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Please help - post op and need food ideas

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AllIWant8 Tue 07-Mar-17 18:08:50

Had 3 teeth and part of my lower jawbone removed yesterday. Haven't eaten since Sunday night. I don't know what to try that is SW friendly. I have managed 2 cups of tea today but my face is very swollen, I have a load of stitches and I'm not allowed to use a straw.

I think anything spicy is probably out due to the wounds. Just having a mind blank as to soft foods other than ice cream!!

iklboo Tue 07-Mar-17 18:15:52

Iceland do some nice SW soups - or make your own if you feel up to it?

Soft boiled egg beaten up in a cup with your HEXB bread as soldiers.

Scrambled egg

cato75 Tue 07-Mar-17 18:27:53

You poor thing! I second the sw soups or uncle bens do micro pouches of risotto which are quite low.

AverysillyoldHector Tue 07-Mar-17 18:36:20

Could you manage some porridge maybe? Or some mashed banana, or sweet potato cooked and mashed?

Poor you sad

AllIWant8 Tue 07-Mar-17 19:33:39

I'm a little bit worried about anything grainy getting caught in the sockets, I definitely don't want to be digging bits out. Have just eaten a Muller Light but feel a bit yuck now and still hungry.

Scrambled egg might be pretty good though and is protein so may give me some energy. I forgot about SW soups too, I will ask DH to pop to Iceland tomorrow, I like the pea and mint one usually and that's very smooth from what I remember.

I even thought about protein shakes or Slimfast shakes but have no idea what these would be syn wise. I've come so far with SW that I don't want to go off track because if this although ice cream sounds bliss!

Thank you for your suggestions, think I'm a little fuzzy from the general anesthetic still.

legolammb Tue 07-Mar-17 20:15:06

What about a nice smooth soup, left to cool a bit - leek and potato or sweet potato and butternut squash. I make Nigella's BNS and sweet potato - a 350g bag of ready chopped veg, 750 mil chicken stock, cooked for 20 mins then blitzed. She adds spices but you could leave these out, it's a really smooth comforting soup

Maybe some pasta cooked longer than usual until soft, or mash with some HEA cheese mixed in

AllIWant8 Tue 07-Mar-17 21:38:06

Think soup will be the way forward, that Nigella one sounds nice thanks. Hopefully will have a little more energy tomorrow to give it a go.

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