Kebabs are great for kids and adults with braces, as the meat component can be pre- cut into bite sized pieces that will protect your braces! Use any other favorite meats or vegetables as you please. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves, minced 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar, or cider vinegar 2 tablespoons reduced-fat sour… Read more »
A boxty is a traditional Irish potato pancake, usually made with mashed and grated potatoes. Which means most kids will love them, and the consistency is great for not damaging their braces. The filling can easily be tweeked and changed according to kids tastes and preferences. INGREDIENTS For the boxty: 2-3 raw potatoes, peeled 2-3… Read more »
Here is a recipe for a New Years appetizer that kids usually really like and is gentle on their braces. Enjoy, and Happy New Years! – Dr. Dan Swedish Meatballs Makes 36 8 ounces ground sirloin 8 ounces ground pork 1 small onion, finely chopped ½ cup sour cream 1 large egg, lightly beaten… Read more »
Here is a nice easy to make casserole for Christmas morning, Kids love the tater tots, the consistency is easy on your child’s braces and the fillings can be easily substituted! – Dr. Dan Ingredients 3 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for greasing the baking dish 6 cups frozen potato tots, from a 32-ounce… Read more »
With Thanksgiving approaching, baked apples are a great treat to cook with your kids, and the soft consistency is great for keeping braces safe! -Dr. Dan Ingredients 4 large baking apples, such as Honeycrisp 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, softened 1/2 cup brown sugar 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup chopped pecans Directions Preheat… Read more »
Halloween will be here soon. Here are some braces friendly treats that are both fun, and easy on your wires and brackets! Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 15 mins Serves: 5-6 Ingredients 1 package of Jell-O Vanilla Pudding Mix 3 cups milk 2 drops of green food coloring 1 chalk… Read more »
Fall is here, and so are pumpkins! This is a nice soft desert perfect for not breaking your braces! – Dr. Dan Ingredients 3 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs, lightly beaten 16 ounces canned unsweetened pumpkin 3 1/2 cups flour 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1… Read more »
It is the dog days of August, and this is nice summer time recipe. All of the ingredients have a great consistency to keep your braces safe! -Dr. Dan Ingredients SERVINGS: 6 Kosher salt 3 1 1/4-pound live lobsters 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives… Read more »
Watermelon is in season at our local farmers markets, and this is a little different combination from what is expected! All the ingredients here are a great size and consistency for keeping braces safe! Ingredients 4 (4-oz.) grouper fillets 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon salt, divided $ 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided $… Read more »
Pesto is one of the easiest, and most flavor-packed ingredients that you can make. I is great on your favorite pasta, seafood, chicken or steak. Pesto on pasta is a great meal for your first couple days in braces, as the consistencies are all relatively soft. My son who is in braces loves this, while my… Read more »
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