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Don't forget that you can always add natural fats to food to help increase the calories and protein content. You can add butter to casseroles, sandwiches, vegetables, breads, cereal and pasta. Butter has 45 calories per teaspoon. Additionally, you can add cheeses by giving them as snacks and adding them into sandwiches. Cheese is a great additive in casseroles, potatoes and soups. On average cheese as about 100 calories per ounce. Use mayonnaise on sandwiches and in salads and create delicious dips for veggies. Mayonnaise has about 45 calories per teaspoon so it is a particularly good calorie supplement.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|