5 Fast Dysphagia Desserts

Dysphagia Recipes | Desserts

Need a yummy dysphagia dessert in 8 minutes or less? It’s actually quite easy to put together delicious, sweet dysphagia dishes made with whole ingredients.

  1. AvoCocoa Pudding – This delicious pudding-like dysphagia dish is also phenomenally healthy! Our innovative recipe calls for a whole avocado, an entire banana, 2 – 3 tbsp. of dark cocoa powder and a splash of milk (or sweetened coconut or almond milk if you’re going vegan). Blend it all together and share a powerful dose of heart healthy fat, potassium and vitamin C with your loved one.
  2. Squashy Milkshake – If you have roasted acorn or butternut squash on hand, throw some in a blender with vanilla ice cream and a whole banana. In a minute you’ll have a delicious, healthy dessert that’s high in calories and potassium.
  3. Cinnamon Whip Cream – Flavored whip cream is a super easy and yummy dessert for anyone, whether or not they have dysphagia! Fresh whipped cream turns out best when you cream, beaters and bowl are super cold. Pop them in the freezer for five minutes, then whip about a quarter cup cream with a couple teaspoons powdered sugar and a pinch of cinnamon. Lightly sweet and easy to eat, this dessert packs the calories and doesn’t have the high fructose corn syrup and hydrogenated oils of store bought brands.
  4. Mango Coconut Pudding – Rich and delicious, this dysphagia dessert is a true tropical treat. Blend cubes of ripe mango with canned coconut cream, that’s it! A wonderful smooth texture and sumptuous flavor make this dessert a must, especially in the summer!
  5. Strawberry Spinach Sauce – Sneak dark leafy greens into dessert with this cleverly sweet dysphagia dessert idea! Cook down strawberries and spinach together in a pan with a sprinkling of sugar, then drain and blend with applesauce.

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