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Cystic Fibrosis: Sample Menu

This sample meal plan provides approximately 3,750 calories. The links will give you recipes for high-calorie foods that teens with CF can make:


3 frozen pancakes with 1 tablespoon butter and 3 tablespoons syrup; ½ cup of strawberries; Mighty Milk

Morning Snack

1 cup whole-milk yogurt; ½ cup granola; ½ banana; water


Sandwich made with 4 ounces of turkey, 1 ounce of cheese, 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, 3 teaspoons mustard, lettuce, tomato, and/or onion; 10 baby carrots with 2 tablespoons ranch dressing; ½ cup apple juice; 14 pretzels; water

Afternoon Snack

½ cup trail mix and 1 cup Mighty Milk


Creamy chicken fettuccine with broccoli; ½ cup juice; water

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, CNSC, LD/N