Easy-Blend Cottage Cheese Protein Pancakes

Start your morning with a protein-packed breakfast. This sweet treat gets an extra protein boost thanks to one of our favorite dairy ingredients – cottage cheese. Even if you’re not a fan of cottage cheese on its own, you’ll be shocked at how well it blends into this simple pancake recipe. Recipe developed by Chrissy Carroll, MPH, RD, LDN of Snacking in Sneakers and available on New England Dairy.

Corn and Yellow Split Pea Muffins

This recipe uses split peas, which are a great source of plant-based protein and fiber. The seasonings make these really flavorful, too!

Fruity Homemade Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a great breakfast as it is a whole grain rich in nutrients. Adding fruit for sweetness instead of sugar can help you to manage blood sugar and adds extra fiber to your meal.


Making granola at home is more affordable and often healthier than store-bought options. This recipe is low in added sugar and high in healthy fats. Add it to nonfat, unsweetened greek yogurt for a healthy breakfast!

Crunchy Granola

Store bought granola often has a lot of sugar, making it not so friendly to your blood glucose. This recipe cuts down on the sugar but not the flavor, using honey, cinnamon, and vanilla to make a sweet and tasty yogurt or oatmeal topper!

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All-Purpose Meat Sauce

A classic meat sauce with a variety of uses. Enjoy over grains, vegetables, or with beans. Opt for leaner ground beef to make it more heart healthy.