Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need to consume additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.
Smoothies are a great way to add extra calories and protein to your child's diet.
Prep time: 10 minutes
- 1/2 c. whole milk
- 1/2 c. heavy whipping cream
- 1 banana
- 11/4 c. strawberries (fresh or frozen)
- 3/4 c. lemon sherbet
- 2 tbsp. dry skim milk powder
- Combine all ingredients in a blender.
- Blend until smooth.
Serving size: 12 ounces
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
8 g protein
26 g fat
258 mg calcium
70 mg sodium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
Experiment with this standard recipe by substituting other favorite fruits for the banana and strawberries.
Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: March 2009
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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