Few things bother me more than when you go to the dentist and they tell you to eat ice cream, pudding, Ensure, and junk like that after you have a tooth pulled or such. Seems like all that sugar is probably one of the reasons for tooth decay in the first place!

Besides, after oral surgery or a tooth extraction, one should consume plenty of good food and drinks that are loaded with whole, natural vitamin C to support the body’s immune system, as it works to heal your gums and such.

So, as I lay in bed after having two teeth extracted, I’ll tell you what I made yesterday, which I am very much enjoying today.

First, I made a yummy and satisfying cauliflower and asparagus blended soup.

I used a box of Pacific brand organic beef broth and added to that, one whole head of chopped cauliflower.

Then I snapped about 12 small asparagus spears and added those to the pot, along with a tablespoon of chopped garlic and some garlic powder (I love garlic and it’s extremely healthy). If you don’t like garlic, you could use half an onion, or such for flavor.

I boiled all this for about 20 minutes til the veggies were fork tender.

My husband helped me pour everything from the large pot into the Vitamix, after it had cooled for about an hour.

Caution: Be careful pouring hot liquids!

I blended all of this for about a minute to an almost drinkable consistency, as I knew I wouldn’t be able to chew for 2 or 3 days.

After the soup was blended, I poured it back into the pot and put it in the fridge.

This is what it looked like in the mug I ate it from. And yes, before we reheated, hubby added some creole seasoning to it also.

The next day, I added the creole seasoning, garlic powder, nutritional yeast, and a pinch of Himalayan pink salt (also good to help heal sore gums).

As for dessert, I wanted something comforting to take the place of pudding.

I made a homemade avocado and raw cacao type of rich pudding yesterday. It setup really well in the fridge overnight and gave me the calories I knew I’d need, since the soup has next to no calories in it.

The recipe for the chocolate pudding:

2 whole avocados minus the peel and seed

1/2 Cup raw cacao chocolate (health food store kind or order it from Raw Food World online)


1/2 Cup maple syrup (not the regular kind, but the really good dark kind, 100% pure maple syrup)

1/4 can of organic coconut cream (About a 1/4 Cup)

2 Tablespoons of Agar Agar – for thickening

1 Tablespoon vanilla

2 Tablespoon of blue green algae for a nutritious boost that you cannot taste

1 Tablespoon cinnamon powder (or less if you don’t like it, though I can’t really taste it in this anyway today)

1/2 Tablespoon of Maca powder

1 teaspoon of Mesquite powder


This made about 3 or 4 servings of healthy pudding and so delicious and satisfying.

I used the Cuisinart to make it.

Here’s the picture:

I also make a Fire water from Jeff Primack’s book, Food Healing: Cooking with Qi, that really helps with pain.

I bought Pacific brand organic chicken bone broth and plan to use that in a couple days to make more of the cauliflower asparagus soup.

I am so pleased and content with how everything turned out, that even though I am in pain, I’m happy because I took control over my healing, made a plan, and implemented it. That way, all my hubby had to do was heat the soup, and keep my water glass refilled, so I could rest.

Much love to all. Going to nap for awhile. Nothing more rejuvenating than sleep.


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6 thoughts on “Healthy recipes after oral surgery

  1. I commend you for coming up with an alternative to the dentist’s recommendations, very holistic and pure genius. I love soups and this one sounds rich and delicious on a cold winter’s night with or without having the procedure. But nice to know. As for dessert, never thought of making pudding with avocados, but looking at the result, it’s rich and creamy, no one would know it was made from a veggie. Thank you for your insight. Your book sounds intriguing and worth the purchase. God bless you and your endeavors.

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    1. I so appreciate your kind and gracious comments! I picked up the idea for blended soups and avocado chocolate dessert from the year I was only eating raw vegan foods. I love the smell of food cooking, else I probably would have continued that lifestyle. I still eat 50 – 70 percent raw, but am finding that a modified Paleo diet is helping me lose weight and aid digestion.
      As for the dental issues, I’m still working on that. ❤️🦋🌀

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      1. Your most welcome 🙂 right back at ya!
        Interesting how it all came together out of necessity and good of you to experiment for the rest of us to enjoy. But like vitamins, first we must check with our doctor before we start any good thing, although I don’t think mine would object if balance properly 😉 And that’s the key you refer to on your blog. Keep pushing the boundaries of good eating/back to basic eating.
        Peace be with you, always.

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      2. Thank you so much for your comment! Yes, in my new book, Take It Upon Yourself to Live a Wholly Vibrant Life, I layout a plan to encourage my readers to interview and assemble a holistic wellness team of professionals, so when they need a hand up when it comes to health challenges, they know how to call.

        I feel a lot of vitamins are wasted. Going back to the garden is a wonderful way to get our whole food vitamins and minerals in ways that ground and connect us back to earth (think magnetic frequencies).

        Many blessings to you in ALL ways. ❤️🦋🌀


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