Jaw Surgery Liquid Diet Recipes

Blend & Mend

Below you will find a link to download a PDF that includes many interesting ways to “blend and mend” your favorite meals so they’re easy to eat during your jaw surgery recovery. You can still have all your favorite foods in milk-shake fashion through a straw. It may not look like the well-cooked, beautifully served meals you’re used to, but you can have a steak, ham and eggs, chicken, or dessert. Why not try it?

The menu-recipes in this PDF are for patients on the kind of special diet which has been prescribed by the doctors of Black Hills Oral Surgery and Dental Implant Center

Here are a few recipes that you can try out! (Check out the complete list of recipes and other information by downloading our PDF)

Beverages and Shakes

Cold Eggnog

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/4 cup crushed ice

Put all ingredients into blender, cover and mix until smooth.

Approx. 300 calories

Super Shakes

  • 1 cup ice cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 pkg. Carnation Instant Breakfast

Combine and blend well. To vary the flavor, try different flavors of ice cream or Instant Breakfast, or add 1/3 to 1/2 cup fruit or 1 tsp instant coffee.

Approx. calories per serving: 290 calories

Breakfast

Bacon and Eggs

  • 2 slices of bacon, crisp
  • soft cooked eggs
  • 1/2 cup hash brown potatoes
  • 1/4 slice of buttered toast
  • 1 cup warm milk

Put bacon into blender, blend. Add eggs, potatoes. Blend. Add milk and process until smooth. Add more milk if a thinner liquid is desired. Enjoy with a glass of juice.

Approx. 750 calories

Sausage and Eggs

  • 1 sausage patty
  • 2 soft cooked eggs
  • 1/2 cup hash brown potatoes
  • 1/2 slice buttered toast
  • 1 cup warm milk

Put sausage into blender, blend. Add eggs, potatoes, and toast. Blend. Add milk and blend until smooth.

Approx. 715 calories

*If fewer calories are desired, omit the potatoes and toast.

Approx. 150 calories less

Sandwiches

Hot Beef Sandwich

  • 1 3oz slice of beef
  • 1/2 slice of bread
  • 1/2 cup water, hot
  • 1/4 cup of gravy

Add meat to blender, chop. Add remaining ingredients, blend.

Approx. 400 calories

Hamburger

  • 1 cooked hamburger patty, 2 oz
  • 1/2 hamburger bun
  • 1 cup of beef bouillon
  • Season to taste

Put hamburger into blender, blend. Add bun in pieces, seasoning and bouillon, blend.

Approx. 360 calories

Salads

Avocado Salad

  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • 1 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 cup orange juice

Put all ingredients into a blender. Cover and process until smooth.

Approx. 450 calories

Potato Salad

  • 1 cup potato salad
  • 1 cup milk

Put potato salad into blender, mix. Add milk, process until smooth.

Approx. 620 calories

Soups

Chicken Soup

  • 1 cup chicken and noodles
  • 1 cup of chicken bouillon

Put chicken and noodles into blender, blend. Add bouillon. Blend until desired consistency.

Approx. 660 calories

Macaroni and Cheese

  • 1 cup macaroni and cheese, prepared
  • 1 cup hot milk

Put all ingredients in a blender, while hot, until desired consistency.

Approx. 560 calories

Desserts

Apple Pie

  • 1 serving of pie
  • 1 8oz glass of milk

Put pie and milk into blender, mix. Add a scoop of ice cream if you like. Try all of your favorite pastries in this manner

Jello

Follow directions on package, drink while warm. Blend in fruits if desired.