Thick-It Original Instant Food Thickener is ideal for thickening liquids and foods. For people with dyspagia and swallowing problems, Thick-It will thicken hot or cold, thin or thick liquids and pureed foods to any desired consistency quickly, easily and controllably.
Simply add the desired amount of Thick-It while stirring briskly and wait 30-60 seconds for most foods/fluids to thicken. Depending on the amount of Thick-It powder you use, you can achieve nectar-like, honey-like or pudding-like consistencies. You can thicken fruit juices, carbonated beverages,milk, tea, coffee, lemonade, broth, pureed vegetables, pureed meats and more.
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How to Thicken and Flavor Pureed Foods
Simply add Thick-It Original Instant Food Thickener for safe, thickened homemade pureed foods.
Pureed Vegetables: 4 ounces of pureed carrots, green beans, wax beans, peas, tomatoes and winter squash can achieve the desired consistency with 1 tablespoon of Thick-It Original or ½ tablespoon Concentrated Thick-It 2. Flavor with your favorite seasonings to make them taste more like the comfort foods you enjoy.
Pureed Fruits: Mix 1 tablespoon of Thick-It Original or ½ tablespoon of Concentrated Thick-It 2 with 4 oz. pureed fruit like applesauce, apricots, peaches or pears for a firm consistency. To enhance the flavor, add a dash of cinnamon or allspice in combination with either 1/8 teaspoon lemon juice or ½-1 teaspoon sugar or sweetener.
Pureed Meats: The mixing of Thick-It Original or Concentrated Thick-It 2 with pureed beef and chicken will vary depending on the fluidity of the puree. We suggest adding 2 ½ teaspoons to 1 tablespoon of Thick-It Original or 1 ¼ - 1 ½ teaspoons of Extra Strength Thick-It 2 to 4 oz. of beef or chicken puree. Enhance the flavor with beef, chicken or vegetable dry seasonings if desired.