Soft Food Ideas

Soft foods are foods that are easy to chew and swallow. These foods may be mashed, pureed, ground, and/or chopped. They are foods which are easy to eat with a spoon. 

Examples of soft foods:

  • Cooked cereals (oatmeal, Cream of Wheat, grits, etc)
  • Eggs
  • Pancakes
  • Pastas
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Creamed soups
  • Pureed or blended soups
  • Cottage cheese
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Cooked vegetables that are soft, mashed, or pureed
  • Mashed avocado/guacamole
  • Soft-cooked fish
  • Juices
  • Applesauce
  • Yogurt
  • Milkshakes
  • Smoothies
  • Ice cream
  • Custard
  • Pudding