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Sides & snack recipes

Get ready for your next party with these healthy side dishes and snacks.

  • Banana nut muffins These homemade banana walnut muffins hit the spot — and they’re gluten-free and low in sugar.
  • Braised carrots and capers Featuring carrots and capers, this delicious side dish adds flavor to any main meal and is packed with smile-friendly vitamins A and C.
  • Broccomole This low-fat alternative to guacamole is full of ingredients that won't harm your teeth.
  • Cheese in a blanket Cheese is an excellent source of calcium and other nutrients that are good for your teeth.
  • Cucumber roll-ups Healthy and easy, this refreshing snack requires only cucumbers, chives and hummus or Greek yogurt.
  • Eggplant pizzas This fun, eggplant-based alternative to pizza makes a quick and tasty snack. The recipe features eggplant, tomato and cheese.
  • Monster mouths Make these monster mouths that are sure to liven up snack time.
  • Pumpkin hummus This fall-inspired hummus features pumpkins, garbanzo beans and tahini.
  • Spinach and artichoke dip This chunky dip combines rich flavor with a trove of healthy ingredients. Great with pita or tortilla chips, it’s a party favorite
  • Vegetable platter with dip With crisp, fresh vegetables (for antioxidants and vitamin C) and calcium-rich yogurt or sour cream, this dish does double duty for healthy teeth.

Recipes

Expand your cooking repertoire with these smile-friendly recipes for the whole family.

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