Menus for easy swallowing is a new challenge and one I am not well equipped from experience to meet.
The reality is, I explore options and need some brainstorming partners. Remember when I had cancer, and so many of you were on my Cancer Team, encouraging, advising, teaching me how to proceed? Now I ask for a Foods To Nourish Cary Team.
beef, chicken, or fish stock;
mashed potatoes cooked in homemade stock;
vegetables pureed but not to baby food texture; Cary doesn't tolerate that;
hard boiled eggs, finely diced
hamburger, steamed rather than fried, baked,
I have hit the Mother Lode, with lots of ideas, recipes,
Milk/ 2 servings: 1 cup pudding, 1 cup milk or yogurt, 1-3/4 cups ice cream, 1-1/2 oz. cheese, 2 cups cottage cheese;
Meat/ 2 servings: 2 oz. lean meat, fish, poultry, 2 eggs, 4 Tbsps. Peanut butter, 1 cup legumes;
Fruits or vegetables/ 4 servings: 1 medium fruit or vegetable, 1/2 cup fruit or juice, 1/2 cup cooked vegetables, 1 cup raw vegetables, (Be sure to include one citrus fruit and 1 dark green or deep yellow vegetable daily);
Breads or cereals/ 4 servings: 1 slice bread; Cereals/ 1 cup dry cereal, 1/2 cup cooked cereal, pasta, or rice.