Note: This high-calorie recipe is especially
for kids with cystic fibrosis (CF). Kids with CF often need to
consume additional calories to help them meet their nutritional
Smoothies are a great way to add extra calories and protein to
your child's diet.
- 1/2 c. whole milk
- 1/2 c. heavy whipping cream
- 1 banana
- 1 1/4 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.
Nutritional analysis (per serving)
8 g protein
26 g fat
258 mg calcium
70 mg sodium
Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient
Variations and suggestions:
Experiment with this standard recipe by substituting other
favorite fruits for the banana and strawberries.
Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N, CNSD
Date reviewed: July 2003
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice,
diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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