ground cinnamon [3 mg] […]

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Toasted Bread Crumbs

Toasted Bread Crumbs   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: about 1 cup Serving size: 1 tablespoon (10 gm) Phe Per Serving: 9 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .92 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 45 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 138 mg Calories Per Recipe: 667 kcal Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  45 mins Print These are great to have […]

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Yeasted Donuts

Here is your low protein Dunkin Donut and munchkin-like recipe for the PKU diet. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Glazed Pumpkin Donuts

Low protein pumpkin donut recipe for the PKU diet. These low protein donuts are Molly’s birthday breakfast choice every year. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Porridge

Low protein porridge recipe for the PKU diet. When it is a chilly morning or when Molly is not feeling well, this is one of her favorite comfort foods. It is also very low in phe but high in calories so it is perfect when we are trying to bring levels down. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Sandwich Bread

5.0 from 4 reviews Sandwich Bread   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 1 loaf, 18 slices Serving size: 1 slice Phe Per Serving: 21 mg Calories Per Serving: 110 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 381 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1980 kcal Recipe type: Breads Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  60 mins Total time:  1 hour 30 mins Print Could my quest finally […]

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Morning Glory Muffins

Low Protein Morning Glory Muffins for the PKU diet. These low protein muffins are moist and delicious and chock-full of fruits and veggies. A great breakfast on the go that will keep you feeling full. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Owen’s Zucchini Bread

Low Protein Zucchini Bread for the PKU diet. This delicious, moist quick bread is sure to become a favorite. It is lovely for breakfast fresh or toasted, and makes a nice snack with a mug of tea. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Penne A la Vodka

A quick and delicious midweek meal that the entire family enjoys. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Hints and Tips for Johns Apple Muffins

John’s Apple Muffins Author: Brenda Winiarski Tips for Quick Breads and Muffins:  First off, watch the banana bread video.  The basic techniques are applicable to all of the quick breads. All quick breads can be made into 12 regular sized or 36 mini muffins.  All you need to do is change the baking time.  25 […]

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Bagels

This delicious low protein bagel will be a favorite Sunday morning breakfast treat. To access this low protein bagel recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website and your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Jeez Its

Jeez Its   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 250 one inch crackers Serving size: 10 crackers Phe Per Serving: 9 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .75 mg/gm Phe Per Recipe: 215 mg Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  35 mins Total time:  1 hour 5 mins Print This divine little cracker is for Anna because no one should have to […]

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Veggie Noodle Soup

Veggie Noodle Soup   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 1500 gm (without noodles), approximately 8 cups (180 gm) Serving size: 1 cup (240 gm) Phe Per Serving: 54 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .23 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 146 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 363 mg + phe in noodles Calories Per Recipe: 603 kcal + noodles Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  […]

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Cream of Vegetable Soup

5.0 from 1 reviews Cream of Vegetable Soup   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 1210 gm, 6 to 7 cups Serving size: 1 cup (180 gm) Phe Per Serving: 65 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .36 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 119 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 420 mg Calories Per Recipe: 797 kcal Recipe type: Soup Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  35 mins […]

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Caesar Salad

Caesar Salad   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 10 servings Serving size: 1½ cups Phe Per Serving: 41 mg Calories Per Serving: 223 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 409 mg Calories Per Recipe: 2229 kcal Recipe type: Salad Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  30 mins Total time:  45 mins Print So you can’t have parmesan cheese, anchovies or eggs – the three […]

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Burger and Hot Dog Buns

Burger and Hot Dog Buns   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 10 buns Serving size: 1 bun Phe Per Serving: 39 mg Calories Per Serving: 208 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 387 mg Calories Per Recipe: 2082 kcal Recipe type: Breads Prep time:  40 mins Cook time:  35 mins Total time:  1 hour 15 mins Print We have been getting a lot of […]

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English Muffins

Low Protein English Muffin recipe for the PKU diet. The nooks and crannies in this toasted low protein English Muffin will hold the melted oozing butter for a scrumptious quick breakfast. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Soft Pretzels

Rate This Recipe Soft Pretzels   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 12 pretzels Serving size: 1 pretzel Phe Per Serving: 20 mg Calories Per Serving: 135 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 237 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1617 kcal Recipe type: Breads Prep time:  90 mins Cook time:  25 mins Total time:  1 hour 55 mins Print These delicious salted knots of bread with […]

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Pancake and Waffle Mix

Low Protein Pancake Mix recipe for the PKU diet. This low protein pancake mix is a staple in our house. With the mix in the fridge, you can have low protein pancakes on the table in less than 10 minutes. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Tortillas

