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High Calorie, High Protein Recipes

High Calorie, High Protein Recipes Using Nutrition Supplements
Nutrition supplements are liquids, powder, or solid foods that have extra calories, protein, vitamins, and
minerals. These recipes are made with common nutrition supplements but can be exchanged for different brands
or flavors. Most local retailers carry products such as: Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Ensure®, Boost®,
Equate® (Walmart), Walgreens® Nutritional Shakes, and Market Pantry® Nutritional Shake (Target).

Nutty Butter Banana Shake
(510 calories, 15 g protein, 85 g carbohydrate).
1 carton (8oz) Vanilla Ensure® (or equal product)
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
1 banana, sliced and frozen
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
Directions: place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.

Very Berry Smoothie
(370 calories, 11 g protein, 63 g carbohydrate).
½ cup Ensure® Nutrition Powder Vanilla (or equal product)
6 oz orange juice
3 medium frozen strawberries
1/3 cup frozen blueberries
Directions: place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.

Rich Dark Chocolate Cherry Shake
(560 calories, 16 g protein, 110 g carbohydrate).
1 carton (8oz) Ensure® Dark Chocolate (or equal product).
1 cup of frozen pitted dark cherries
1/2 teaspoon sugar-free cherry gelatin powder
1/2 cup chocolate frozen yogurt or ice cream
2 tablespoons whipped topping (optional for garnish)
Cocoa powder or finely shaved chocolate (optional for garnish)
Directions: place Ensure®, cherries, gelatin powder, and frozen yogurt/ice cream in blender and mix until smooth.
Garnish drink with whipped topping and cocoa powder if desired.

Bacon and Cheddar Quiche
(Per serving: 420 calories, 17 g protein, 29 g carbohydrates)
Makes 6 servings
1 unbaked, 9 inch deep-dish pie shell
10 crisp cooked strips bacon (crumbled)
2 green onions (sliced)
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 1/2 cups vanilla Boost (or equivalent product)
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Directions: preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Sprinkle bacon, green onions, and ½ cup cheddar cheese into pie
shell. Whisk together Boost, eggs, salt, pepper and mustard into large bowl. Pour into pie shell. Sprinkle with
remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Bake 45-50 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes before cutting and serving.

Hot Chocolate
(440 calories, 15 g protein, 60 g carbohydrate).
1 carton (8oz) Boost Plus® vanilla (or equal product)
1 (0.71 oz) packet of instant hot chocolate
Directions: pour carton of Boost Plus® into a microwave safe mug and microwave on high 1 ½-2 minutes or until
hot; do not boil. Add hot cocoa mix and stir well.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie
(340 calories, 12 g protein, 69 g carbohydrates)
1 carton (8oz) vanilla or strawberry Boost® (or equal product)
1/2 sliced banana
1/2 cup sliced strawberries
1/4 cup vanilla ice cream
Directions: place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth.

Baked Cinnamon Apple French Toast
(Per serving: 440 calories, 18 g protein, 70 g carbohydrates)
Makes 4 servings
8 – 1 inch slices French bread
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups vanilla Boost® (or equal product)
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
2 tart baking apples (peeled, cored, and sliced)
1 tablespoon butter (melted)
1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Directions: preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Spray an 8”x8” square pan with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange bread
tightly in a single layer in bottom of pan. Combine eggs, Boost®, 1 tablespoon of sugar, vanilla and nutmeg in a
mixing bowl. Pour half of the mixture over the bread. Layer apple slices over bread. Pour remaining egg mixture
over apples. Drizzle with melted butter. Combine cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of sugar – sprinkle evenly over apples.
Bake for 35-40 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before cutting and serving. Serve warm with maple syrup.

Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cake
(Per serving: 697 calories, 11 g protein, 81 g carbohydrate)
Makes 2 servings
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cocoa powder, unsweetened
1/4 teaspoon salt
10 tablespoons 2% milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons hazelnut chocolate spread
2 teaspoons hazelnut
1 packet of dark chocolate flavor Carnation Breakfast Essentials (or equivalent)
Directions: combine all dry ingredients, except for hazelnuts, together in a medium size bowl. Whisk in milk
and vegetable oil until all ingredients are combined and batter is smooth. Pour batter into microwave-safe mugs,
no more than 3/4 full. Add 1 tablespoon of hazelnut chocolate spread into the middle of the batter and top with
hazelnuts. Microwave mugs on high for 60-90 seconds, or until batter looks firm.

High Calorie, High Protein Shakes without Using Nutrition Supplements
To make these shakes you will need a blender, food processor, or hand mixer. It takes about 1-2 minutes to mix
the ingredients to a smooth consistency. If you have lactose intolerance, use lactose-free drinks instead of
regular milk. This includes soy milk, almond milk or Lactaid® milk.

Banana Malt
(460 calories, 10 g protein, 64 g carbohydrate)

¼ cup whole milk
1 banana
1 cup vanilla ice cream
1 tablespoon whole powdered milk
Double Chocolate Malt
(400 calories, 7 g protein, 55 g carbohydrate)

¼ cup chocolate milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream
1 tablespoon malt powder
1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
Peanut Butter Banana Shake
(660 calories, 20 g protein, 60 g carbohydrate)

¼ cup whole milk
1 frozen banana
¼ cup peanut butter
½ cup vanilla ice cream
Peanut Butter Malt
(520 calories, 14 g protein, 46 g carbohydrate)

¼ cup whole milk
1 cup vanilla ice cream
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 tablespoon malt powder
Spiced Milkshake
(460 calories, 13 g protein, 73 g carbohydrate)

¼ cup whole milk
¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
½ cup vanilla ice cream
⅛ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tablespoon cinnamon
Honey Vanilla Milkshake
(350 calories, 10 g protein, 40 g carbohydrate)

1 cup whole milk
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Warm Coffee Drink
(380 calories, 9 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate)

¾ cup whole milk, warmed
1 tablespoon sweetened condensed milk
¼ cup heavy whipping cream, warmed
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon instant decaffeinated coffee powder
2 tablespoons whipped cream (for topping)
Blend all ingredients except the 2 tablespoons whipped
cream with a whisk or spoon until smooth. Top with
whipped cream.
Green Smoothie
(440 calories, 20 g protein, 55 g carbohydrate)

1 ½ bananas, frozen
½ cup raw spinach
¼ cup raw zucchini
2 Tbsp. almonds
1 teaspoon chia seeds
½ scoop of protein powder of your choice
1 Tbsp. peanut butter
Ice (if needed)
Place all ingredients in a blender container. Cover and
blend on high speed until smooth. Chill before serving.
Fruit Smoothie
(320 calories, 13 g protein, 47 g carbohydrate)

1 cup fresh or frozen fruit (strawberries, blueberries,
peaches, melon, banana or mixture)
½ cup plain, vanilla or fruit-flavored full fat yogurt
1 cup milk whole or ½ cup milk, ½ cup orange juice
Dilute with extra milk to desired thickness

Other add-ons: 1-2 Tbsp honey, 2 Tbsp flax, 2 Tbsp
Chia, 1-2 scoops protein powder, 2 Tbsp heavy cream,
1-2 Tbsp flavored syrup
Hot Chocolate
(360 calories, 12 g protein, 22 g carbohydrate)

1 square of unsweetened chocolate
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup whole milk
Dash of salt
Blend until chocolate is dissolved. Serve hot, topped with
whipped cream.

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