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High-Protein Cottage Cheese Walnuts & Berries Breakfast Bowl

Looking for a high-protein Breakfast recipe? Try my healthy, high-protein cottage cheese walnuts and berries breakfast bowl recipe! I make this all the time and it is as filling as it is delicious. You will feel full for hours after eating this breakfast bowl.

Cottage cheese is high in protein and eating high-protein foods for breakfast helps to keep you full longer during the day and prevent overeating. Just 1 cup of cottage cheese has between 14-28 grams of protein and when topped with berries and walnuts, that’s a whole other story. 

High-Protein Cottage Cheese Walnuts & Berries Breakfast Bowl

High-Protein Cottage Cheese Walnuts & Berries Breakfast Bowl

I know, you’re wondering about the high calories right? So if you go for full-fat cottage cheese, we are talking about 222 calories per cup which isn’t good for weight loss. So I recommend using nonfat cottage cheese for this recipe, 

Make sure you don’t have any problems with dairy before trying this recipe though. Here is what you will need: 

Ingredients for 1 serving| Total time: 5 minutes

  • 1 cup nonfat cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup blueberries 
  • 1/4 cup strawberries (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup raspberries
  • 1/4 cup blackberries (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon of slivered almonds
  • 1/2 tablespoon organic honey or maple syrup

How To Make:

In a small bowl, add the cottage cheese with berries and sprinkle with nuts. Drizzle with honey or maple syrup and bon appetite!

Nutrition Facts

This cottage cheese breakfast bowl recipe has | 211 calories | 7.6g total fat | 1.5g saturated fat | 8mg cholesterol | 407mg sodium | 20.8g total carbs | 5g dietary fiber | 11g total sugars | 17g protein | 95mg calcium | 8% iron | 290mg potassium |

How Much Protein To Eat Daily

The recommended amount of protein you need to eat daily to prevent deficiency is 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight. If you want to check how much protein you need to be eating, try this free protein calculator.

How To Store Leftovers

Simply transfer the remaining of your cheese bowl into an airtight container and keep it in the fridge for up to 3 days. I don’t recommend storing it more than that.

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I hope you try this recipe! There is no better way to lose weight than to dive into the world of high-protein recipes. They are so nourishing and will keep you feeling full longer during the day plus, they are great for maintaining and increasing muscle mass.

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Cottage Cheese with Chopped Walnuts and Berries