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Easy and Sweet Protein Breakfast Cottage Cheese and Fruit Bowl

A Sweet Breakfast Bowl filled with cottage cheese and fruit gives you energy for your day, better digestion and more protein intake!

A bowl of cottage cheese and fruit with oats drizzled honey and silvered almonds.

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.

Key Ingredients

Cottage cheese dish ingredients raspberries strawberries coconut blueberries oatmeal cottage cheese and honey.

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.

A bowl of cottage cheese, fresh berries, silvered almonds and oats.

Step 2: Drizzle the sweetness

Drizzle raw honey on top and enjoy!

A bowl of cottage cheese and fruit with oats and silvered almonds and honey being drizzled on top.

Expert Tips

  • 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.

Recipe FAQs

What are the health benefits from eating cottage cheese and fruit?

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.

Can I use frozen fruit instead of fresh?

You should not substitute fresh fruit to frozen for this recipe.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

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.

Can I Substitute Cottage Cheese to Ricotta Cheese?

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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A bowl of cottage cheese and fruit with oats and silvered almonds and honey being drizzled on top.

Easy and Sweet Protein Breakfast Cottage Cheese and Fruit Bowl

If you are looking for more energy in your day, better digestion, and more protein intake then you must start your day with Sweet Cottage Cheese Fruit bowl.
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Course: Breakfast, Desserts, Snack
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Vegetarian
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings2
Calories: 356kcal
Author: Marina Rizhkov

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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
    A bowl of cottage cheese, fresh berries, silvered almonds and oats.
  • Drizzle the raw honey.
    2 Tbsp raw honey
    A bowl of cottage cheese and fruit with oats and silvered almonds and honey being drizzled on top.

Notes

Don’t substitute fresh fruit for frozen. 

Nutrition

Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 181IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 156mg | Iron: 2mg
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