Smoothe Foods offers high quality pureed meals for a growing market of individuals who are unable to eat solid foods.
About The Founder
My name is Karen Betz, founder of Smoothe Foods. Bringing dignity back to individuals with special food needs is our goal. Offering people a wonderful pureed meal, especially when they have so few options, has been a passion of mine for years. I was a caregiver for both of my parents. My father is my inspiration for creating Smoothe Foods. He had Alzheimer’s with complications including dysphagia, which is the medical term for swallowing issues. My mother detected he was not eating because he could not swallow regular foods. We fed my father baby food which was neither nutritionally sound nor designed for adult consumption. Needless to say, it was emotionally degrading for my father as well as for us family members. Unfortunately, many people (including professionals) do not detect this and believe their parent (patient) does not want to eat. This leads to malnutrition, dehydration and ultimately the emergency room. Our mission is clear. Serving the unsung foodie, the forgotten community - is our pleasure.
Smoothe Foods Goals: Our goal is to provide so many positive outcomes.
We encourage all individuals and caregivers to seek professional medical advice when lack of eating becomes a pattern.
Smoothe Foods was created to help people stay as healthy as possible when in need of a pureed meal.