Do you want to know the secret ingredient that makes this nutritious smoothie taste like a decadent treat? Cottage cheese! As far as nutrition goes, cottage cheese is higher in protein and lower in natural sugars compared Greek yoghurt, and lower in saturated fat and sodium compared with other cheeses. In terms of usability, it’s super-versatile, and can be enjoyed plain or in savoury and sweet recipes. It’s convenient, affordable, filling, and if you don’t already, we think you can learn to love the taste too!
The high protein content makes it the perfect post workout pick-me-up or satiating breakfast for gals and guys on the go!
½ cup cottage cheese
1 small frozen banana (or 100g frozen banana chunks)
1tbs unsweetened cacao
1tbs protein powder or 1tsp 100% almond butter
1 cup unsweetened almond milk or chilled water
Mix all ingredients together in a high-speed blender. Add 1tsp honey or organic stevia for extra sweetness if needed.