Recipes

Getting braces can make it difficult to eat for a few days. Fortunately, Braces Braces Braces has the answer – in the form of these braces-friendly recipes for kids! Here are some sweet treats that will ease the discomfort of your new orthodontic treatment and help you relax.

Banana Blast

Serves 2

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

Orange Sherbet

Serves 6

 
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 smooth. In a separate bowl, whip evaporated milk until stiff. Fold into frozen mixture. Return to shallow dish and freeze again until firm. Serve.
 

Five Ingredient Ice Cream

Serves 12

 
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. Flod milk mixture into whipped cream. Pour into shallow 2-quart dish, cover and freeze for four hours, stirring once after 2 hours or when edges start to harden. Serve or store in an airtight container up to 10 days.
 

Chocolate Peanut Butter Milk Shake

Serves 1

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

Bounteous Butterscotch Pudding

Serves 4

 
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.
 

Cherry Chocolate Rice Pudding

Serves 6

 
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 

 
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

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

 
 

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