Health benefits of cottage cheese include weight loss, supply of protein, B complex vitamins and healthy fats, reduced risk of breast cancer. Cottage cheese is also a good source of various minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, zinc and selenium which play a vital role in many of the body functions.
Most of know we need to get about 46 - 56 grams of protein each day - more depending how active you are !! But besides eggs or a protein powder what are some good foods to get my protein in for breakfast ?? Here are some greats ways to get your protein in before you take on the day
Salted Caramel Moch Protein Shake. This Better-for-you coffeehouse favorite combines the rich, decadent flavors of chocolate and coffee with a hint of sweet and salty caramel. Perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack!
Time: 5 minutesCalories P/S: 241Ingredients: - 1/2 cup of 1% milk- 1/2 cup of low fat 1% cottage cheese- 4-8 packs of splenda- 1/2 tsp of vanilla or almond extract- 2 cups of strawberries, frozenDirections: Place the milk, cottage cheese, sweetener and extract in the blender and blend until completely smooth and all lumps are gone. Then add frozen strawberries a few at a time, blending in between each addition until all are added and the shake is smooth. Nutrition facts: . Serves 1AMOUNT PER…