Quick Cherry Tarts for Mechanical Soft Diet

TOTAL TIME REQUIRED:  15 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients:
1 can cherry pie filling (21 oz.)
6 single-serve graham cracker crusts
1 package of whipped cream topping, thawed

Optional: Chocolate Syrup

Instructions:
Spoon pie filling into the crusts, dividing equally between the crusts. Top with whipped cream topping. Drizzle with chocolate syrup if desired.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jolie Parker, M.S.CCC-SLP is a speech language pathologist who specializes in treating patients with dysphagia (swallowing problems). She is a co-inventor of the ISO Swallowing Exercise Device, co-owner of Alternative Speech and Swallowing Solutions. She provides home speech language pathology therapy visits to children and adults in the Orlando, FL area. Many dysphagia patients have been able to transition from PEG tube, NPO, pureed diet, mechanical soft diet, and/or thickened liquids back to regular foods and liquids with her dysphagia treatment method.