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Healthy High-Protein Strawberry Cottage Cheese Smoothie – Easy!

This Healthy, Delicious, High-protein Strawberry Cottage Cheese Smoothie is an easy smoothie made with fresh strawberries and satisfying cottage cheese protein. It’s a satisfying sugar-free breakfast or mid-day snack with 20 plus grams of protein! It also tastes like strawberry cheesecake!

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie with Tulips

First of all, I think of cottage cheese as a high-protein superfood. It’s creamy and tangy and blends beautifully in smoothies. I love the luxurious mouth feel of blended cottage cheese, and it adds creaminess to every sip. Cottage cheese recipes are trendy for breakfast or as a healthy snack! This smoothie is unique because it tastes like a strawberry milkshake! You can also substitute any of your favorite fresh fruit. All you need is a good blender!

What is Special About This Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

  • Naturally Vegetarian and gluten-free
  • It’s a sweet treat that has anti-inflammatory ingredients
  • All natural flavors and sugar-free
  • It tastes like a strawberry milkshake
  • High in protein and healthy anti-inflammatory fatty acids
  • Great for a quick snack

Ingredients in this Strawberry Protein Smoothie

  • Almond Milk, Skim Milk, or any milk of your choice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • Fresh Strawberries or Frozen Strawberries
  • Ground Flaxseed – great for Digestive Health!
  • Plain Cottage Cheese – I used low-fat Daisy Cottage Cheese.
  • Banana – You could also switch out for an apple
  • Ice
  • Optional – Add 2 Tablespoons of Collagen Protein or Vanilla Protein Powder

Ingredients Notes

  • You can use low-fat cottage cheese or full-fat cottage cheese.
  • You can replace the Cottage Cheese with Greek Yogurt
  • Instead of Flaxseed, use Hempseed or Chia Seeds
  • Add a Tablespoon of Peanut Butter or Almond Butter
  • You can also use Frozen Strawberries
  • Add Protein Powder or Whey Protein Concentrate
  • Add a handful of spinach
  • You can use dairy milk, almond milk, coconut milk or oat milk

Health Benefits of this High Protein Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

  • The Ground flaxseed adds lots of anti-inflammatory fat
  • This smoothie has lots of digestive-supportive fiber
  • High in protein to sustain you in your busy life
  • Health Forward plant goodness in the fresh strawberries
  • Strawberries are packed with antioxidants and Vitamin C
  • Strawberries are rich in polyphenols, anthocyanidins, and vitamin C and are brain protective. The Mediterranean Diet and Mind Diet include berries as one of the cornerstone fruits of choice.
  • Strawberries are low in sugar comparatively and pack a huge nutrition and taste punch! This recipe is so good it could be a dessert. The sweetness and tang make it very appealing.

Recipe Directions Step by Step

How to make this High Protein Cottage Cheese Smoothie

  1. Place all ingredients in a high-speed blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. If too thick, add extra milk.
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This Healthy, Delicious, High-protein Strawberry Cottage Cheese Smoothie is an easy smoothie made with fresh strawberries and satisfying cottage cheese protein. It’s a satisfying sugar-free breakfast or mid-day snack with 20 plus grams of protein! It also tastes like strawberry cheesecake! 

  • Author: Sherie Friedlander
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 Minute
  • Total Time: 6 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 Large Glasses 1x
  • Category: Smoothies
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Anti-inflammatory Diet
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup Almond Milk or Low-Fat Milk
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla
  • 3 cups fresh Strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons Ground Flaxseed
  • 1 cup Cottage Cheese
  • 1 Banana
  • 2 cups ice

Instructions

Mix all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Add additional milk if too thick.

Notes

You could also substitute plain greek yogurt for cottage cheese.

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