11 Ways to Enjoy Cottage Cheese

Here’s how to add this healthy snack into your daily menu.

11 Ways to Enjoy Cottage Cheese

By Reina Berger

Cottage cheese is a nutritional powerhouse that many of us have been neglecting lately. What was once thought of us a fad food from the ’70s is bouncing back big time, thanks to its health benefits and versatility. Looking for a new way to enjoy an old classic? Here are 11 ideas to help you incorporate cottage cheese into your daily menu.


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Grown-Up Mac and Cheese

While mac and cheese is a popular dinner dish for children, most of us have to bid a sad farewell to this delicious meal as we get older and more health-conscious. Enter cottage cheese. By swapping out some of the butter and fattening cheeses for this healthy ingredient, you can enjoy the same texture and flavor for half the calories.

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Green Tea With Egg White Foam to Soothe Your Sore Throat

From Dr. Oz's new book on tradition Chinese medicine, "Yin Yang You" — out now!

Are you one of so many people who suffer from pain, stress and anxiety? Dr. Oz set out to help you find relief. So to fill the gaps in modern Western medicine, he looked to traditional Chinese medicine — which uses 5,000-year-old traditions to help people preserve their health and prevent sickness. These ancient secrets are what inspired his new book, "Yin Yang You," about the powerful methods you can do right at home! Click here to grab your own copy.

The book is also filled with tons of delicious recipes that are packed with nutrients for your health. Here's an easy one to get started with. This green tea has a special twist to soothe a sore throat that comes on quickly. Egg whites and sugar are whipped together to add some foam to classic green tea for a cooling and coating effect.