See some tricks and substitutions aimed at making holiday meals more myasthenia gravis-friendly.
Ah, the holidays. There’s so much to love about this time of year: the food, spending time with family, the food, giving and getting gifts and, of course, the food. Meals are a big part of many holiday traditions, but before you dive into creating your next holiday meal masterpiece, there are some things you may want to consider if you or one of your loved ones is living with myasthenia gravis (MG).
Myasthenia gravis-related jaw or throat weakness may make it harder for people with MG to chew and swallow.1 And while traditional holiday dishes are delicious, there are some tricks and ingredient swaps allowing for dishes brimming with seasonal flavor that the whole family can enjoy.