Near the top of the list of fat loss superfoods is cottage cheese. Cottage cheese is a fantastic source of lean protein and is also going to help to promote a faster muscle growth and repair process after each workout session that you perform.
The downside to cottage cheese however is that most people simply dislike the way it tastes. Fortunately, this is easy to overcome if you know a few simple tips on how to add more flavor to this food.
Let’s go over some of the best ways that you can serve up cottage cheese so that you do actually look forward to adding it to your diet plan.
Add Fresh Fruit
The very first way to dish up some cottage cheese on your bridal diet plan is to add in some fresh fruit. This is also a great way to boost the overall fiber in your diet and take in more antioxidants as well.
Slice up some grapes, strawberries, or bananas and add them to half a cup of cottage cheese. You’ll have a very healthy snack in minutes.
Make A Smoothie Out Of It
Next, consider making a smoothie out of your cottage cheese as well. Cottage cheese works great blended into a shake and gives off a very creamy flavor, while adding far more protein than if you had used some other ingredient.
Cottage cheese can be used in replacement for protein powder, or you can use half cottage cheese, half protein instead.
Stir In Some Protein Powder
Moving along, protein powder is the next way to boost the flavor of cottage cheese. If you tend to like more decadent snacks, then this will work perfectly.
Stir in some protein powder along with a little bit of Splenda or Stevia and you’ll be getting almost all protein with hardly any carbs or fats.
If you’re having this pre-bed, consider also adding a small amount of natural peanut butter to get your healthy fats in.
Serve It Up With Salsa
On the other hand, if you prefer non-sweetened varieties of cottage cheese, then you could consider serving it with some salsa instead. Cottage cheese mixed with a bit of salsa served alongside some raw vegetables is a great snack to take to work to have during a break and will easily help you meet your protein, fiber, and nutrient requirements.
Made Into A Pancake
Finally, the last way to consider having your cottage cheese is to prepare it into a pancake with some oatmeal and egg whites. This will give the pancakes are creamier and thicker texture as well, so can work better than just using egg whites, protein powder, and oatmeal like some people do.
So there you have some great ways to serve up cottage cheese on your bride-to-be diet plan. Especially if you aren’t eating a lot of meat on your diet, you’ll definitely want to make good use of cottage cheese instead.
-Shannon Clark, contributing editor