Post-laryngectomy recipes

Difficulties in swallowing can be common after Laryngectomy and finding a nutritional balance is even more difficult for some people. We have put together a list of tips, meal ideas and sites we think you could find useful. 

Eating tips: 

  • Sit upright
  • Eat small meals regularly
  • Eat plenty of: soups, smoothies, casseroles, meatloaf, fibre, herbal teas such as Green tea.
  • We encourage steaming, slow cooking, soaking and stewing of foods to make foods easier to swallow. 
  • Avoid empty calories such as soft drink, coffee and sweets. 
  • Consider calorie, protein (lean meats, fish, chicken, tofu, dairy) and fat intake to assist recovery. 
Click on the images to go through to these helpful sites. 

 Smooth as Silk Cookbook -  Compiled by the Laryngectomee Association of NSW

 Genuinely Julie - Researcher, cancer survivor, health & wellness bloggerfor the Laryngectomee community, traveler, animal, nature, & pole fitness lover, making the most of this beautiful life!

 Web Whispers -  International Internet support group for laryngectomees. 

 Easy to Swallow - Claire Wade

food to glow recipes Kellie Anderson and

 Kitchen Q Video


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