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Senior Citizen Easy to Swallow recipes


Last Updated : Mar 06,2019



वरिष्ठ नागरिक निगलने में आसान - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Senior Citizen Easy to Swallow recipes in Hindi)
વરિષ્ઠ નાગરિકો ને ગળી જવા માટે સરળ રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Senior Citizen Easy to Swallow recipes in Gujarati)

Easy to swallow foods are those that require little to no chewing. This is beneficial for the elderly who have trouble chewing food due to lack of teeth and this may lead to many nutrient deficiencies which can be detrimental to their health.

Foods can be made soft by grinding, grating, stewing and mashing them to make it easier to swallow. Tougher foods can be swallowed easily if they are boiled or steamed.

These are a few tips that are beneficial for the elderly who have trouble swallowing food.
Kickstart your day with healthy breakfast such as oats porridge, upma, which are packed with protein and carbohydrates. Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge is a great breakfast option.
· Try to include moisture containing foods such as clear soups, broths and stews can be readily swallowed without issues. Low Calorie Spinach Soup and Carrot Soup Gajar Soup Recipe are a few picks to have for a light dinner or as an in between snack.
Add fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet such as bananas, avocados, chopped melon, ripe peaches and berries which can be blended to make smoothies and juices. Choose juices which are prepared without added sugar. Papaya Pear and Yoghurt Smoothie are healthy smoothie options which can be prepared from greek yogurt or hung curds.
Load up on vegetables like carrot, tomatoes or pumpkin which can be easily boiled, mashed or ground. They are nutrient dense as well as high in fiber.
Most of dairy products are easy to swallow such as milk, curd, yoghurt, buttermilk and cheese. Choose low-fat options if you are trying to shed those extra pounds.
Eat smaller and frequent meals and snacks which are nutrient dense instead of 3 larger ones.

Foods to avoid if you have trouble swallowing food.

Limit consumption of raw vegetables and tough to chew fruits with thick skin such as apples, pineapple, dried fruit, corn kernels, etc the fiber can get stuck in the throat and may cause you to choke if not chewed well.
Foods such as plain biscuits, papad, chakli, chikki, bread sticks should be avoided completely.
Completely eliminate crispy and fried food from your diet like potato chips, wafers, chivdas..

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Blackberry Banana Smoothie Recipe, Antioxidant Rich
Recipe# 42443
07 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A lusciously creamy smoothie featuring an attractive blend of blackberries, banana and curd laced with honey, this is an awesome way to harness the benefits of blackberries for your well-being. It has a fancy colour, fruity aroma and fabulous taste, which make it a favourite with everyone. You c ....
Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi
Recipe# 39646
08 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You must have heard of Bajra Khichdi, a famous Rajasthani delicacy. While that is a wholesome dish, here is something even more nourishing, fortified with more healthy stuff like whole moong, green peas and tomatoes. These not only add more crunch and tang to the khichdi, but also add more fibre, ir ....
Low Calorie Spinach Soup
Recipe# 4057
11 Feb 19

