Any ideas for a light lunch to serve to a couple of 80 yr olds?!

Question: Any ideas for a light lunch to serve to a couple of 80 yr olds!?
one is my mother whose tastes are a little conversative to say the leastWww@FoodAQ@Com

Anything that's already been chewed upWww@FoodAQ@Com

Without wishing to appear "ageist", it's best to serve something which is easy to eat - by which I mean teeth-wise - so I would suggest something like a nice Cottage or Shepherd's Pie, and to follow, a nice Trifle without large lumps of hard fruit out of a tin in it - so forget the peaches and apricots which tend to slip around inside the mouth and the old teeth have trouble getting a grip on them - go for the soft fruits like strawberries and raspberries!. Use those with a jelly to suit over some sponge cakes!.!.!.dare I suggest the addition of a little sherry!.!.!.
!.!.!.!.!.!.and I bet it's years since they had a lunch like that too !Www@FoodAQ@Com

You probably want to stay away from onions, garlic, any type of peppers, beans, spicy, etc!.!.!.!. This is a nice salad to serve:

2 c!. cubed, cooked chicken
1 c!. fresh pineapple chunks (or drained, in juice canned ones)
1 c!. seedless grapes, halved
1/2 c!. sliced almonds or macadamia nuts
mayonnaise, salt & pepper to taste; lettuce leaves to serve it on; drained mandarin oranges for garnish
Combine chicken, pineapple, grapes, nuts & enough mayonnaise to moisten!. Toss lightly and season to taste!. Serve on lettuce leaves with mandarin oranges to garnish!.!.!.!.

An assortment of small cookies (Pepperidge Farm are good), petit fours, chocolate covered strawberries, cream puffs!.!.!. and maybe a dish of Hagen Daz sorbet (mango would be perfect with this)Www@FoodAQ@Com

to keep it nice and simple, i find fruit cut into small chunks, in a bowl, could add whipped topping if you choose, and have finger sandwiches, maybe a couple of types, like ham & swiss, and turkey with cheddar, and maybe roast-beef with mozerella!. lay out some condiments to compliment, then wrap it up with a nice slice of pie, or some strawberry shortcake, the little round dessert cups work best for small servings!. good luck and enjoyWww@FoodAQ@Com

i suggest making chicken salad sandwiches!. cut the crust off them and slice them in quarters!. arrange them nicely on a platter!. also serve a fruit salad!.using small glass bowls would make this lunch elegant!. they will love how dainty the sandwiches look and how great they taste and then a added flair would be the fruit salad!. older people like having younger people fuss over them!. this lunch isnt expensive or time consuming!. and will please most anyone!. young or old!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

some lovely sandwiches with cheese, ham ,salad ,potato and a couple of grapes and some lovely tasty buns and cakes to finish of with a nice warm cup of tea and maybe a lovely treat like a warm bubble bath to relax them hope u like my idea and u will give me 10 points 4 it love sharpay

I agree with all of you who have chosen fish and mashed potatoes with soft vegetables or lamb chops if they don't like fish!.
Don't forget the battenburg cake with some tinned fruit cocktail in juice, not syrup & evaporated cream!. yum
A taste from the past!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

A nice tuna/chicken salad scooped onto some lettuce leaves
with a side of a variety of crackers!.

Dessert: a nice light Waldorf salad or peach parfait in a cupWww@FoodAQ@Com

Quiche and vegetables!. Or Gammon, egg and chips!. Old fashioned stuff is best, meat and two veg type of melas - what about a roast dinner!? Or fish and chips from the chippy!?

Yum! Now i'm starving!!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

oldies like soup, nutricious tasty and not too rich but comforting!. You may get some slurps though! Anything traditional but which doesnt take too much chewing eg a nice piece of poached fish with a parsley sauce, carrots and mashWww@FoodAQ@Com

Proper sunday roast, joint of roast beef or pork cooked till its tender, roast taties, sprouts, carrots, turnip and mash with yorkshire puds and gravy!. Luvly jubblyWww@FoodAQ@Com

how about a nice salad with maybe some soft warm bread and pate!? maybe a prawn salad or chicken!? and hey after looking at other answers, why does everyone think old peeps like fish haha!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

mash some potato, mix with tuna, make into little balls and fry a tiny bit!.!.!. serve with peas and asparagus!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

baked chicken
boiled potatoes
bread & butter
and a jello with topping!.
good luck laneyWww@FoodAQ@Com

salmon, new potatoes, green beans - very light and pleasant!Www@FoodAQ@Com

32oz T-Bone!.

Ummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm T-BoneWww@FoodAQ@Com

12oz steak with chips and peasWww@FoodAQ@Com

grilled cheese with cucumber slices and maybe a side bowl of tomato soupWww@FoodAQ@Com

Dover Sole, old Lady's love that fish!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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