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Healthy Meals for Seniors Part 3: Dinner

food options for the elderly When selecting your supper you have to tow the balance of finding a dinner that will keep you satisfied the rest of the night without making you feel too full before bed. Here are some of our favorite picks for dinner meals for seniors.

Potato soup

Potato soup is the perfect meal when you want something light and comforting. This meal is also one that doesn’t take too long to make, averaging about half an hour for prep and cooking time. There are a few options and you can add in different things to make the flavor even tastier.

Here are some of our favorite recipes:

Perfect Potato Soup by The Pioneer Woman Cooks

Quick and Healthy Potato Soup by Potato Goodness

Loaded Bake Potato Soup by Kitchme

Vegan Potato Soup by AllRecipes

Crockpot Pot Roast

If you are looking for a set it and forget it recipe for dinner, then look no further. Crockpot pot roast allows you to make your meal in one pot without having to watch over it all day.

After you’ve picked out the right pot roast select an assortment of veggies to cook with it.

Vegetables that pair and cook wonderfully with a pot roast:

  • Broccoli
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Celery

Simply season the meat and veggies then place them in the crockpot and cook on low for 6-8 hours. This slow cooking with help breakdown the meat so it just falls apart making it easier to chew and enjoy.

Baked chicken, mashed cauliflower and steamed vegetables

Baked chicken is always a great option for dinner because it is full of protein. Mashed cauliflower allows you to enjoy the taste and comfort of mashed potatoes without the calories.

You should always aim to have something green on your plate, so pick one of your favorite vegetables to add to the mix or have a side salad.

Which recipe are you excited to try? 

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