4.5 from 2 reviews Tortillas   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 20 tortillas Serving size: 1 tortilla Phe Per Serving: 19 mg Calories Per Serving: 99 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 381 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1980 kcal Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  4 mins Total time:  14 mins Print For those of you not on Cook for Love’s facebook page, […]

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Pancakes

Low Protein Pancake recipe for the PKU diet. Low protein pancakes are the ultimate comfort food. Quick and easy to make. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Waffles

Low Protein Waffle recipe for the PKU diet. These delicious low protein waffles can be frozen so you can pop them into the toaster for a quick breakfast during the week. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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French Toast

Low Protein French Toast recipe for the PKU diet. French toast is my all time favorite breakfast. When I was a child I went through a stage of eating it for breakfast, lunch and dinner for a month (sorry mom). I knew it was something I needed to adapt for Molly. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Upside Down Apple Pancake

Low Protein Upside Down Apple Pancake recipe for the PKU diet. By calling this delicious concoction a pancake, I am essentially justifying cake for breakfast. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Crepes

Low Protein Crepes for the PKU diet. These delicious crepes can be filled with endless combinations. Add sliced fruits, such as berries, peaches, sauted apples, etc. to the center and roll the sides up and over the filling. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Eggcellent Breakfast Mix

A Savory Low Protein egg mix for the PKU diet. This mix is the base to make low protein omelets, scrambled eggs and quiches. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Quiche Me

Low Protein Quiche for the PKU Diet. These delicious low protein quiches make a great breakfast, brunch or lunch. If you bake them in a mini muffin pan, they are a fantastic appetizer. To access this low protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Deep Fried Pasta

5.0 from 2 reviews Deep Fried Pasta   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 4 cups, 2 servings Serving size: 82 gm, 2 cups Phe Per Serving: 23 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .27 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 316 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 45 mg Calories Per Recipe: 632 kcal Prep time:  8 mins Cook time:  4 mins Total time:  12 mins Print […]

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Drunken Noodles

This pasta dish is so flavorful and so easy to make. You can change up the veggies if you like. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Quick Cinnamon Buns

Low Protein Cinnamon Buns for the PKU diet. If I need to bribe my kids, cinnamon buns are the way to go. Who does not love the heavenly smell and taste of cinnamon? These really are easy to make and the dough freezes well, so you can pop them right into the oven (don’t defrost) whenever you need a pick-me-up. To access this recipe, please register or sign in to our free website. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Oven Roasted Portobellos

This is my go to rich and delicious “special” meal for both Molly and myself. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Scones

Low Protein Scones and Low Protein Irish Soda Bread for the PKU diet. In my family, scones have been a tradition passed down from one generation to the next. For me, there is nothing more of a comfort food than a scone and a hot mug of tea. It is a tradition that I wanted to continue with Molly, so I was particularly fussy to get the taste just right. To access this low protein recipe, please sign in or register.

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John’s Apple Muffins

Low Protein Apple Muffins for the PKU diet. These moist, apple studded low protein muffins are Molly’s all-time favorites and a perfect back to school breakfast on the go or lunch. The brown sugar on the top adds a nice little crunch so don’t skimp out on it. After all, we all know the lid is the best part of a muffin! To access this low protein recipe, please sign up or log in to our free website.

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Vegurkey Vegetable Patties

5.0 from 1 reviews Vegurkey Vegetable Patties   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 6 three-inch Vegurkeys Serving size: 1 Vegurkey Phe Per Serving: 51 mg Calories Per Serving: 92 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 305 mg Calories Per Recipe: 550 kcal Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  6 mins Total time:  26 mins Print While roasted portabellas is my favorite go to […]

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Pumpkin Bread

Low Protein Pumpkin Bread for the PKU community. This is a great and very easy quickbread that the entire family will enjoy. You can eat it warm out of the oven, or toast any leftovers for breakfast the next morning. To access the recipe, please sign in or register to be part of our free low protein culinary website.

