Wednesday, October 28, 2009

4 Crowns and A Root Canal



4 crowns and a root canal means a lot of soup and mashed potatoes. I have been on a soft foods diet for the last two weeks and cannot wait to get my permanent crowns cemented so I can eat real food again. I will never take chewing for granted again.

In the meantime please let me share one of my favorite comfort soups.

Chicken Veggie Cheese Soup

  • 1 20oz bag of frozen peas and carrots
  • 2 cups diced potatoes ( I about 2 1/2 cups)
  • 1 onion diced
  • 4 cooked and shredded chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 12 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 16oz bottle of cheese whiz

Put above in a pan and cover vegetables with just enough water to cover the vegetables. Boil until tender, and do not drain.

While above is cooking
Boil 2 quarts water with 12 chicken bouillon cubes ( I used Wyler's small cubes)
In yet another pot melt 1/2 cup butter and add flour until thick ( about a cup) Add chicken broth to paste and stir with whisk to break up most lumps. Pour mixture into large pot with veggies/water and stir. Add Cheese whiz to mixture and stir until melted. Add chicken and heat through. Serve and Enjoy!
Can be frozen. I did!

9 comments:

  1. I saw your blog on somebody's sidebar and had to comment since I just went through the same thing. It took 4 weeks to get a crown that fitted correctly on one tooth! I beat you LOL I had 5 crowns done!

    Manuela

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  2. Yes, the permanent crowns are great! I don't even feel mine on my teeth and supposedly you can eat anything. But I've given up nuts. That's what happened to one tooth. Had some candied walnuts in a salad and broke off the whole back of one molar! But my husband had a crown down a few months ago and he eats nuts everyday. I just don't want to take the chance!

    Manuela

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  3. Oh my Kasha, I'm glad to see you're trying to eat soft and liquid foods during this time. That's so much better than those liquid supplements. The soup sounds comforting.

    Thanks for sharing...

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  4. Kasha,

    Thanks so much for visiting my blog :) I hope that you will be feeling better in no time. Then you can try the bread recipe;) Take care and have a blessed evening :)

    Sharon

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  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your sweet comment. Hope you recover quickly. The soup looks yummy!

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  6. Ok, 'tis the season because I just had 3 crowns and a root canal! Sure wish I had this recipe a month ago...but better late than never! Looks yummy! (Hope you're chewing like your old self soon!)

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  7. Sippng your spoon with some of that delightful soup will surely make you feel better. The soup sounds wonderful.
    Hope you are feeling well soon.

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  8. Oh, I hope you're healing well and on chewable food soon!The bright side is you'll be able to enjoy thanksgiving!

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  9. Thanks for the great service. root canal was the best investment I ever made. I could probably go into sales for you.

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