Essential Puree is your source for puree recipes for the adults and the elderly and those looking for soft food diet recipes due to dysphagia, gastric bypass surgery, post-surgery diet, injury or swallowing disorders.
Plus a Complete Guide to Setting Up a Puree Kitchen
Indispensable for caregivers
and families coping with patients on a soft food diet due to dysphagia or swallowing difficulties, this guidebook features:
67 Puréed Food Recipes of Classic American Comfort Food
The Secret to Creating Delicious Puréed Food
Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up Your Pantry, Refrigerator and Freezer
Tips , Tricks and Shortcuts
The National Dysphagia Diet Guidelines
"As a speech-language pathologist who has witnessed the distress of patients and their families when trying to adapt to a modified diet, I highly endorse and welcome this book as a resource for patients and the professionals who serve them."Mary Spremulli, MA, CCC-SLP, Voice Aerobics
"This book is an amazing tool incorporating tasteful recipes into easy-to-make, healthy, pureed dishes.
As a registered dietitian, I had the opportunity to work with Diane on this book. It is all too common to hear about people with dysphagia experiencing weight loss and eating difficulties related to the unpalatable pureed foods often served."Amy Tribolini, MS, RD, LD
Chicken Pot Pie (Quickie Version)
Chicken Pot Pie (From Scratch)
Seafood Pot Pie (From Scratch)
Scallop and Shrimp Pot Pie
Vegetable Pot Pies
Beef Pot Pie
Eggplant Parmesan Light
Stuffed Shells and Oven Roasted
Diane’s Turkey Meatballs
Rock Cornish Game Hens with
Pork Fried Rice
Shrimp Stir Fry
Barbecue Pork in the Slow Cooker
Grilled Lamb Chops with Mashed Potatoes
Salmon in Puff Pastry
Black Bean Crab Cakes
Stone Crab and Baked Potato Cakes
Mom’s Meat Loaf Updated
Diane’s Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms
Holiday Ham with Pineapple
Honey Mustard Glaze
Roast Turkey Breast w/Lemon and Herbs
Steel-Cut Oatmeal with Yogurt & Honey
Blintzes with Blueberry Sauce and Sour Cream
Blueberry Sauce for Pancakes, Oatmeal, Blintzes, Shortcake or Ice Cream
Scrambled Eggs and Mashed Potatoes
Buckwheat Pancakes with Homemade Blueberry Sauce
"Such an incredible resource.
My mother absolutely loves these recipes and is enjoying her meals again. Thank you!"Eileen R.
“Essential Puree is a must have for caregivers and people who are caring for folk who have swallowing difficulties.
Beautifully written and easy to understand recipes. It is an essential support for people living with major health disorders and who are caring for the aged.
Highly recommended!"Lynn P.