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Jaw Friendly BBQ Recipes!

Slow Cooked Pulled Barbequed Pork

Use your favorite barbeque sauce for this basic “pulled pork” shoulder recipe! However, please note you will be using either a boneless or bone-in pork shoulder, so please be sure it will fit inside of your slow cooker or crockpot and can be covered tightly.
One 4-7 lb. bone-in or boneless pork shoulder (also known as Boston butt)
¼ cup water
Sprinkle (lightly) with salt and pepper
Enough barbeque sauce to add flavor
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Salmon Louis Salad

Salmon Louis Salad Ingredients: 1/2 cup low fat mayonnaise 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 Tbsp. grated onion 3 Tbsp. ketchup 2 Tbsp. milk 3 Tbs. chopped sweet pickles, drained 14 oz. can red sockeye salmon, drained, skin and bones removed if desired -or- 14oz of… Read More »Salmon Louis Salad

10 (TMJD Friendly) Things You Can Do With a Jar of Pasta Sauce

Baked Brie

Slice the top rind off a small wheel of brie. Cover lightly with pasta sauce and seasoned breadcrumbs and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes; sprinkle with fresh herbs.

Stuffed Mushrooms

Mix breadcrumbs, chopped mushroom stems and grated parmesan cheese with a bit of pasta sauce; stuff into mushroom caps, drizzle with olive oil and bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Tomato Mac and Cheese

Mix some pasta sauce with prepared macaroni and cheese in a baking dish; drizzle with more sauce and bake at 350 degrees until hot and bubbly.

Tomato Biscuits

Spread refrigerated biscuits with pasta sauce; top with grated cheddar cheese and chopped scallions and bake as directed.Read More »10 (TMJD Friendly) Things You Can Do With a Jar of Pasta Sauce

Oatmeal Herb Bread & Tuscan Chicken Soup

soft foods for jaw painWith the incredibly windy, cold weather here in Georgia and all over the US, we thought some nice, warm comfort foods were in order.. Enjoy!

Herbed Oatmeal Bread


  • 1-1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup rolled outs (not quick or instant oats, but regular)
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1-1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 pkgs. active dry yeast
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 7 Tbsp. butter, melted

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