Vanilla Cottage Cheese Protein Pot

This vanilla cottage cheese protein pot is a tasty and fun way to start the day.   

Many people struggle to get adequate amounts of bioavailable protein to provide satiety, crush their cravings and prevent loss of lean muscle.  

Cottage cheese with protein powder forms an excellent base to get your bioavailable protein along with calcium, iron, selenium, zinc, choline, and vitamins A, B2 and B5.  

Make it your own with your choice of toppings such as berries, nuts, cacao nibs.  You can also add a little bit of collagen for some extra glycine for joint health and improved sleep.  

This recipe uses almond milk, but you can use any milk.

Macros 

One serve provides 200 calories, 33 g protein, 4 g fat and 8 g of net carbs

Micros  

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

Ingredients 

SERVES 1

  • 125 g (4.5 oz) cottage cheese (low fat)
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 2 tbsp almond milk
  • 1 tsp of vanilla essence or vanilla bean seeds

Directions 

  • In a blender add all ingredients, except toppings.
  • Blend well, top with berries and serve.

Suitable for 

This recipe is featured in the following recipe books optimised for nutrient density.  Follow the links below to find more nutrient-dense recipes optimised for YOUR goal.   

Nutrient Optimiser

If you want to take your nutrition to the next level, we’d love you to check out Nutrient Optimiser to get your free food list and more recipes optimised for your goals.  We have designed Nutrient Optimiser to be the quickest and easiest way to optimise your nutrition at the micronutrient level.  

You can select from our database of five hundred recipes to plan your meals for the coming week to ensure you will get the nutrients you need to thrive.  Then, if you are able to track your current diet for a few days, Nutrient Optimiser will identify the foods and meals that you need to fill your macro and micronutrient gaps.