The Best High Protein Cottage Cheese Recipes

Using just a handful of simple ingredients, we created a few high protein cottage cheese recipes that make eating more protein easy and delicious! Jump to the recipes. 


3 cottage cheese and protein powder recipes

Written by Jack Schrupp & endorsed by Baylee Reller, RDN

Why mix protein powder and cottage cheese?

Protein powder and cottage cheese are high protein ingredients that offer numerous benefits when incorporated into recipes. They support bone health, muscle maintenance, and can help regulate blood sugar levels. Eating lots of protein also helps increase satiety, keeping you feeling full for longer.

Although these recipes –  cookie dough, mousse, and smoothie – are sweet, you can also use protein powder and cottage cheese to make savory recipes like dips. Feel free to get creative and keep an eye on our Instagram page for new recipes.

Please note that when using protein powder and cottage cheese together, it is essential to blend them thoroughly to achieve a smooth consistency. It is also worth noting that you can experiment with different ratios and flavor combinations to find the taste and texture that you prefer. Whether you are looking to increase your protein intake, enhance the nutritional value of your meals, or improve the taste and texture of your recipes, the combination of protein powder and cottage cheese is incredible!

Why drink wholesome?

Why use our protein powders? For starters, our egg white protein powders are made using whole food protein sources, not protein concentrates and isolates. The latter have been stripped of everything but the protein, giving them an unpleasant chalky aftertaste.


Our protein powder is also sweetened with maple sugar or monk fruit. Nearly every other protein powder company uses artificial sweeteners, sugar alcohols, or stevia, all of which have a bitter aftertaste because they trigger bitter taste receptors. Order samples to taste the difference.

Now, without further ado, here are the best cottage cheese high protein recipes. Enjoy!

Chocolate Cottage Cheese Mousse


-1 cup cottage cheese

-3 tbsp drink wholesome chocolate protein powder 

1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder

-1 tbsp maple syrup


Use a hand blender or food processor to blend the cottage cheese until smooth. Add in the cocoa powder, protein powder, and maple syrup. Mix until combined. Let the mixture sit in the fridge for at least 15 minutes before eating. 

Cottage Cheese Cookie Dough


-1 cup cottage cheese

-2 tbsp maple syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

– 3/4 cup oat or almond flour

1/2 cup drink wholesome vanilla protein powder 

2 tbsp mini chocolate chips


Blend together the cottage cheese, maple syrup, and vanilla extract until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a bowl add in the flour and protein powder. Once combined, fold in the chocolate chips. Eat immediately or store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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Cottage Cheese Berry Smoothie 


-1 cup cottage cheese

-1 cup frozen raspberries 

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 banana

1 serving cup drink wholesome vanilla or unflavored protein powder 

-1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Put all the ingredients into a blender and end until smooth. 

Are these recipes vegan?

These recipes are not vegan, but you can make them vegan using vegan protein powder and vegan cottage cheese

Can you just mix cottage cheese and protein powder?

The easiest way to eat protein powder and cottage cheese is by mixing the two together! Mixing protein powder and cottage cheese is an easy and delicious way to boost your protein intake. Feel free to add toppings like nuts, seeds, and dried fruit.  

Is cottage cheese stomach-friendly?

Cottage cheese may be a suitable option for individuals with sensitive stomachs since it has low lactose content. It is important to note, however, that individual tolerance to cottage cheese may vary.

This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. drink wholesome is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.