Having braces doesn’t have to be a holiday bummer. Just because candy canes might not be in your best interest doesn’t meant there aren’t a variety of delicious, braces-friendly Christmas dishes for you to choose from. Here are a few of our favorites!

Snacks or Sides

Moist & Delicious Banana Nut Bread from Genius Kitchen

Crock Pot Apple Sauce from Num’s The Word

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes from Plated Cravings

Cider Vinaigrette Roasted Root Vegetables from Simply Recipes

Christmas Tree Spinach Dip Breadsticks from It’s Always Autumn


Maple Glazed Salmon from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Creamy Garlic Herb Mushroom Spaghetti from Pinch of Yum

Buffalo Chicken Sliders from A Flavor Journal

Roasted Butternut Squash and Bacon Soup fromDamn Delicious

Pear-Pomegranate and Spinach Salad from Cooking Classy

Blackberry Cheesecake Mousse from Snixy Kitchen

Gingerbread Swirl Fudge from Sally’s Baking Addiction

Chocolate Fudge Christmas Goody Bars from Together As Family

Peppermint Meltaways Christmas Cookies from Inspiring Cooks

Cranberry Christmas Cake from Barefeet in the Kitchen

If you try any these delicious, bracket-saving Christmas recipes, let us know what you think. We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Speaks Orthodontics!