Tooth Friendly Recipes

Here are some delicious tooth friendly recipes for you and the whole family to enjoy while you are in braces!

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Five Ingredient Ice Cream (Serves 12)tooth friendly recipes

  • ½ cup cold milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 14-ounce can sweetened, condensed milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups heavy cream

In a medium bowl, stir together cold milk, vanilla, condensed milk and salt. Set aside. In a large bowl, beat heavy cream with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Fold milk mixture into whipped cream. Pour into shallow 2-quart dish, cover and freeze for 4 hours, stirring once after 2 hours or when edges start to harden. Serve or store in an airtight container up to 10 days.

Bounteous Butterscotch Pudding (Serves 4)tooth friendly recipes

  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup and 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup butter

In a 1-quart saucepan, stir together sugar, cornstarch and salt. Place over medium-low heat and stir in eggs and milk. Cook, stirring, until mixture thickens enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Stir in vanilla and butter. Let cool briefly and serve warm, or chill in refrigerator until serving.

Banana Blast (Serves 2)tooth friendly recipes

  • 1 banana
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups crushed icem

In a blender combine banana, nutmeg, vanilla, milk and crushed ice. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Orange Sherbet (Serves 6)tooth friendly recipes

  • ¾ cup orange juice
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 cup cold milk
  • 1 5-ounce can very cold evaporated milk

In a bowl, combine juice and sugar, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Stir in milk, a little at a time, until fully incorporated. Pour into a shallow dish and freeze until firm. Break sherbet into chunks and beat with an electric mixer until stiff. Fold into frozen mixture. Return to shallow dish and freeze again until firm. Serve.

Cherry Chocolate Rice Pudding (Serves 6)tooth friendly recipes

  • ¾ cup uncooked white rice
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa

In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, combine 1 ½ cups cooked rice, milk, sugar, vanilla, cherries, butter and cocoa. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 20 to 30 minutes.

Berry Good Smoothie (Serves 3)tooth friendly recipes

  • 16 cubes ice
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup mixed berry fruit juice
  • ½ cup frozen red raspberries
  • 2 ¼ cups frozen mixed berries
  • ¼ cup frozen blueberries

Blend 16 ice cubes in a blender until crushed. Pour in water and juice. Blend. Pour in frozen berries. Blend until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses.

Gator Smoothies (Serves 2)tooth friendly recipes

  • 2 cups ice
  • 2 cups favorite flavor sports drink
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream

In a blender, combine ice, sports drink and ice cream. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Milk Shake (Serves 1)tooth friendly recipes

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • ¼ cup chocolate syrup
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 12 cubes ice

In a blender, combine peanut butter, chocolate syrup, milk and ice cubes. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.

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Patricia J. Panucci DmD, MS – Specialist in Orthodontics For Children and Adults in Southern California

Tooth Friendly Recipes