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What foods can be Liquidised?

What foods can be Liquidised?

Blend ripened soft fruit (e.g. bananas) or soft tinned fruit (e.g. peaches) with enough liquid (milk, cream, fruit juice) to create a smooth, pourable consistency. Stew hard fruits (e.g. plums, apple, rhubarb) down to a pulp then blend with extra liquid until smooth and pourable.

What is the difference between pureed and Liquidised food?

As verbs the difference between puree and liquefy is that puree is to crush or grind food into a puree while liquefy is (physics|chemistry) to make into a liquid, either by condensing a gas or by melting a solid.

What to feed someone who has trouble swallowing?

Drink fluids (including soups and shakes) throughout the day. Increase calories by adding cream, butter, sour cream or milk to recipes, and jellies or honey to sweeten foods. To increase protein intake, use milk instead of water in recipes and add powdered milk to cereals, puddings and mashed potatoes.

What can you eat on a semi liquid diet?

Cold Semi-Liquid Diet Foods

Food Groups Recommended
Breads and cereals Lukewarm, smooth, cooked cereals
Fats Butter or fortified margarine, cream
Fruits Nectars, apple juice, noncitrus fruit juices
Meats and meat substitutes Any mild, pureed meat or chicken in mousse form; plain and sweetened, flavored yogurt

What is a Liquidised diet?

What is a liquidised diet? Liquidised food is thinner than a thick puree. It is smooth and doesn’t need to be chewed. Most food can be liquidised by blending it with gravy, sauces, milk or water. You can change the thickness of the liquidised diet by adding more or less liquid.

How can I make my Liquidised diet more attractive?

For a fast, visually appealing way to present puréed food, use a piping bag and pipe foods such as mashed potato, puréed carrots, or pumpkin on a plate in bite-sized portions. By adding a sauce or gravy to puréed meat will not only make it look more appetising but also add extra flavour and moisture.

Are scrambled eggs considered puréed?

Pureed foods Lean ground meat, poultry or fish. Cottage cheese. Soft scrambled eggs. Cooked cereal.

Is rice considered soft food?

Soft cereals. Hot cereals, like cream of wheat or oatmeal. Pasta and noodles. White rice.

What soft foods are high in protein?

What soft foods are high in protein?

  • Tender meats, like pot roast, shredded chicken or pulled pork (Gravy is your friend on a soft diet!)
  • Yogurt or kefir.
  • Nut butters, like peanut, almond or cashew.
  • Smoothies made with protein powder, yogurt, kefir or nut butters.
  • Soft scrambled eggs and egg salad.

How to eat well on a liquidised diet?

 Ensure that all foods are well cooked and moist  Remove skins, seeds and cut into small chunks before liquidising  Liquidise small quantities at a time to avoid lumps  Always liquidise dry foods with extra liquids such as gravy, milk or stock (try not to use only water as this reduces the goodness in the food).

What’s the best way to make a soup with liquid?

Meats: You can puree various meats or use strained baby food meats for soups and purees. A basic recipe is to blend a ½ cup of meat and ½ cup of liquid, like gravy, broth or milk (Add more if necessary) until it is smooth. Eggs: Use pasteurized eggs or liquid egg products, or cook to a soft-custard to mix into your purees.

What foods can you add to liquid diet?

Fruit – blend soft, frozen fruit that has been thawed, or very ripe fresh fruit e.g. strawberries, peaches, bananas. Try adding fruit juice, custard, yoghurt or ice cream. Sieve the puree to remove the pips or skin. Vegetables – cook vegetables to soften them before blending. Liquidise cooked, frozen or tinned vegetables.

What foods can you liquidise on the gasthealth diet?

Ham – pineapple or fruit juices, cheese sauce. Pork – gravy, soup, apple juice, apple sauce. Potatoes – add extra fluid such as warm milk, butter or cream. Pasta and rice – liquidise/blend using warm milk and butter, white or cheese sauces.