Recipes

Almond cookies with xylitol

Got a sweet tooth, but don’t want the cavity-causing sugar? Try using xylitol for the sweetener instead.

Apple-raisin salad

Apples and raisins are great snacks that can satisfy your sweet cravings without adding extra sugar.

Avocado yogurt dip

With calcium-rich Greek yogurt and creamy avocado packed with vitamin C, this tooth-friendly dip is the perfect appetizer for your next party.

Banana “ice cream”

This recipe provides the cool, creamy sweetness of ice cream – without any added sugar.

Banana nut muffins

Need a quick dessert? These homemade muffins are sure to hit the spot. Low in sugar and gluten-free, they’re packed with energy-boosting nuts and fruit.

Black bean rice burgers

These vegetarian patties offer a healthy but satisfying alternative to the classic hamburger. Rich in vitamin B3 and phosphorus, they give a boost to your enamel and gum health, and they’re safe for a gluten-free diet.

Black bean and salsa soup

This hearty soup can keep you full for hours. Not only is it quick to prepare, it’s also packed with protein, vitamin C and iron for a healthy mouth and body.

Braised carrots with capers

This delicious side dish adds flavor to any main meal and is packed with gum-boosting vitamins A and C.

Broccoli cheese soup

This tasty broccoli soup is packed with tooth- and gum-supporting vitamins K and C. With a boost of calcium and flavor from the added cheese, this soup makes a healthy choice for lunch or dinner.

Broccomole

Packed with vitamin C and folic acid, this broccoli-based dip offers a low-fat alternative to guacamole — and it’s made with delicious ingredients that won’t harm your teeth.

“Caramel” yogurt dip

Try a tasty way to enjoy fall flavors without compromising your teeth.

Celery root soup

Creamy, smooth and peppery, this pureed hot soup offers comfort on a cold day. Both tasty and healthy, it’s rich in tooth-building vitamins and nutrients.

Cheese in a blanket

This is a quick and easy snack or a fun addition to a lunchbox.

Cheesy zucchini rounds

Quick to prepare, this tasty snack features slices of baked zucchini with crispy Parmesan cheese. It’s also a great source of calcium and vitamin C.

Chocolate banana coconut smoothie

Packed with chocolate, banana and a hint of coconut, this refreshing smoothie is satisfyingly sweet with no added sugar.

Chocolate cupcakes

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these scrumptious cupcakes. Soft and chocolatey, this dessert is sugar-free and gluten-free.

Chocolate peanut butter fudge

Smooth, rich and satisfying, this chocolate peanut butter fudge offers a sweet flavor with low sugar content.

Cucumber roll-ups

This refreshing snack is healthy, fun and easy to make. Add some flavor to your lunch, or serve it as an appetizer at your next party.

Eggplant pizzas

This fun alternative to pizza makes a quick and tasty snack, without the starch responsible for tooth decay.

Fruit kabobs

Finish up a meal with this sweet snack. Featuring no added sugar, fruit kabobs make a bright and fun dessert.

Frozen fruit pops

This refreshing snack can keep you cool on a summer day, with no sugar added! Plus, it’s easy to make at home.

Garlic sweet potato mash

Try this savory side dish to get your holiday sweet potato fix without any added sugar.

Green vanilla mint smoothie

Start your day off right with a refreshing minty smoothie. Packed with spinach, bananas and coconut, this tasty drink features health-boosting vitamins A and K, plus loads of potassium for strong bones.

Guacamole chicken lettuce wraps

Got avocados and lettuce? Try this Mexican-inspired recipe for an appetizer rich in flavor and nutrients.

Heart-shaped salad

Offer this creative salad to the people you love. Featuring healthy greens, crunchy veggies and mozzarella cheese, this salad is sure to delight.

Lentil and cashew roast

This filling nut loaf packs flavor with a healthy serving of calcium, vitamin C and phosphorus. Great for teeth, gums and tummies, this recipe is gluten-free and suitable for vegetarians.

Low-sugar chocolate chip cookies

This recipe drastically reduces the sugar while maintaining the chocolatey taste you love.

Monster Mouths

This healthy treat is great for teeth and tummies.

Mountain trail mix

Low in sugar and high in protein, this nutritious snack provides long-lasting energy in a tasty blend.

No-sugar-added minty hot cocoa

Ditch the sugary versions and opt for this guilt-free hot chocolate instead.

Parmesan spinach bake

Light and delicious, this creamy spinach dish is a great source of calcium and potassium.

Pizzadilla

“Pizzadillas” cut fat and calories while keeping the flavor of your favorite savory pie.

Pumpkin hummus

This fall-inspired hummus features pumpkins, garbanzo beans and tahini.

Pumpkin soup

This warm soup is the perfect dish to fill you up. With no added sugar, it relies on the natural sweetness of pumpkin and cream and is a great source of vitamins A and C, which are essential for gum health.

Red lentil soup

Fast to cook, red lentils are also packed with heart-healthy fiber and enamel-building magnesium. The combination of almonds, carrots and curry give this hearty soup a delectable flavor.

Roasted squash with garlic and herbs

This oven-roasted side features winter squash seasoned with herbs and garlic.

Spinach and mandarin orange salad

Spinach is a great way to get added calcium and iron in your diet – your teeth will thank you for a little extra of both.

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.

Strawberry banana ice cream

Try this four-ingredient recipe for a dessert that’s quick and easy to make and has no added sugar.

Strawberry frozen yogurt

This creamy treat uses frozen strawberries to flavor yogurt and give it an ice cream-like consistency.

Vegetable platter

With crisp, fresh vegetables (for antioxidants and vitamin C) and calcium-rich yogurt or sour cream, this dish does double duty for healthy teeth.

Vegetarian bean and cheese taquitos

These crispy homemade taquitos are packed with healthy ingredients and high in tooth-strengthening magnesium.

Veggie omelet

Packed with protein and calcium, this delicious dish is the perfect way to start your day.

Watermelon feta blackberry skewers

These tricolor fruit kabobs make a quick and tasty summer snack. You’ll get a boost of calcium from the feta cheese, while the watermelon and blackberries feature gum-supporting vitamin C.

Whole-wheat pancakes with fresh fruit and low-fat yogurt

This is a tasty, healthy treat for a family breakfast.

Resources

Oral Health Booklet
A collection of our top oral health tips in a printer-friendly file.
Connection Between Oral and Overall Health
Learn more about the connection between your oral and overall health and what you can do to improve both.
SmileWay Wellness Program

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