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What can I do with Cottage Cheese


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I bought some Cottage Cheese and I can't get it down. Ewww, I can't stand it! I added some sweetener to it, that didn't work, so I added some cinnamon. Stiill no go.
Any ideas what I can do with it, or what else I can eat to bring my protein up seeing that I don't like dairy to much?
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How much time do you have..... Just kidding. I could give you receipies until the cows come home. I will post a few in the receipie forum ok!

karen
I like mine with fresh grapes or mandarin oranges. My mom makes awesome carrot and cottage cheese pancakes (I know, it sounds gross, but they're AWESOME). I don't know the recipe though, sorry :(.

Maybe you could add low fat cream cheese, basil, roasted red peppers, garlic and onion for a yummy dip to go on carrots or cucumbers or something?

Or you could add salsa and chiles and spices and make a mexican dip with lettuce and tomatoes or something... Serve it with corn and brown rice?

Try to think outside the box! Cottage cheese can be used in a lot of recipes.
Hmmm, the pancake idea sounds good.
I'll look forward to seeing some recipes posted. :D
Thanks
Mix it w/ macaroni... and add ketchup if u like. You lose the texture that way - esp. if the pasta is hot so the curdles kinda melt in.
Spread it on toast, especially strong flavored bread...great on rye or dark pumpernickel.
I have recipe for low-cal cheese cake (120 calories a slice) if you want it. It calls for one cup of cottage cheese. Let me know if you are interested and I could get it for ya.
ice_angel, I would very much like that recipe. I, too, bought some cottage cheese and just can't stomach it. I used to like it, mixed with pineapple ... I dunno what happened.
OK guys. . .here ya go. . . . . oops! It's only 100 calories per slice!

Ingredients
1 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams, crushed (about 3 Tbsp.), divided

2/3 cup boiling water

1 pkg. (4-serving size) Jello Brand Lemon Flavor Sugar Free Low Calorie Gelatin

1 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Low Fat Cottage Cheese

1 container (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Fat Free Cream Cheese

2 cups thawed COOL WHIP FREE Whipped Topping

Preparation
SPRINKLE 1/2 of the crumbs onto side of 8- or 9-inch springform pan or 9-inch pie plate sprayed with no stick cooking spray.

STIR boiling water into gelatin in large bowl at least 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Cool 5 minutes. Pour into blender container. Add cheeses; cover. Blend on medium speed until smooth, occasionally scraping down side of bowl.

POUR into large bowl. Gently stir in whipped topping. Pour into prepared pan; smooth top. Sprinkle remaining crumbs around outside edge.

REFRIGERATE 4 hours or until set. Remove side of pan just before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 100

Total fat 2 g

Saturated fat 1.5 g

Cholesterol 10 mg

Sodium 300 mg

Carbohydrate 11 g

Dietary fiber 0 g

Sugars 5 g

Protein 9 g

Vitamin A 10 %DV

Vitamin C 0 %DV

Calcium 10 %DV

Iron 0 %DV

Now this DOES sound good!!! I'm going to try it!
Thanks so mucho
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With respect, I think you're asking the wrong question. Congrats for trying something new, but if you don't like it, well, you tried it and don't like it.

Also, if you're looking for different results, try asking a different question.

Are you a vegetarian looking for protein?

Are you a meat eater looking for ways to cut calories and incorporate a more balanced eating plan?

Being clear on where we are and where we want to be helps better define on the ways to get there.

Good luck
I'm a meat eater looking for ways to cut calories and incorporate a more balanced eating plan, but my protein is to low and my carbs are to high. Trying to straighten that out.
I Like Cottage cheese with Chalulau hot sauce on it... I eat a few baked doritos with it like a dip.... I used to have a hard time getting it down too.
Lol for me, I just can't see myself eating any more of it, and I hate to throw stuff away. But I can DEFINITELY see myself trying the cheesecake .. thank you so much for the recipe!
Well, I've had this bowl sitting in front of me for 6 hours now. It's not going down fast, but I'm not eating anything else, so I'm thinking maybe Cottage Cheese DOES have it's purpose....
Sit it in front of you, every once in awhile stir it up, then taste it.
Ewwwy. There goes my hunger........
LOL you are cracking me up Angel....my husband and i used to go on this crazy diet that called for cottage cheese and I used to hate it... putting hot sauce and or spices is the only way I can really deal with it...its a texture thing!!!
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angel, that's exactly what I went through and am still dealing with.

Do you like tinned tuna or salmon? Or fish of any kind?

Over time, I had to loosen the reigns on my protein. Calculate your daily calories and try to balance them out over the day. Heavier during the early part of the day if you can.

I leave calories for evening snacks.

Most important is what do you like? I don't eat a lot of red meat anymore and sadly, not a lot of dark chicken meat, my favorite, but over time, it's become alot easier.

Mostly, I'd recommend not force feeding foods you don't like.

Hang in!
I love pink salmon! Never thought of that. Thanks bunches
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also, even skim milk is pretty high in protein. do you like cereral? (read labels though before you pick one)

Hugs
I usually have oatmeal in the mornings.
I actually love cottage cheese LOL, but if you really don't like it and want to eat it mix it in with your salad dressing of choice, even italian. Blend and use on your veg. salad. Then all the little lumps go bye bye.
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