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Powerful Oatmeal

Powerful Oatmeal

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

Prep time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup water

Utensils:

  • measuring cup
  • microwave-safe bowl
  • spoon
  • microwave (you'll need help from your adult assistant)

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: 3/4 cup

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: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD