INTERNATIONAL BODY PIERCING DAY

INTERNATIONAL BODY PIERCING DAY

Sunday is International Body Piercing Day and a great time for a PSA on oral piercings!  The American Dental Association published numerous articles about this, saying that they do not recommend an oral piercing. Why? First, many people who have their tongue pierced...
CHUNKY MONKEY BROWNIES

CHUNKY MONKEY BROWNIES

Ingredients: 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour1 ½ cups brown sugar, packed½ cup white sugar2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened2 large eggs¼ tsp. salt2 tsp. vanilla½ cup banana, mashed with a fork (about one medium-large banana)10-oz. Hershey’s semi-sweet...
CROWD PLEASING VEGETABLE CASSEROLE

CROWD PLEASING VEGETABLE CASSEROLE

Here’s a delicious way to get more vegetables in your diet: Ingredients: 1 can (22.6 ounces) Campbells® Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup 1 ½ cups shredded Swiss cheese (about 6 ounces) 2/3 cup sour cream 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 packages (16 ounces each)...
TRAVELING WITH BRACES

TRAVELING WITH BRACES

We certainly hope that we’ll all be able to travel somewhere this summer (maybe even to see and hug your Grandparents).    Here are a few items you should be certain to have on hand in addition to your toothbrush when you’re away from home: Wax Rubber Bands (if...

Braces-friendly Recipe: Mexican Tater Tot Casserole Recipe

Since you can’t go out to a Mexican restaurant tonight to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, here is a fun and tasty Mexican casserole dish your kids are sure to love…why? Because it has tater tots! Ingredients • 1 lb. 85/15 ground beef • 1 onion, diced (about ¼ cup) • 1 packet...

S’mores Cookies – Braces Friendly

If you had any Girl Scout cookies left in your cabinets or freezer, they are probably long gone since you’ve been spending more time at home. So, here is a great recipe that imitates one of our favorites: Wet Ingredients ¼ cup brown rice syrup (or ¼ cup honey) 2...