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Toasted Granola & Berries Cottage Cheese 

Busy mornings? Start your day right with this quick and easy breakfast. Super busy mornings? No problem, you can prepare the toasted granola ahead of time! 

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes
Yield 4 servings


  • 4 tsp (20 mL) honey

    1 tbsp (15 mL) water

    3/4 cup (175 mL) large flake rolled oats

    1/4 cup (60 mL) pecans, chopped

    2 cups (500 mL) Cottage cheese

    1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) ground ginger (optional)

    1 tbsp (15 mL) vanilla extract

    2 cups (500 mL) fresh berries (or frozen berries thawed)

Nutritional information

  • Energy

    282 calories

  • Protein

    17 g

  • Carbohydrate

    33 g

  • Fat

    10 g

  • Fibre

    4.6 g

  • Sodium

    370 mg

  • Top 5 nutrients provided by a serving of this recipe



    Nutrient and % DV*

  • Calcium

    12% / 162 mg

  • Vitamin C

    57 %

  • Riboflavin

    28 %

  • Niacin

    27 %

  • Selenium

    27 %

  • * Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

  1. In a small saucepan, combine honey and water. Bring to a simmer over medium-low heat, stirring often. Simmer for about 2 minutes.
  2. Add oats and pecans and cook, stirring constantly to prevent burning, for about 5 minutes or until toasted and dry. Transfer to a bowl and let cool. 
  3. In a bowl, combine Cottage cheese, ginger (if desired) and vanilla.
  4. Divide among 4 serving bowls and top with berries and granola. 

TIP: Did you know that 68% of Canadians do not consume enough calcium every day? Milk, cheese and yogurt naturally contain calcium that is easily absorbed by the body. This Toasted Granola & Berries Cottage Cheese is a satisfying breakfast to start your day right and adds calcium to your diet. 

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