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*Always keep in mind the principles of the Balanced Plate:  50%

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non-starchy vegetables, 25%

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carbs and  25% lean protein. 

Here are some suggested soft foods, if you are in the need of a soft food meal plan.  Use the Retrofit Food Groups resource for appropriate serving sizes:

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Non-Starchy Vegetables (50% of your plate):

Applesauce, unsweetened
Pureed fruit - smoothie with fresh fruit and low fat Greek yogurt (including protein)
Avocado - mash with low fat Greek yogurt (including protein)
Mashed banana (mix with peanut butter or almond butter for protein)

*All can be pureed
Steamed squash
Canned carrots (rinse first to decrease the amount of sodium)

Canned peaches or pears (canned in water or their own juice)

Beets
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Spinach

Proteins (25% of your plate):

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Ricotta Cheese, low fat or fat free
Grains Carbs (25% of your plate):
Steel Cut Oats/Oatmeal

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