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Menu Ideas

Having braces doesn’t mean you can’t eat any of your favourite foods. You will need to keep a close eye on some of those hard sticky foods.

In time, you should be able to eat most foods, however within the first week of having your braces put on, you may find it difficult eating certain foods.

Here are some easy meal ideas to get you through the first week.

BREAKFAST


• Yoghurt with fresh fruit
• Thin toast with honey or for a savoury spread try avocado
• Scrambled eggs with mushrooms
• Fresh fruit smoothie
• Weetbix with milk

SNACKS


• Yoghurt
• Fresh fruit cut into small pieces
• Cheese sticks
• Can of tuna

LUNCH


• Sandwiches – (thinly sliced soft wholemeal bread without the crust) with thinly sliced ham or chicken, grated cheese, carrot and sliced tomato
• Wraps – thinly sliced roast beef with tomato, cucumber, cheese and mustard
• Tuna salad – tuna, lettuce, thinly sliced cucumber and capsicum, grated cheese, beetroot and grated carrot
• Pasta bake
• Sushi rolls
• Soup (pea and ham, pumpkin, vegetable) and soft bread for dipping

DRINKS


• Water
• Green tea
• Sugar free drinks

DINNER


• Chicken meatballs with pasta
• Omelette with ham, cheese and tomato
• Warm chicken (thinly sliced) with salad on the side – lettuce, grated cheese, grated carrot, thinly sliced cucumber and capsicum, beetroot and sprouts
• Steamed Fish served with mashed sweet potato and peas
• Baked sweet potato, mushrooms sprinkled with feta
• Satay chicken (thinly chopped) served on a bed of rice
• Spaghetti bolognaise

DESSERT (for special occasions)


• Cheesecake with fresh fruit
• Lemon meringue pie
• Custard and fresh fruit
• Chocolate mousse
• Cheese and grapes
• Gelato

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