Choose soft foods

Soft foods include foods such as:

  • Stewed meats/fish or casseroles


  • Ground meats


  • Fish fillets or canned fish


  • Soft cheeses such as cottage and ricotta cheese


  • Yogurts


  • Scrambled


  • Tofu


  • Nut butters


  • Hummus or bean dips


  • Hot cereals such as oatmeal or cream of wheat, cold cereals soaked in milk


  • Buttered noodles


  • Pierogi


  • Pancakes or French toast


  • Well-cooked soft vegetables


  • Soft fruits such as banana, avocado, melon, soft pear, grated peeled apple


  • Apple sauce or canned fruits


  • Desserts such as puddings, custards, ice cream and frozen yogurt


  • Jell-o



See pureed food and liquid food section for more ideas.