Mighty Milk

Mighty Milk

Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF), who need to consume additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.

Give your milk a boost by adding extra calories. This creamy milk tastes great by itself, with your favorite flavored syrup, and in recipes that call for milk.

Prep time: 1 minute

Ingredients:

Utensils:

Directions:

  1. Pour whole milk and heavy cream in a cup.
  2. Stir with spoon until blended.

Serves: 1

Serving size: 1 cup

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
475 calories
44 g fat
4 g protein
103 mg sodium
150 mg calcium

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Consider adding chocolate or strawberry syrup for a sweet treat.

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





Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

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