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Powerful Oatmeal

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

This warm, hearty breakfast comes together in minutes.

Prep time: 5 minutes

What you need:

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

What to do:

  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.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 714 calories
  • 16g protein
  • 49g fat
  • 47mg sodium
  • 120mg calcium

Serves: 1

Serving size: 3/4 cup

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:

Consider adding raisins, nuts, honey, maple syrup, and/or brown sugar for additional flavor and calories.