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High Calorie, High Protein Diet Guidelines for Kids

Sample Meal Plan

Below is a sample of what a typical diet can look like when you are trying to increase the amount of calories and protein your child consumes:


  • Scrambled eggs made with whole milk and cheese
  • Toast with margarine and peanut butter
  • Whole milk or juice


  • Milkshake made with Carnation Instant Breakfast, whole milk, and ice cream


  • Chicken salad on bun with cheese
  • Fruit or vegetable slices with dip
  • Whole milk or juice
  • Ice cream sandwich made with cookies and ice cream


  • Fruited yogurt
  • Slice of banana bread
  • Juice


  • Hamburger on a bun
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Green beans with margarine or butter
  • Whole milk or juice


High calorie/high protein milkshake