Also on these boards
"Cooking When You Can't Chew" Amanda's cookbook, wonderful suggestion for patients on a mechanical soft diet (need to educate patients on appropriate textures, not specifically written for restricted diets)
Special Breakfast Smoothie - great tips for anyone on a soft diet - The L'il Baker Girl
The Soft Food Diet: Recipes and Lists of Easy-to-Chew Food
How to keep different kinds of food fresh for longer!