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Tips for a Braces Friendly Barbecue (with recipe)

Girl wearing braces eating watermelon

Some barbecue favorites can make it difficult to clean your teeth and braces at best, and at worst can cause damage that will potentially add extra time and expense to your orthodontic treatment. Today we’re sharing some tips (as well as a braces friendly recipe) to help minimize your risks and keep the focus on Read more…

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The Most Customizable Recipe in the World: Overnight Oats

braces friendly overnight oats

If this is the first you’re hearing of overnight oats…we’re kind of surprised. But, no worries, we’ll get you up to speed on this super yummy and (generally) super healthy recipe in no time. Read on for the basic formula for overnight oats, as well as few of our favorite flavor combinations and some tips Read more…

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Four Ways to Serve Braces Friendly Salmon (Recipes)

salmon four braces friendly ways

If you’re looking for easy and delicious ways to incorporate salmon into your meal plan, then this is the post for you! Salmon is not only packed with protein and heart healthy Omega-3s, it’s also easy on the braces, so it’s something every member of the family can enjoy. Today we’re sharing four different salmon Read more…

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Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

The perfect red velvet cake recipe for your braces-wearing valentine!

With Valentine’s Day drawing near, it’s the perfect time to add another sweet treat to our braces friendly recipe collection. And with its vibrant red color and classic flavor, we thought a red velvet cake recipe would be the perfect choice. It’s not hard to find a cake recipe that someone with braces can eat. Read more…

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What to Eat with New Braces (or any time your teeth and mouth are sore)

what to eat with new braces

While getting braces put on in itself is a painless process, the teeth, lips, cheeks and tongue may become sore in the following days (and for up to a week or two) while they adjust to your new hardware. You may also experience some mild discomfort for a few days after your adjustment appointments. Eating Read more…

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Braces Friendly Recipes Thanksgiving 2016 Edition

Braces friendly recipes for mashed winter squash, cranberry pear sauce and roasted mushrooms

With Turkey (or Tofurkey) Day right around the corner, we thought we’d share three braces-friendly side dish recipes that can be easily incorporated into your holiday menu. Scroll down to view the recipes in the order written, or use the links below to skip to the recipe of your choosing: Mashed Winter Squash with Indian Read more…

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Three Braces Friendly Recipes for Fall that are Filled with Apple Goodness

It’s officially autumn, and to celebrate we’re sharing three fall recipes that feature one of our favorite flavors—apple! These dishes are not only delicious, but are easy to make, and easy on the braces (of course!). Scroll down to view all of the recipes in order, or use these links to skip through to the Read more…

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Braces Friendly Recipes: Eat Your Veggies Edition!

braces friendly recipes with veggies

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a braces friendly recipe, so today we thought we’d share not one, but THREE recipes for you to try. We know that getting kids to eat their vegegies isn’t always the easiest thing to do; and we know that children who wear braces should avoid hard, crunchy things Read more…

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Braces Friendly Sugar Cookie Recipe

braces friendly sugar cookie recipe

Sugar cookies are a time-honored holiday tradition that are as fun to cut out and decorate as they are to eat, but they’re often too hard for those undergoing orthodontic treatment to snack on safely and comfortably. Luckily, there are softer versions of this classic cookie that can be enjoyed by the whole family, including Read more…

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Braces Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

Mashed Chipotle Sweet Potatoes and Pumpkin Roll

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, we thought we’d share some braces friendly recipes that will be delicious additions to your holiday menu. These dishes approach classic flavors from a slightly different angle, so they’re perfect if you’re wanting to change things up a bit this year. MASHED CHIPOTLE SWEET POTATOES Sweet potatoes are already sweet (hence Read more…

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