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KFC – Kentucky Fried Cauliflower

5.0 from 3 reviews KFC – Kentucky Fried Cauliflower   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 4 servings Serving size: 4 florets, 80 gm Phe Per Serving: 61 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .76 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 114 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 243 mg Calories Per Recipe: 456 kcal Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  3 mins Total time:  8 mins Print […]

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Pasta Salad

Pasta Salad   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 8 large servings Phe Per Serving: 83 mg Calories Per Serving: 380 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 522 mg + pasta 37 to 55 mg depending upon serving size + phe from pasta Calories Per Recipe: 1380 kcal + pasta Recipe type: Salad Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  9 mins Total time:  29 […]

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Mashed Potatoes

A rich mashed potato for everyone to enjoy. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Brownies

Out of all the recipes that I have adapted, brownies have been the most difficult. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Blondies

These rich and decadent little bars are really easy to make (nice for a change, right?). To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Chocolate Chip Cookies

If there is any dessert more American than a chocolate chip cookie? To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Royal Icing

You can make this icing a little thicker or thinner as desired. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Pumpkin Raisin Cookies

These soft and chewy cookies are a wonderful treat in anyone’s lunch bag. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Snickerdoodles

With their crisp exterior and soft chewy inside, it is no wonder that these are a favorite in our house. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Sugar Cookies

These drop sugar cookies are a perfect tea time snack that everyone in the family will enjoy. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Gingered Sugar Cookies

When I saw these cookies in Cook’s Illustrated, I knew I wanted to adapt them. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Biscotti

Biscotti are Italian cookies that are baked twice. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Spritz Cookies

While I love the roll out cookies (sugar, ginger and linzer), they are a lot of work. I like to have a few simple cookies to help fill the plate as well. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Fancy Jam Dots

Using a cookie press, you can have beautiful jam cookies that would put most bakeries to shame. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Apple Sage Stuffing

This is Molly’s favorite dish and I can see why. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Whiskey Cake

Growing up, whiskey cake was a favorite family dessert. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Buttercream Frosting

This recipe is from the Riviera Bakery – my favorite bakery in the world. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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String Bean Casserole

What is Thanksgiving without a string bean casserole? This one will put your Campbell Mushroom’s Soup/Durkee onion one to shame. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Linzer Cookies

There is a German Bakery that has the most delicious linzer cookies. I was determined to make low protein linzer cookies that tasted as good. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Baking Mix

Low Protein Baking Mix for the PKU Diet. This low protein dry mix is the base or “flour” for a variety of baked goods. The cake flour adds a nice textures to cakes and muffins and the xanthan gum makes low protein baked goods a little less fragile. To access this recipe, please sign in or register to join our free low protein culinary website.

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Peach Crumble

An easy dessert that tastes delicious, and the crumb topping can be made in advance and stored in the freezer. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Gingerbread Cookies

This gingerbread cookie recipe is perfect for making a low protein gingerbread house and gingerbread men. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Braised Smashed Potatoes and Celery Root

This recipe is adapted from Myra Kornfeld’s Healthy Hedonist and is one of my favorite fall/winter side dishes. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Cranberry-Orange Sauce

So easy to make and much better than a can of cranberry sauce. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Apple Pie

I have been playing with a low-protein pie dough recipe for many years and think I’ve finally got it right. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Oven Roasted Glazed Brussel Sprouts

I first tried this recipe in culinary school and it was the first time I liked brussel sprouts. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Mushroom Bolognese

This simple sauce is such a great midweek comfort meal for the whole family to enjoy. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Pumpkin Pie

It took a lot of fiddling to get the texture right on this one. The secret to our rich and creamy filling is two-fold. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Glazed Carrots

Boiled carrots are not something I enjoy. Roast them or glaze them and I am amazed how they are transformed. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Roasted Vegetables

If you have not tried them yet, I urge you to make roasted vegetables. The carmelized vegetables take on such a different taste. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Potato Au Gratin

Potato Au Gratin is quite possibly the best comfort food in the universe but for some unknown reason I always reserve it for the holidays or a special occasion. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Potato Cassava Latkes

Molly and Liam being of Irish decent love their potatoes. Both have been sick lately, so I have become mildly obsessed with cassava. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Oven Baked Spicy Fries

French Fries are simply delicious, and all of us in our house eat way too many of them. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Macaroni and Cheese

The ideal comfort food. This creamy sauce makes a rich low protein dish that will appeal to child and adult alike. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Boston Faked Beans

We serve these over low protein hot dogs, over a baked potato, in a fried potato skin with a fancy breakfast for dinner, on toast, etc. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Onion Rings

Light and delicious, these onion rings are incredible. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Grilled Vegetables with Basil Oil

We have grilled vegetables at least twice a week when the summer rolls around and it is too hot to think about turning on an oven. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Pizza

Using this recipe, you can make a thinner crust pizza or a Sicilian style (my favorite) deep dish pizza. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Asian Flavored Grilled Vegetables

