A Sweet Breakfast Bowl filled with cottage cheese and fruit gives you energy for your day, better digestion and more protein intake!
Start your day off right with one of my favorite recipes to make from simple at home ingredients: this sweet protein filled cottage cheese bowl! There’s nothing better than a golden breakfast combination of protein, fruits, and crunch.
This amazing protein bowl is for the most important meal of the day. Breakfast should be a well rounded meal, and this bowl is the perfect recipe. It fills you with fiber, vitamins, and the benefits of cottage cheese.
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Cottage cheese: You substitute for ricotta cheese, but know that the texture and taste will be different.
Blueberries: Sweet and juicy blueberries add a pop of color to the bowl. Only use fresh blueberries.
Raspberries: Raspberries are another delicious berry option, use only fresh.
Strawberries: These bright red berries are perfect for this cottage cheese bowl, use fresh strawberries.
Almonds: Nutty almonds are packed with healthy fats and add a satisfying crunch to this high-protein breakfast.
Rolled oats: This fiber-rich ingredient adds a hearty texture and helps keep you feeling full.
Raw honey: This natural sweetener is a healthier alternative to processed sugar and adds a touch of sweetness to the bowl. You can also substitute for maple syrup.
Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.
How to make an Easy Cottage Cheese and Fruit Sweet Breakfast Bowl
Just two simple steps.
Step 1: Combine ingredients
Combine cottage cheese, blueberries, raspberries, sliced strawberries, sliced almonds, and rolled oats.
Step 2: Drizzle the sweetness on
Drizzle raw honey on top and enjoy!
- To make this breakfast bowl even more filling, add some sliced banana or a scoop of nut butter.
- Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of fruit and nuts to find your favorite combination, or to use fresh fruits that are in season.
- For a creamier texture, try blending the cottage cheese in a food processor before assembling the bowl.
- If you’re short on time in the morning, prep the ingredients for this recipe the night before. In the morning, you can just assemble and go!
- For a gluten-free option swap oatmeal to gluten-free oatmeal.
Cottage cheese provides your body with calcium and fruit has a variety of health benefits from fiber to lowering your risk of heart disease. You can find more information about the health benefits of cottage cheese.
You should not substitute fresh fruit to frozen for this recipe.
Absolutely! You can easily prep the ingredients for this recipe the night before and assemble the bowl in the morning for a quick and easy breakfast option, stress free.
Some may not be a fan of the taste of cottage cheese. So yes, here and in most recipes you can substitute the cottage cheese to ricotta cheese, or the other way around. Keep in mind that they are slightly different in texture. Ricotta is soft, fine, moist, and grainy like. Cottage cheese on the other hand is lumpier. Both can be used in recipes like this one, or for example lasagna. Another substitute you can make is low-fat cottage cheese. If you’re on a high-fat and low-carb diet, it may not be the best option, but for others it’s definitely on the “yes” list.
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Easy and Sweet Protein Breakfast Cottage Cheese and Fruit Bowl
- 1 cup cottage cheese
- ½ cup blueberries
- ½ cup raspberries
- ½ cup strawberries, sliced
- ¼ cup almonds, sliced
- ¼ cup rolled oats
- 2 Tbsp raw honey
- Combine cottage cheese, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, almonds, and rolled oats.1 cup cottage cheese, ½ cup blueberries, ½ cup raspberries, ½ cup strawberries,, ¼ cup almonds,, ¼ cup rolled oats
- Drizzle the raw honey.2 Tbsp raw honey