Packed with protein, this pink cottage cheese salad can be part of your diet any time of year! Made with cottage cheese, strawberries and sugar free Jello, you can always have a delicious side to your meal.
I grew up on a fruit salad my mom used to make that was simply cool whip plus a can of fruit cocktail. I can still remember how much I loved it! As a mom I have made it a few times, but my kids haven’t really taken to it the way I did, so I don’t make it often.
My husbands family on the other hand, grew up on “pink salad”. Generally, it’s like an ambrosia salad, complete with marshmallows and Cool Whip.
Honestly, just taking the cottage cheese and strawberries, than swapping Jello for sugar free Jello, does not compromise on the taste of this classic at all. In fact, I think it tastes better, AND, I feel good about eating this Pink Cottage cheese salad for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! I had it this morning with some low calorie pancakes, and my entire meal was under 250 calories!
What is in Protein Packed Cottage Cheese Salad?
3 ingredients in ANY AMOUNT, makes this healthy version of cottage cheese salad. I used:
♥️ Cottage cheese
♥️ Sugar free strawberry Jello packet (powder only)
Some recipes that I share, I will tell you… “Eat this alone if you are on a diet. It’s good for you. But I probably wouldn’t take it to a potluck.”
This pink salad is different! I would 100% take this to a dinner party, and I did last night!! Sooooooo tasty!
As I mentioned, you can actually mix this up with any amount of cottage cheese, strawberries and fruit. But to make just one serving, and to calculate the nutrition for one serving, I made it from 1/2 cup cottage cheese and 1/2 cup chopped strawberries, and just a sprinkle of the Sugar free Jello packet. For a single serving of this pink cottage cheese salad, I got 106 calories and 15 grams of protein.
High Protein Pink Salad
- 1/2 cup cottage cheese low fat
- 1/2 cup strawberries sliced
- 1 small Strawberry sugar free Jello packet
- Stir the cottage cheese, strawberries, and strawberry jello packet together in a bowl.
- Chill until ready to eat.
So, I’d love to hear if you try this pink cottage cheese salad! It definitely can fit into any macro plan or bikini prep! Plus, the variations on this could be endless. Different fruit and different Jello flavors can have a completely new taste!
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