During the first few days after you get your braces, the list of don’ts may seem overwhelming, especially when it comes to what you can and cannot eat!
We have developed a sample menu with soft, easy to chew, flavourful foods to help you get through the first week after you get your braces when eating may be uncomfortable.
As always, stay hydrated with lots of water. Avoid pop and sugary drinks that may cause cavities!
|Cold pasta salad , with steamed veggies and shredded chicken
|Spaghetti and lean ground beef or veggie sauce
|Crispy rice cereal with milk or yogurt on top
|Tuna or egg salad on soft bread
|Guacamole and / or salsa with soft pita wedges
Baked or mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes
|Muffin and milk
|Soup served with soft bread
|Cottage cheese mixed with soft fruit (canned peaches)
|Pulled Chicken & Rice
|French Toast Strips with yogurt dip
|Hard boiled egg with cheese strings
|Sloppy Joes served on soft buns
With lightly toasted bread
|Homemade macaroni and cheese
|Yogurt mixed with chopped fruit
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