Any suggestions for pureed foods?

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Dad has been placed on a pureed-foods only diet for at least a few weeks. Fortunately, I used to make my kids' baby food, so I'm not totally at a loss, but he's used to more complex meals than they were. I'd appreciate ideas for grown-up meals that puree well.

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How about rice pudding? Cream of wheat. Refried beans with cheese. Puréed sweet potatoes with a little maple syrup. Hard boiled eggs seasoned like deviled eggs. Maybe shrimp gumbo...it'd be like a bisque. Ham salad. Spinach artichoke dip.
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Well, we're doing better than I expected :) Yesterday I was able to poach some chicken and boil up some rice, puree both of those and pour gravy over the whole thing. He admitted that at least it tasted better than the hospital food!

How about breakfasts? Oatmeal has gotten old already, and he won't drink smoothies. Today we let some wheat Chex soak in milk until soggy (yuck!) but that won't last long.
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I was scared to death when we first learned Mama would not eat "food" anymore...but now she seems to look forward to her "meals"....and it is easy for me to keep track of her caloric intake...I do add sugar, salt, etc. to taste and Mama does not have issues with diabetes, so if your loved one does, you would need to use the sweetening substitues, maybe some honey or truvia...but these are all really good...and nutritionally complete.
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This past December, my Mama just suddenly stopped chewing anything...just refused to chew anymore...The Hospice folks told us she could survive on the nutrtional supplements...well, those things only come in vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, and butter pecan and I think dark and milk chocolate too now.

I worried she was bored with such limited variety, so I bought a rocket blender. We also had a friend give us a large supply of the Jevity 1.2 and that stuff is feeding tube only and I tasted it and blech!!!! so I feared we would not be able to even use that but I got busy with my blender to see what I might concoct. I have come up with all sorts of creations. Mix a can of nutritional supplement with any of the following :

peanut butter
peanut butter and chocolate
nesquick choc and strawberry
malted powder chocolate or vanilla
milk flavorings (in the flavored milk section at walmart)
a scoop of their favorite ice cream
sherbert ...any flavor
different flavorings...I use maple, almond, mint, banana, orange, lemon
maraschino cherries
fresh bananas I usually use a half of a large one, a can of the supplement (plain or vanilla) and a little vanilla flavoring and sugar
any fresh fruit
also chilled watermelon from which you've removed the seeds , cantalope, fresh berries of any kind and as kazza mentioned, mangos...all of these make really yummy sorbets or slurpee type drinks...
Mama loves all of these...and so far has lost NO weight since going onto this diet.
I even make one with mashed pumpkin, and some spices like cinnamon and nutmeg and a little sweetner and it tastes like the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice lattes...I taste all of them before I give them to her as I don't want to give her anything I would not eat...they are really good. I even made my brother try one..he really enjoyed it.
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Oh and sorbets are great for old people mango is lovely!
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I think you should be able to get some ideas on the internet under cancer? i know my friends girlfriend had to puree her foods at end cancer and she had lots of recipes. Worth a try! Also using spices ginger,garlic etc
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You can puree anything. I have a friend who practically lived on pureed pizza and Chinese food while we were in college. She had broken her jar in a car accident. Puree and reheat....no problem.
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Blannie is right; most meal items can be pureed. But it is nice to have "real adult food" if you have to eat mush. :)

Mashed potatoes. Mashed sweet potatoes. Mashed cauliflower. Mashed squash. These are foods anyone at the table can eat.

Cream of rice. Cream of wheat.

My husband liked chicken noodle soup with big wide noodles and nice chuncks of veggies. When that became hard for him to swallow I put it in the blender and we both had cream of noodle soup. That was one of the more successful ways of serving chicken. Most meats are not very appealing when they are purreed, but as a soup they seem more "normal."

Milk shakes are awesome. Chocolate ice cream, a banana, a scoop of peanut butter, and a little milk was one of my husband's favorites. We also used Greek Yogurt and all kinds of fruit.

Pudding.

Can he eat scrambled eggs? Cottage cheese?

If this diet may only last a few weeks you'll surely be able to get through it together. If it becomes permanent you'll probably need a wider range of ideas.
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Can't you just take whatever you would normally fix and puree the heck out of it with a good blender? I have a Vitamix which could probably puree rocks if I tried, LOL! Bullets are supposed to be pretty good. Just take your regular meal items and puree, puree, puree away!
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Seniors seem to love mashed potatoes. Now unlike feeding the baby, you can add flavor to his taters, garlic, onion, cheese, pesto, gravy of any kind. Mashed sweet potato with butter and honey is yummy.
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