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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Whole Wheat Pumpkin Pancakes

Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 cup buttermilk 3 large egg whites ¼ cup canned pumpkin 2 tbsp sugar-free maple-flavor syrup 1 tsp vanilla 2 tsp oil Nuts such as walnuts or pecans (optional) Cooking spray Directions Mix the […]

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Pack a Mouth-healthy Lunch Your Child Will Actually Eat

School’s been in session for a month and you’ve finally gotten back into a rhythm. After you’ve double-checked your children’s homework, you’re likely to start prepping the next day’s lunch. Are you loading that lunchbox with tooth-friendly foods? While we know daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing are essential to a healthy smile, nutrition […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Sugar-free Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients 1 large egg 1 cup Splenda (or other artificial sweetener) 1 tsp baking powder ½ tsp vanilla extract 1 cup creamy natural peanut butter 1 tsp water Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Use an electric mixer to beat the egg, Splenda, baking powder, and vanilla together for about a minute. Add peanut butter and […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Dark Chocolate Kiwi Pops

These delicious kiwi popsicles are a healthy way to indulge your sweet tooth on a hot Arizona day! Ingredients 6 large kiwis, peeled and cut into rounds that are ⅓” to ½” thick 1 cup dark chocolate chips ¼ cup coconut oil Lollipop sticks Directions Insert a lollipop stick through the edge of each kiwi […]

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3 Refreshing & Guilt-free Summer Drinks to Try

June in Arizona can be tortuous if you’re not sitting by the pool with an ice-cold drink! Even though a Long Island Ice Tea or Tom Collins might be calling your name, why not try something new and exotic? Your friends will love you and your waistline and teeth will thank you! Farmers Market Margarita […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Chicken Waldorf Salad

This chicken salad recipe is easy to make with leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken. If you use rotisserie chicken, keep in mind that it’s salty and omit the salt in the dressing. Ingredients 1/3 cup mayo 1/3 cup plain yogurt 2 tsp lemon juice ¼ tsp salt 3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast 1 medium […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

Ingredients 4 cups broccoli florets 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 3 Tbsp olive oil ¾ tsp salt ¼ tsp black pepper 1 tsp grated lemon zest 1 Tbsp lemon juice 2½ Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese 1 Tbsp fresh basil leaves Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Place broccoli florets in a bowl, then drizzle […]

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Mouth Healthy Recipe: Healthy Irish Beef Stew

This satisfying Irish stew is easy to prepare and makes great leftovers. Serve it up before the weather gets too warm and listen to your little leprechauns squeal with delight. Ingredients 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1¼ lbs stew meat with the fat trimmed 3 cloves minced garlic Salt and pepper to taste 1 […]

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Put dark chocolate chips in your oatmeal for a sweet morning meal!

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Dark Chocolate Oatmeal

Put down the donuts! Here’s a quick and easy breakfast recipe that’s sure to satisfy your morning sweet tooth! Ingredients ¼ cup dry oats ¼ cup dark chocolate chips Directions Start by simply preparing the dry oats with your preferred amount of water. More water will produce runny oatmeal, while less water will make thicker […]

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Use red & green seedless grapes for this mouth-healthy dessert recipe.

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Creamy Grape Dessert

Warning! This healthy dessert is highly addictive and hard to stop eating! Ingredients 1 lb. green seedless grapes, washed and dried well 1 lb. red seedless grapes, washed and dried well 8 oz. Greek yogurt 4 oz. light cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup Splenda or other sugar substitute 1 tsp. vanilla extract Topping 2 T. […]

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