You may not put cottage cheese and breakfast in the same sentence, but take another look. It’s a natural mixed with sliced bananas, pineapple, berries, melon, peach slices or applesauce. Blend it into a fruit smoothie. You can make pancakes with it—really try it! Top pancakes or French toast with a blend of cottage cheese and no-added-sugar preserves for a deliciously sweet, but not-too-sweet, 7 grams of protein topping.
1 c cottage cheese, fat-free
¼ cup fruit preserves, no-added-sugar
Put in blender and blend. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition per serving: 50 calories, 7 grams protein, 0 grams fat, 8 grams carbohydrate, 215 mg sodium.