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Looking for hearty meals for after mouth surgery. Soups, smoothies, treats?

My father just had surgery on his gums and will not be able to eat solid foods for a few days. I'd appreciate any help with soups or smoothie recipies. Something filling and no crunchy, chewy bits or anything high in acidic like tomato. Spice is also questionable.

asked by sdunleavy over 5 years ago
6 answers 2651 views
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Kristy Mucci

Kristy is an expert at making things pretty and a former Associate Editor of Food52.

added over 5 years ago

This soup is one of my favorites. I hope your father recovers quickly!

http://food52.com/recipes...

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added over 5 years ago

Rice pudding--either sweet or savory! Let the rice really break down and become soupy so it's easy for him to process but also has some texture so he doesn't feel like he's just consuming liquids.

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Kristy Mucci

Kristy is an expert at making things pretty and a former Associate Editor of Food52.

added over 5 years ago

Here are some more smooth (and not spicy) soup recipes:
http://food52.com/recipes...
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And we've got a lot of smoothie recipes on the site:
http://food52.com/recipes...

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Kristy Mucci

Kristy is an expert at making things pretty and a former Associate Editor of Food52.

added over 5 years ago

These two suggestions might be pushing it, but Merrill's soft scrambled eggs are smooth and custard-y and I think they're a treat
http://food52.com/recipes...

And the warm custard spoon bread is delicious
http://food52.com/recipes...

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added over 5 years ago

Thank you all so much for your suggestions! I followed the advice and made http://food52.com/recipes... and this morning tried the
http://food52.com/recipes.... He loved both but requested more of the scrambled eggs. so easy- i'll do again for myself too!

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Chops is a trusted home cook.

added over 5 years ago

Wonton Soup. I believe I saw a recipe recently on the site.

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