Berry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

by Сашка

This high-protein Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl is loaded with fresh berries and slivered almonds, a great way to start the day!

Berry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

I love cottage cheese, and now that the weather is warmer, I love eating it with fresh berries. It’s so simple and quick to whip up, topped with blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, sliced strawberries, and slivered almonds. Excellent for breakfast or snack and an easy way to get more protein in your day, a whopping 19 grams! If you’re not a fan of the taste of cottage cheese, you can use yogurt instead. For more recipes that use cottage cheese, see my Savory Cottage Cheese Bowl and Protein Oat Waffles recipes.

Berry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

This is almost too simple a recipe, but I wanted to add it here as options for my weekly meal plans. Also I know a lot of you like the inspiration and ideas. I’d also love to know in the comments what you like on your cottage cheese!

How to Meal Prep Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowls

These berry cottage cheese breakfast bowls are perfect for meal prep. You could make a few at one time to grab for breakfast throughout the week. Put the cottage cheese in a food storage container and top with berries, almonds, and honey or maple syrup if using. At breakfast, stir to combine all the ingredients and enjoy!


  • If you’re missing a type of berry or don’t like one, double the portion of one of the other berries.
  • If berries aren’t in season, you could top your cottage cheese bowl with other fruit like peaches, mangos, bananas, or apples. Most any combination of fruit would work.
  • Swap almonds for pecans, hemp seeds or walnuts.
  • If you like sweeter breakfasts, top your bowl with maple syrup or honey.

Frequently asked questions:

Is cottage cheese a healthy breakfast?

Yes, cottage cheese is a healthy breakfast. I use this low-fat cottage cheese, which only has three grams of fat per serving. It’s also low in calories with no added sugar. And the best part about cottage cheese is that it packs a whopping 19 grams of protein per cup. That’s a lot of protein! Top it with fresh nutrient-packed berries and almonds, and you’ve got yourself a filling breakfast that will keep you satisfied all morning.

What can I use in place of cottage cheese?

If cottage cheese isn’t your favorite, sub it with Greek yogurt.

Berry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

Berry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

5 from 15 votes 4 Cals:232 Protein:19 Carbs:20.5 Fat:9.5 This high-protein Berry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl is a great way to start the day! Course: Breakfast, Meal Prep, Snack Cuisine: American

Berry Cottage Cheese Breakfast Bowl

Prep: 5 minutes minsCook: 0 minutes minsTotal: 5 minutes mins Print Rate Pin Save Saved! WW Points Yield: 1 servings Serving Size: 1 bowl 1x2x3x


  • ¾ cup low fat cottage cheese, I like Good Culture
  • 1/4 cup each blackberries, raspberries, blueberries, sliced strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • drizzle of honey or maple syrup, optional


  • Put cottage cheese in a small bowl and top with berries.
  • Add slivered almonds and honey or maple syrup if using.


Serving: 1 bowl, Calories: 232 kcal, Carbohydrates: 20.5 g, Protein: 19 g, Fat: 9.5 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 15 mg, Sodium: 346.5 mg, Fiber: 7 g, Sugar: 11.5 g

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