We’ve all heard the old saying, “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Never is that more true than on Father’s Day. Dads are always happy to get a special Father’s Day meal with the family, and June is the perfect time to host a summer get-together.
Here’s our ultimate list of delicious, dad-approved, TMJ-friendly foods to try this Father’s Day!
TMJ-Friendly Father’s Day Breakfast
Start dad’s day off right with a hearty breakfast full of fresh ingredients and comfort food. Any of these tasty dishes will work for brunch as well. Add quality coffee and fresh squeezed orange juice for a complete meal.
Homemade Cinnamon Raisin Bread
Cheese or Ricotta Spinach Omelet
Waffles or Pancakes
Eggs Over Easy
TMJ-Friendly Father’s Day Meats and Main Courses
Planning a big family lunch or dinner? Any of these dishes or meats will create a main course dad will remember. Just focus on making the meat as tender as possible, and TMJ pain shouldn’t be a problem.
Pork Shoulder Cuts – When you slow cook it, BBQ can be TMJ-friendly.
Baby Back Pork Ribs
Cajun or Buffalo Grilled Shrimp
Beer Battered Fish
Cheesy Penne Pasta
TMJ-Friendly Father’s Day Dinner Sides
Now pick a few sides to add to the main course. Since it’s dad’s day, it’s okay to do more than one starch.
Sweet Potato Fries
TMJ-Friendly Father’s Day Desserts
During summer, the best desserts cool you off and feature the fresh fruit of the season. Pick a few options that you know your man of the hour will enjoy.
Chocolate Fondue and Fruit
Ice Cream Sandwiches – Just make sure they aren’t too thick.
Tres Leches Cake
Chocolate Pudding Pie with Bananas
Chocolate or Traditional Bread Pudding
Cobbler with the Fruit of Dad’s Choice