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This sample meal plan provides approximately 3,750 calories. The links will give you recipes for high-calorie foods that teens with CF can make:

Breakfast

3 frozen pancakes with 1 tablespoon butter and 3 tablespoons syrup; ½ cup of strawberries; Mighty Milk

Morning Snack

1 cup whole-milk yogurt; ½ cup granola; ½ banana; water

Lunch

Sandwich made with 4 ounces of turkey, 1 ounce of cheese, 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, 3 teaspoons mustard, lettuce, tomato, and/or onion; 10 baby carrots with 2 tablespoons ranch dressing; ½ cup apple juice; 14 pretzels; water

Afternoon Snack

½ cup trail mix and 1 cup Mighty Milk

Dinner

Creamy chicken fettuccine with broccoli; ½ cup juice; water

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012

 
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