Soft Food Ideas

//Soft Food Ideas
Soft Food Ideas2018-06-16T02:12:32+00:00


  • Soups (smooth rather than chunky) – virtually any combination of vegetables can be made into a soup, or buy ready made ones!
  • Mashed avocado/guacamole
  • Fresh spinach, kale or other greens, cooked very soft
  • Sweet potatoes, baked until very soft
  • Soft-cooked or mashed carrots, squash, pumpkin
  • Cauliflower and broccoli, cooked very soft
  • Vegetable curry, cooked very soft (serve with boiled rice)
  • Vegetable juice (such as tomato juice)



  • Fruit juice
  • Fruit smoothies
  • Mashed bananas
  • Baked apples
  • Baked bananas
  • Applesauce (U.S.)


Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other protein foods:

  • Soup with soft meats
  • Moist, tender meat or poultry that is ground, shredded, finely chopped or blended with vegetables or potatoes, using a food processor
  • Soft-cooked fish
  • Fisherman’s pie
  • Shepherd’s pie
  • Chilli con (or sin) carne
  • Dhal or well-cooked lentils
  • Crab cakes
  • Scrambled egg or poached egg
  • Beans (mashed if necessary)
  • Baked Beans
  • Tofu
  • Minced tofu


Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta:

  • Mashed potatoes
  • Pasta or noodles (not al dente!)
  • Cooked rice, risotto
  • Cooked cereal, porridge (with or without mashed fruit)
  • Cold cereal which has been left to soak in milk or soy milk until soft
  • Bread that has been softened in soup
  • Soft bread rolls
  • Muffins, pancakes, waffles


Milk and dairy products (and soy equivalents):

  • Milkshakes, milk (or soy) drinks
  • (Soy) Yoghurt
  • (Soy) Yoghurt drinks
  • (Soy) Yoghurt with soft fruits
  • (Soy) Ice cream! (without crunchy bits)
  • (Soy) Frozen Yoghurt
  • Cottage cheese, ricotta cheese
  • Any soft cheese
  • Cheese in sauces or melted in other dishes


Desserts and sweets:

  • Custard
  • More Ice cream!!
  • Soft moist cake or pie – moisten in milk, coffee or other liquid if necessary
  • Jelly