Healthy Cottage Cheese Breakfasts to Power your Morning
If you love cottage cheese but are tired of your usual morning bowl, we’ve got you covered. We’ve come up with 6 healthy cottage cheese breakfast ideas that take just a few minutes, a few ingredients, and are just plain delicious.
Our cottage cheese is packed with at least 9g of protein per half cup serving, so these breakfasts are guaranteed to keep you satisfied until lunch. And cottage cheese fits right in line with all kinds of diets — it’s low-carb and keto-friendly.
Fresh Avocado & Tomato Bagel
Topping a toasted bagel with creamy cottage cheese has to be one of our favorite breakfasts. We take it up a notch with sliced avocado, tomato and a few thin strips of basil on top. Don’t have basil on hand? Any fresh herb is delicious here: chives, thyme, cilantro.
Grapefruit Bowl with Pineapple Cottage Cheese
If you like a slightly sweeter breakfast that’s still plenty healthy, this is the one for you. Our pineapple cottage cheese is made with real pineapple so it’s just a touch sweet. Top with chunks of grapefruit, granola and a handful of your favorite nuts for a creamy and crunchy breakfast bowl.
Berry Cottage Cheese Smoothie
This is a great breakfast when you’re on the go. Cottage cheese makes this smoothie extra rich and creamy while packing a protein punch.
To make this simple smoothie, blend 1 cup milk, 1 cup cottage cheese, ½ banana, 1 cup frozen strawberries and 1 cup frozen blueberries. Makes 2 servings.
Avocado Cottage Cheese Bowl
If you’re on the low-carb train, this savory bowl will keep you satisfied. Top a bowl of cottage cheese with avocado, halved baby tomatoes and toasted pepitas for a quick, colorful and healthy breakfast. Add a drizzle of olive oil if you want to make it even more savory, or a hardboiled egg for an added punch of protein.
Sweet Cinnamon English Muffins
You can file this breakfast under “Sneaky ways to get your kids to like cottage cheese.” Top a toasted english muffin with cottage cheese, then add sliced bananas, a drizzle of honey and a shake of cinnamon. It’s our favorite breakfast for cold and cozy mornings.
Creamy Raspberry Almond Bowl
This bowl is a blend of delightful flavors: Juicy raspberries, creamy cottage cheese, crunchy almonds and topped with a dash of warming nutmeg. All we can say is: Yum!