High Calorie Recipes

 Calorie boosters!

In addition to commonly known calorie boosters (butter, half and half, whole milk), here are a few more ideas:

  • Avocados
  • Pudding, home-made with whole milk
  • Peanut butter or other nut butter (on crackers, celery, toast, pretzels, etc.)
  • Instant Breakfast mix (add 1 pkg. to 8 ounces whole milk)
  • Coconut or olive oil (add a teaspoon to a serving of soups or stews)

 

 

 

 

School Snack Ideas for Cystic Fibrosis

 **Enzymes must be given with these snacks

 200-300 calorie snacks

1 whole avocado

2 cheese slices and crackers

2 ounces cheese crackers (Cheez-Its)

½ PB&J sandwich

Apples slices dipped in peanut butter

1 jelly doughnut

2 tablespoons peanut butter on crackers

2 ounces fudge

8 ounces chocolate milk

English muffin with butter

8 ounces yogurt

4 ounces chocolate pudding

2 ounces corn chips (Fritos)

2 hard boiled eggs

1 slice of pie

1 can Ensure, Pediasure, Boost, Breeze, Enlive

400-500 calorie snacks

2 whole avocados

10 Fig Newtons

½ cup nuts

11 slices precooked bacon (can reheat in microwave or eat cold)

2 toaster  pastries with butter (Pop Tarts)

7 Double Stuffed Oreos

PB&J or PB and Honey sandwich

6 string cheese

1 can Carnation Instant Breakfast VHC

8 oz ScandiShake made with whole milk (>600 calories)

**Only juice, popsicles, jelly beans, lollipops can be eaten without enzymes**