Powerful Oatmeal

Powerful Oatmeal

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

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

Utensils:

Directions:

  1. Combine oats, heavy whipping cream, and water in a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  3. Remove from microwave and mix well.

Serves: 1

Serving size: ¾ c.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
714 calories
16 g protein
49 g fat
47 mg sodium
120 mg calcium

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

Variations and suggestions:
Consider adding raisins, nuts, honey, maple syrup, and/or brown sugar to provide additional flavor and calories.

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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OrganizationCystic Fibrosis Foundation This organization offers information about the illness, public policy, clinical trials and local chapters.
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