Easy-to-Swallow, Easy-to-Chew Cookbook: Over 150 Tasty and Nutritious Recipes for People Who Have Difficulty Swallowing

Easy-to-Swallow, Easy-to-Chew Cookbook: Over 150 Tasty and Nutritious Recipes for People Who Have Difficulty Swallowing

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Millions of people are challenged with chewing and swallowing problems as they get older or if they have such diseases as Parkinson's, cancer, multiple sclerosis, and others. This is the only cookbook that focuses on foods that are easy to swallow, offering numerous tips and strategies to improve swallowing function and help you enjoy eating again. Written by three authorities in the field, Easy-to-Swallow, Easy-to-Chew Cookbook presents over 150 fabulous recipes that you and your friends and family will enjoy, whether or not swallowing is difficult. You'll have your choice of delicious appetizers such as Lemon Tuna Mousse and Oriental Shrimp Dip, and delectable main courses like Cinnamon Apricot Glazed Salmon and Sherried Beef Sirloin Tips. For the vegetarian, there are meatless meals such as Noodles Romanoff and Potato Vegetable Bake. A wide range of soups, side dishes, sauces, and spreads is included. And to make every meal extra enjoyable, there are plenty of desserts to choose from, such as Caramel Cheesecake, Lemon Pudding Cake, and Fudge Bottom Pie.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471283362
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/22/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 543,119
File size: 752 KB

About the Author

Donna L. Weihofen, RD, MS (Verona, WI), is a nutritionist and the author of The Cancer Survival Cookbook and Magic Spices.
JoAnne Robbins, PhD (Madison, WI), is founder of the University of Wisconsin's clinical Swallowing Service.
Paula A. Sullivan, MS, CCC-SLP (Madison, WI), is a speech pathologist who specializes in swallowing rehabilitation.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why This Book?1
Part 1Understanding Swallowing and Swallowing Difficulties5
1How We Swallow7
2Swallowing Safely and Easily11
3Tailored Food Textures and Nutrition Tips20
4Tips for Easy Swallowing32
Part 2The Recipes49
Main Courses87
Meatless Main Courses126
Side Dishes144
Sauces and Spreads167
Appendix ADietary Supplements237
Appendix BResources and Product Information242

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