Choose calorie-rich foods

Choose calorie-rich foods to get a large amount of calories when you can only eat small amounts of food. Here are some tips and recipes to try:



  • avocado


  • seed or nut butter, peanut butter


  • nuts in powdered form


  • ice cream (look for the nutritional facts: some have more calories compared to others)


  • yogurt 8-10% fat


  • milk (3.25% M.F.)


  • fortified milk (add ¼ cup milk powder to 1 cup of milk or buy high-protein milk, e.g. Natrel Plus™, Joyya™, Ultrapur™)


  • cheese


  • sour cream 14% fat


  • cream


  • canned coconut milk


  • butter


  • oil