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The April Fool

March 21, 2017A Quickies for Caregivers Sweet Snack The Fool is a traditional English dessert, made of a layer of fruit topped with a layer of stiff sweet whipped cream. This makes it perfect for puree. The sauce, a combination of blueberries and blackberries is colorful, a treat for the eyes as well as the taste buds. The fool can also serve...Read More

Mint Chocolate Shake for St. Patrick’s Day

March 10, 2017This smooth creamy milkshake is green, so we thought it was festive for St. Patrick’s Day. The Essential Puree Guidebook chooses foods that add visual excitement to the dysphagia diet. This is not a diet of bland boring shades of beige. We emphasize over and over again, we eat with our eyes. That means color. The classic combination of chocolate...Read More

How To Manage Time Spent on Puree – Pureed Food Recipes for Adults

February 21, 2017Here at Essential Puree, we try to teach great pureed food recipes for adults for every household or healthcare facility. The Essential Puree Guidebook For the food enthusiasts of the world, we have the Guidebook, from A to Z. The idea is making the food from scratch. These are great recipes simplified, with an emphasis on flavor and suitability for...Read More

The Snicker Shake

February 14, 2017For Valentine’s Day, an American classic. This shake is really delicious and makes a great snack. The Snicker Shake has a secret ingredient. Instead of peanut butter, it uses peanut butter powder. This gives flavor and nutrition, as well as a good texture for the swallow. Ingredients ½ cup plain Greek yogurt ½ cup chocolate cashew milk 1 scoop chocolate...Read More

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