Thursday, April 10, 2008

High Calorie Meal Plan

• Juice or dish of prunes
• Hot cereal with fortified whole milk or cream, topped with 1 teaspoon of margarine and brown sugar and granola
Mid-morning snack
• Buttered raisin toastwith peanut butter, an egg, or jam
• Fortified whole milk
• Cream soup — made with fortified whole milk or cream, and topped with cheese (grated or sliced)
• Crackers spread with margarine or butter
• Open-face sandwich;spread with lots of margarine, butter or mayonnaise; cheese or meat and one slice of tomato
• Sweetened applesauce thickened with cream
Mid-afternoon snack
• Milkshake or can of Ensure/Boost
• Meat and vegetable casserole with added skim milk powder
• Mashed potato made with cream and margarine, or 1 slice of bread with margarine or butter
• Avocado slices (try it plain or with a sprinkle of lemon juice) orseveral olives
• Pudding or custard topped with whipped cream and/or nuts Note: when making udding, you can use an instant pudding mix and add 2 cups whole milkplus 3/4 cup of skim milk powder and 2 tablespoons of oil.
Evening Snack
• Slice of cheese with snack crackers or nuts or granola bar
• Fortified whole milk or sweetened juice
• Coffee and tea areoptional; try to include 6-8 glasses of water or other fluid during the day

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