Fat-Containing Food Ideas

Looking for fat-containing food ideas?

Every dose of KALYDECO® must be taken with a meal or snack that contains fat to help your body absorb the medicine. You can get some delicious food ideas below or head straight to CF Kitchen on Everyday-CF.com. Remember to talk to your healthcare provider or dietitian before making any changes to your diet.


Easy ways to add fat to your foods
Pour on extra-virgin olive oil Spread on butter
Mix in sliced almonds Mash in avocado


Morning meals Evening meals
Oatmeal with whole milk, almonds, and fruit Tater tot bake
Bagel with peanut butter Pasta with pesto sauce
Whole-milk cheese sandwich Macaroni and cheese
Whole-milk yogurt sweetened with sliced fresh fruit Quesadilla with whole-milk cheese
Chocolate chip pancakes Whole-milk cheese pizza


Quick snacks for when you're on the go
Chocolate pudding Strawberry whole-milk yogurt milkshake
Whole-milk mozzarella cheese Peanut butter with celery
Hard-boiled eggs  

When taking KALYDECO, avoid foods that contain grapefruit, such as grapefruit juice, as these may affect the amount of KALYDECO in the body.

These lists are not intended to be complete.

Visit fdc.nal.usda.gov for lists of foods and their fat content.

Recipe ideas


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