Looking for a recipe packed with vegetables that’s soft enough for braces? This tasty Cheesy Cauliflower Bake is loaded with flavor and low on carbs, plus won’t hurt your teeth or braces. Cauliflower is packed with antioxidants and Vitamin C, both of which are important to dental health. Vitamin C helps form and maintain bones and antioxidants reduces risk of inflammatory problems.
Cheesy Cauliflower Bake
Originally from Simple As That Blog
2 medium size heads of cauliflower or 2 bags of frozen cauliflower florets
1 – 8oz cream cheese
½ cup of butter
1¼ cups shredded cheddar cheese
6 slices cooked bacon, chopped
Chopped green onions
Salt and Pepper to taste
Cook cauliflower in lightly salted water until softened.
Cook bacon until crispy and chop into small pieces.
Drain water from cauliflower, return to pot.
Add cream cheese, butter and mash until creamy.
Pour into a baking dish.
Top with shredded cheese, chopped green onions and bacon.
Bake in oven at 350 for 20-30 minutes.
And voila! You’ve got a great side dish to eat with boiled chicken or some soft pasta. It can be tough to find foods for kids that are tasty but don’t cause harm to braces, but this is a great choice. What’s your favorite food to make that’s easy on braces?