You can still have all your favorite foods in milk-shake fashion through a straw. Why not try it? Here are a few recipes that you can try out! Check out the complete list of recipes and other information by downloading our PDF. Combine and blend well. Put bacon into blender, blend. Add eggs, potatoes. Add milk and process until smooth.
Eating your meals through a straw will take time and extra effort. If you must face 3 or 4 cups of liquid each meal to get your needed calories and protein, you will get tired and quit. Thus, you will lose more than the normal 10 to 15 lbs. Which is expected with wired jaw convalescence. The decreased protein intake could slow down the healing process. Here are examples of liquids that can be added to your blenderized diet that will promote good bone healing and a healthy diet. The following recipes will give you some ideas of what liquids to use when thinning foods in your blender and how much is needed to obtain proper consistency.
Here are the 5 stages of the diet. Clear Liquid Diet first 3 days 2. Full Liquid Diet first day home 3. Blended Diet 1 week mark 4. Regular Diet 1 month after surgery. These will be the darkest days of this process, immediately after surgery.