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Scaredmom2019
Hello,

I hear you all talk about these really high calorie shakes (2000 calories and up). May I get a recipe? I'm making shakes but not getting more than about 700 calories in a shake. What are you all making to keep it so high?

Thanks in advance 
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Frazzled
Hi Scaredmom2019... I use a pint of mint chip graeters ice cream with 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream. This is 1,640 calories. In the early days I would also add 1 or 2 benecalories to it and that would bring the calorie total to 1,970-2,300. You have to use premium ice cream to get the most calories. Haagen Daz I used for awhile also. 
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Enn

There are so many ways to make a high cal smoothie.
The higher priced ice creams like Ben and Jerrys or Haagen Daz ice creams have 540 cal per cup. 
Add in cream 4 tablespoons (heavy whipping cream) 200 cal.
Yogurt: about 100-200 cal depending. 
I add in canola oil 120 cal per tablespoon and add in about 5 (600 cal there) 
Frozen fruit 100 cal approx and the I add in sugar three tablespoons.

There is high calorie thread with a lot of high cal foods etc...
https://www.aroundthedinnertable.org/post/high-calorie-suggestions-696425?highlight=high+calorie&pid=1309311425

and snacks:

https://www.aroundthedinnertable.org/post/high-calorie-snacks-5794369?highlight=high+calorie&pid=1308424146


When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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Scaredmom2019
Awesome! Thank you!!

Is benecalorie something a lot of you use? Any reason why I shouldn't?
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Enn
No reason not to use it at all. We just don’t get benecalorie in Canada.
When within yourself you find the road, the right road will open.  (Dejan Stojanovic)

Food+more food+time+love+good professional help+ATDT+no exercise+ state not just weight+/- the "right" medicine= healing---> recovery(--->life without ED)
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Hope42019
Our D refuses ice cream but she has had the same 1000-1200 cal shake every night for months: 
Very High Calorie Vanilla Boost 530 cal
vanilla protein powder 130 cal
1/2 frozen banana 50 cal
sneak some cream in for 50 cal a TBsp as needed 
Peanut butter 2-3 scoops 200-300 cal 
We have offered to change this up because she has to be sick of it but she refuses and wants to keep it the same now that she has adjusted to the fact that she has to have this every night to get all the calories in. 
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workingthrough

(these aren’t as high calorie as the ice cream, oil, whipping cream, but thought I’d include them also) 

Ground almonds - great and easy to add 

Full fat Greek yogurt - not ice cream, but much higher than regular yogurt (300 calories/cup vs. 120). Greek Gods brand is the highest we’ve found. Noosa is very good flavor and calories as well. 

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Barberton
In Australia we have been giving our d Resource 2.0+ Fibre drinks which have 1680kJ per 200ml (which I think is 400 cal). But they taste disgusting (according to my d). 
I am not a doctor, but I was told by one to be careful with protein powders in children because their kidneys might have difficulty with it. So just pass this question past your medical/nutrition team before using them.
My product of choice at the moment is Coconut Oil (in a liquid form, not jar). 1 Tbsp is 720kJ (172 cal) - very little taste, and hard to detect. Pour into drinks, rub it over chicken, etc.
D fell down the rabbit hole of AN at age 11 after difficulty swallowing followed by rapid weight loss. Progressing well through recovery, but still climbing our way out of the hole.
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