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by Tarla Dalal
You will thoroughly enjoy this nutrient-dense, easy-to-prepare spinach soup. Cooking it with low-fat milk gives it a lovely emerald green colour, which together with the aroma of sautéed onions and garlic, makes this soup irresistible! This soup is especially recommended for all the weight-conscious ....
Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi ( Diabetic Recipe)
Recipe# 7469
12 Apr 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Inspired by heart-warming Rajasthani Cuisine, Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi is a whole wheat khichdi that is sumptuous and tasty enough to make a complete meal. Replacing rice with whole wheat enhances the fibre and iron content of this recipe, while the use of equal amounts of ghee and oil gives it a t ....
Carrot and Red Pepper Juice
Recipe# 39020
09 Feb 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Drink your vegetables for a change! In addition to tasting great, this melange of carrot, capsicum and tomatoes will do great things for your eyesight. Vitamin c-rich capsicum will also help build immunity and ease stress before you set out for the day.
Beet Treat, Carrot Beet and Apple Juice
Recipe# 6201
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Kick start your day with this energy boosting treat. Rich in flavour and nutrients, it satisfies aesthetic as well as nutritional demands. The Beet Treat is high in carbohydrates as it contains beetroot, which is the richest source of natural sugars. Apples give this juice good body thus making ....
Almond Banana Smoothie
Recipe# 39025
31 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Fruit and nuts complement each other no matter in what form. When you don’t have time for a cooked breakfast whip up a hearty almond and banana smoothie for instant energy! You can also try other smoothies like Black Grape Smoothie and
Spinach and Mint Juice ( Healthy Juice)
Recipe# 6227
18 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a cool and healthy cleanser to start your day with. The lemon in this dark green juice helps to retain the colour and enhance the absorption of iron in it. The greens and the jal jeera powder together are ideal for stimulating the digestive system and replacing the lost minerals. Digest ....
Homemade Strained Orange Juice
Recipe# 42298
07 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
If you can’t have the whole fruit, the next best option is to have homemade juice. Plain orange juice, which has been strained to remove the fibre, is a boon for those on a clear liquid diet. Homemade Strained Orange Juice helps to maintain electrolyte balance after a surgery. It is also goo ....
Vegetable Broth with Yeast Marmite, Vitamin Broth
Recipe# 2119
15 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Time to warm your soul and rejuvenate your body with this wholesome, vitamin-loaded Vegetable Broth with Yeast Marmite. A delight to behold and a pleasure to sip on, this healthy broth is chock-full of nutrients from assorted veggies. The yeast extract gives a nice taste and vitamin B to the bro ....
Jowar Ragi and Date Porridge  ( Baby and Toddler)
Recipe# 38841
14 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
A combination of two super grains, flavoured with deliciously sweet and iron-rich dates, the Jowar, Ragi and Date Porridge is a wholesome food that will keep your child satiated and active for at least a couple of hours. Rich in essential nutrients like iron, protein, calcium and fibre, this p ....
Anti- Cancer and Anti- Inflammation Spinach Juice
Recipe# 42166
09 Feb 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Some foods are so easy to make yet so beneficial, you feel like saying – oh, why didn’t I know about this earlier! Well, the Anti-cancer and Anti-inflammation Spinach Juice is a perfect example. An apt blend of ingredients like spinach and tomatoes gives it a nice taste and consistency, while at ....
Avocado Spinach Vegan Smoothie Recipe, Healthy Smoothie
Recipe# 42111
31 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
There is nothing like slurping up a creamy smoothie to replenish your energy after a vigorous workout, as a quick and healthy breakfast , or when you feel hungry between meals. It is easily one of the healthiest snacks you can have, and fortunately ....
Banana Apple Smoothie
Recipe# 39023
07 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ensure your fruit intake for the day through this healthy mix of banana, apple and curds. The mild flavours of apple and banana complement each other, and give your day a gentle but filling start. You can also try other smoothies for
Papaya Pear and Yoghurt Smoothie
Recipe# 41601
12 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A mellow combination of fruits makes this a pleasant and soothing smoothie that will rejuvenate you on even the worst of days. Both pear and papaya are easily available fruits, so you can make this any time. Curd gives the smoothie a nice tang, while papaya gives it a vibrant colour and volume. ....
Avocado Spinach Pear Smoothie, Healthy Smoothie
Recipe# 41594
18 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This a jolly good way to enjoy your avocados! A smashing combo of avocadoes with spinach, pear and apples, this smoothie has a well-balanced flavour and a nice, creamy mouth-feel. It is filling and tasty and sure to go down well with all age groups. Make sure you use ripe avocadoes to make the A ....
Carrot Soup, Gajar Soup Recipe
Recipe# 1340
15 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This mildly-flavoured zero oil Carrot Soup is an ideal start to a light dinner. Carrots have a large amount of vitamin A, an excellent antioxidant that cleanses your body of free-radicals. Prepared with low-fat milk, this soup features surprisingl ....
Palak Kadhi
Recipe# 22178
23 Mar 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Ever thought of making kadhi with an infusion of palak? Sounds strange, but tastes and looks very interesting. Palak purée and green paste imparts flavouir along with a bright green colour and vitamin A to the dish. You can skip the garlic if you do not like its flavour. Serve with a bowl of brown r ....
Mango and Pineapple Smoothie
Recipe# 690
12 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This easy smoothie can be prepared instantly by combining mango and pineapple with bananas. We advice using readymade juices for this smoothie, as you can rest assured it will not end up sour or watery. If you prefer to use fresh fruits, you will have to vary the quantity of sugar accordingly. Don’t ....
Calcium Booster, Carrot Beetroot Parsley and Celery Juice
Recipe# 6229
11 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bones form the framework your body rests on… and this drink will make sure they remain healthy and strong forever! This Carrot Beetroot Parsley and Celery Juice is not only rich in calcium but also provides a treasure trove of other nutrients like vitamin C and folic acid. Carrots make sweet ju ....
Banana Oats Smoothie ( Burgers and Smoothie Recipe)
Recipe# 36265
07 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The banana oats smoothie, as you might have figured out already, is an intelligent choice for breakfast! the use of bananas, oats, flax seeds, curds and honey (instead of sugar) marks up the nutrition quotient of this recipe remarkably.
Whole Masoor and Chawli Soup
Recipe# 39373
25 Jun 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Tired of making run-of-the-mill soups with dal and vegetables? Here is an off-beat option prepared with Iron rich wholemasoor and chawli. Chawli is an extremely healthy iron rich green leafy vegetable but most people wonder how to prepare it such that it appeals to the whole family. This is a good w ....
Carrot Spinach and Parsley Juice
Recipe# 40845
18 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Juices are a good way of keeping up your veggie consumption even on busy days. You can quickly prepare a glassful of Carrot Spinach and Parsley Juice and slurp it up in a jiffy, or even carry it along in a leak-proof container to relish on-the-go. This lovely juice helps you top up on fibre, t ....
Palak, Kale and Apple Juice
Recipe# 40527
01 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Kale is considered by experts to be one of the most nutrient-dense ingredients in the world, and fortunately for us, it is tasty too, especially when you choose the mildly-flavoured, small-leaved variety. Here, we have made a mouth-watering Palak, Kale and Apple Juice, which has a very balance ....
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