Packing in the calories is a must for anyone with cystic fibrosis. The key is to prepare food with more energy per bite. Here is a collection of recipes with high-calorie density to make meeting your nutritional goals a little easier... and tastier!

Please consult with your nutritionist to see if these recipes are right for you.

Broccoli Supreme

  • 2 (10 oz.) pkg. frozen, chopped broccoli
  • 1 c. sour cream
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • 3 Tbsp. Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine, softened
  • 1 c. seasoned croutons

Cook broccoli using package directions; drain. Place in 1½ quart baking dish. Pour mixture of sour cream and soup over broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese, dot with margarine. Top with croutons. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Yield: 8 servings, 193 calories per serving.

Source: Page 35, Cooking Up Calories from the Pittsburgh Cystic Fibrosis Center; Judy Fulton, RD, Clinical Nutritionist