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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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Satisfy your holiday sweet tooth without doing too much damage to your teeth or your waistline

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Here’s a way to satisfy your holiday sweet tooth without doing too much damage to your teeth or your waistline. With a dose of pumpkin and some low-fat dairy, it’s a definite nutritional improvement over most traditional pies. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups broken gingersnap cookies 2 T vegetable oil 1/3 cup plus 2 T light […]

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Serve up something that’s spooky & healthy this Halloween!

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Squashed Guts

With so many sweets haunting tabletops and trick-or-treat bags at Halloween, it’s nice to serve up something that’s spooky and healthy. These squashed guts will not only be a hit with your little monsters, it’s a better choice for their fangs as well. Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash 1 can of tomato sauce Directions Halve a […]

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Try this healthy meatloaf recipe for dinner!

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Healthy Meatloaf

Meatloaf is often a family favorite, but it’s not exactly the healthiest choice when it’s made with fatty meats and other high-calorie ingredients. This made-over recipe not only decreases the fat and calories, it manages to sneak in some added protein as well. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 stalks celery, chopped 1 small onion, […]

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Caprese salad? Not quite! Try a tomato & mozzarella sandwich.

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Tomato & Mozzarella Sandwiches

For a refreshing and quick summer lunch, not much can beat the tang of ripe tomatoes combined with creamy chunks of mozzarella cheese. With just a few minutes and a handful of ingredients, you’ll have a tasty meal that also provides your teeth with a healthy dose of calcium. Ingredients ½ cup salsa 8 slices […]

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Deviled eggs don’t have to be so bad for you.

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs don’t have to be so devilish. This version of the picnic staple is lower in fat and calories than the standard recipe and it adds calcium-rich cottage cheese. Ingredients 12 hard-boiled eggs 1/3 cup nonfat cottage cheese 1/4 cup low-fat mayo 1 T pickle relish 2 tsp yellow mustard 1/8 tsp salt Paprika […]

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Watermelon slushies are a healthy, cool treat on a hot summer day!

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Watermelon Slushies

This recipe couldn’t be any easier, but be warned: it needs to freeze overnight, so be sure to plan ahead. Ingredients Seedless Watermelon Directions First, puree six cups of seedless watermelon in a blender until smooth. Pour into a shallow, airtight container and freeze overnight. Let it thaw just a little before serving, then scoop it out, […]

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