Pack protein into your breakfast with these cottage cheese-based recipes

While cottage cheese may not be the most appealing way to start your day, these delicious recipes are here to prove you wrong. With 28 grams of protein and 20 per cent of your daily value of calcium per cup, low-fat cottage cheese makes for an incredible ingredient in any breakfast—and a great way to boost your energy levels.

 

Give cottage cheese a chance with these delicious bowls:

 

  1. Strawberry Delight

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • Cinnamon, to taste
  • ½ cup sliced strawberries
  • 2 tbsp chopped almonds
  • Drizzle of honey

 

Mix all ingredients together for a delicious, strawberry shortcake-inspired breakfast.

 

  1. Cool as a Cucumber

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • ½-cup sliced cucumbers
  • ½-cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Mix all ingredients together for a savoury, lightly spiced bowl.

 

  1. Rainbow Bowl

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • ¼ cup granola
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup sliced strawberries
  • ½ kiwi, sliced
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • Cinnamon, to taste

 

Mix all ingredients together for a delicious, nutrient-packed meal.