We have grilled vegetables at least twice a week when the summer rolls around and it is too hot to think about turning on an oven. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Mexican Rice

This rice goes great with tacos and burritos and the mushroom fajita recipe. It is also a nice side dish any night of the week. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Veggie Nuggets

While the recipe might seem daunting at first glance, keep in mind the effort you put in will provide you with a month’s supply of nuggets. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Veggie Burgers

Veggie burgers were once the bane of my existence. I could achieve a nice flavor but the texture was mealy. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Southwestern Portobello Burgers

These are my absolute favorite veggie burger in the world and are simple to make. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Tacos

Mexican food is my all time favorite. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Vegetarian Chili

This chili is out of this world and one of the first dishes I look forward to making. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Mushroom Fajitas

This recipe needed very little adapting to make it suitable for the low protein diet. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Pierogi

Before I met my husband, I never even knew what a pierogi was. When I had one, well let’s just say it was love at first bite. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Butternut Squash Ravioli

There is nothing in the world like fresh ravioli. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Irish Stew

This is a wonderful hearty meal when it is cold outside. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Herb and Butter Rice

This rice is a great side dish to any meal. It is an easy and very low filler. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Roasted Portabellas in Red Wine Sauce

Portabellas are one of my favorite “go to” vegetables for an entree. They absorb flavors like a sponge. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Butter Sage Sauce

Butter Sage Sauce   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 4 servings Serving size: 2 tablespoons Phe Per Serving: 15 mg phe Calories Per Serving: 206 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 58 mg Calories Per Recipe: 825 kcal Recipe type: Sauce Prep time:  8 mins Cook time:  5 mins Total time:  13 mins Print When you brown butter, you are evaporating the water in […]

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Classic Potato Salad

Classic Potato Salad   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 8 – 10 servings Serving size: 125 gm (1/2 cup) Phe Per Serving: 95 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .76 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 201 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 843 mg Calories Per Recipe: 1787 Recipe type: Salad Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  30 mins Print Potato Salad means […]

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Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 1 LP serving, 8 high protein servings Serving size: 150 gm Phe Per Serving: 41 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .27 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 327 kcal Recipe type: Salad Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  30 mins Print What is a BBQ without all of the salads? This […]

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Cole Slaw

Cole Slaw   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: fourteen ¼ cup Serving size: 50 gm Phe Per Serving: 20 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .39 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 74 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 82 mg phe Calories Per Recipe: 1035 Prep time:  15 mins Total time:  15 mins Print Creamy coleslaw is delicious on its own and one of my favorite […]

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Asian Slaw

Asian Slaw   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 8 Serving size: 102 gm Phe Per Serving: 43 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .42 mg/gm Phe Per Recipe: 345 mg Prep time:  15 mins Total time:  15 mins Print This delicious slaw goes perfect with Asian Style Grilled vegetables or the Asian Portabella Burger. Ingredients 400 gm cabbage, shredded or 1 […]

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Jicama Slaw

Jimaca Slaw   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 6 servings Serving size: 105 gm Phe Per Serving: 23 mg Mg phe/ Gm food: .22 mg/gm Calories Per Serving: 50 kcal Phe Per Recipe: 140 mg Calories Per Recipe: 300 kcal Recipe type: Side Prep time:  20 mins Total time:  20 mins Print If you have never had jicama, go to the store now […]

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German Apple Cake

This recipe has been a Thanksgiving tradition with my family for more years than I care to admit. To access this low-protein recipe, please log in or register. Cook for Love is a free website filled with PKU-friendly recipes. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties.

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Whoopie Pie

Whoopie Pie   Author: Brenda Winiarski Nutrition Information Yield: 12 Serving size: 12 Phe Per Serving: 44 Phe Per Recipe: 477 Protein Per Serving: .9 Recipe type: Dessert Prep time:  30 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  45 mins Print Making whoopie in the kitchen, now that is adventurous! Hands down, my new all time favorite dessert. Fluffy marshmallow creme nestled […]

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Pancakes

Pancakes — yum! The ultimate comfort food. I must confess when things are crazy in our house or someone has had a bad day, we reach for Brunner – breakfast for dinner. This is very unchef-like and I am sure my instructors at school would not be impressed, but the kids love it. This recipe […]

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Mint Oreo Ice Cream

Is there anything more refreshing than Mint Oreo or Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream on a hot day? Serve this over a brownie and it is heaven! You can easily replace the Kinnitoos gluten free oreos with regular ones if you can afford the phe or chocolate chips for Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. Mint […]

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