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High Calorie Ideas for Toddlers

High Calorie Ideas for Todders


Fortified Milk:

Add 2-4 tbsp of powered skim milk to 1 cup of whole milk.

Super Shake:

1 cup of ice cream
1 cup of fortified milk
1 package of Carnation Instant Breakfast

Super Pudding:

1 cup fortified milk
1 cup heavy cream
1 package instant pudding
Make into 1/2 cup servings

Super Grilled Cheese:

Dip cheese sandwich into egg and fortified milk mixture before grilling with lots of butter
or margarine. This will be like French toast with cheese in the middle.

High Calorie Finger Foods for Toddlers

Protein Fruits
Strips or cubes of cheese, soft types best
String cheese
Strips of lunch meats
Small meatballs made from ground beef, ground veal, or ground turkey
Cooked chicken pieces
Chicken nuggets
Fish sticks
Eggs: deviled, scrambled, add extra to French toast
Well-cooked spare ribs
Sandwiches: cut peanut butter, cheese spread, liverwurst, cream cheese, grilled cheese, or meat sandwiches into triangles or into small shapes using a cookie cutter.
Avocado slices
Papaya slices
Mango slices
Pitted prunes
Raisins and other small dried fruits are not generally recommended for children under the age of 3 because of the risk of choking.
Vegetables Starches
French fried zucchini, mushrooms, onion ring
Cooked pumpkin or squash cut into squares
Soft vegetables such as cucumbers dipped in sour cream dip
Peas, carrots, broccoli, etc., with cheese sauce or melted grated cheese
French fries, tater tots, etc.
Muffins, rolls
Pasta: large rotini, elbows, rigatoni; add extra gravy, butter, oil, or cheese
Banana bread
Waffles, pancakes, French toast
Crackers: add extra butter, peanut butter, or cream cheese