Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF), who may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs.
This dish can be eaten for any meal of the day. And it freezes well!
Prep time: 60 minutes
Serving size: 1/6 of pie
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
23 g protein
48 g fat
723 mg sodium
209 mg calcium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.
Variations and suggestions:
You can use a variety of different cheeses. Try adding some vegetables, such as onions or spinach.
Reviewed by: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
|Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offering nutrition information, resources, and access to registered dietitians.|
|Cystic Fibrosis Foundation This organization offers information about the illness, public policy, clinical trials and local chapters.|
|Boomer Esiason Foundation This former NFL quarterback has a personal interest in CF - his son has the disease - and has created this foundation to help find a cure.|
|About Recipes for Teens With Cystic Fibrosis These high-calorie recipes are especially for teens with cystic fibrosis (CF). Teens with CF may need additional calories to meet their nutritional needs. Check out these delicious recipes.|
|Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease that causes the body to produce mucus that's extremely thick and sticky. It mainly affects the lungs and the pancreas, causing serious breathing and digestive problems.|
|Cystic Fibrosis: Diet and Nutrition Like every other teenager, girls and guys with CF need calories to fuel their growth. They just need more of them - sometimes as much as 30% to 50% more calories than other teens.|
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