Blackberry Cottage Cheese Protein Pot

This tasty recipe for a protein pot will fill you up and is ideal for eating as a snack or for a quick breakfast.  

Cottage cheese and protein powder provide a good source of high-quality protein and will fill you up with calcium, phosphorus, vitamin B2, and B5.  Blackberries boost vitamin C and rounds out the flavour with a little bit of sweetness.  

Try topping with berries, nuts, or cacao nibs for a little extra variety, or add collagen for an extra boost of protein. 


One serve provides 360 calories, 62 g protein, 7 g fat, 11 g net carbs and P:E = 2.6.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  



  • 125 g (4.4 oz) cottage cheese, low fat
  • Two scoops (60 g) vanilla protein powder 
  • 2 tbsp  preferred milk or water
  • 1/4 cup frozen or fresh blackberries  (save one for garnish)


  • Add all ingredients to the blender (except garnish)
  • Blend well and serve.

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