Three Delicious High Protein Snack Recipes

New year, new you, right? How quickly does that go out the window? Well, I’m going to try to make some simple changes, like not be without a healthy snack when I’m running errands or styling a client. I’m also going to swap out ingredients in some dishes for some protein packed options like cottage cheese. Here are three delicious high protein snack recipes with cottage cheese that I shared on Access Hollywood Live with Natalie Morales and Kit Hoover.


Natalie Morales, Style Expert Alison Deyette and Kit Hoover at Access Hollywood Live.

apple breakfast parfait recipe

Three Delicious High Protein Snack Recipes

Apple Breakfast Parfait Recipe


·         2 small apples

·         1/2 tablespoon brown sugar

·         1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

·         1 1/2 tablespoons water

·         1/3 cup gluten-free oats

·         1/2 tablespoon melted coconut oil

·         1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut

·         1/3 cup Muuna peach cottage cheese

·         1 tablespoon chopped pecans


1. Peel and core the apples and cut them into small, bite-sized pieces. Place the chopped apples into a microwaveable container and stir in brown sugar, cinnamon and water. Microwave for approximately 1 to 1 ½ minutes until the apple is tender. Remove from the microwave and allow to cool.

2. In a bowl, mix together the oats, shredded coconut and melted coconut oil.

3. Place a layer of oats and on top of that, layer with stewed apples and Muuna cottage cheese. Repeat until the cup is almost completely filled. Sprinkle with chopped pecans, walnuts or almonds.


Chocolate Cheesecake Dip Recipe


·         1/2 C semi-sweet chocolate chips

·         2 Tbsp. coconut butter

·         1/4 C milk 

·         1 C 2% Lowfat Muuna cottage cheese

·         2 oz. cream cheese, softened

·         1/4 C powdered sugar (or more to taste)

·         1 tsp vanilla extract

·         shredded coconut for topping, optional

·         mini chocolate chips for topping, optional

·         gluten free sprinkles for topping, optional


1. Add the chocolate chips and coconut butter to a microwave safe bowl and heat at 50% power until melted and set aside.

2. Add milk, Muuna cottage cheese, and cream cheese to a high-powered blender and blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Add the powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and melted chocolate mixture and blend for another minute until thick, creamy, and smooth.

3. Pour the dip into a bowl and chill completely before serving – at least 2 hours but overnight is best. Top with shredded coconut, mini chocolate chips, and sprinkles before serving if using. Serve with your favorite gluten free cookies, brownie bark, or graham crackers 

mexican style tortillas with cottage cheese

Mexican Style Tortilla Recipe


·         2 tbsp. plain cottage cheese

·         6 inch whole grain tortillas

·         Veggies, like tomatoes and avocado

·         Lime

·         Black pepper

·         Hot sauce of choice


1. Mix 2 tbsp. Muuna plain cottage cheese with a squeeze of lime and a shake of black pepper

2. Add mixture to 6 inch whole grain tortilla

3. Top with your favorite veggies, like fresh tomatoes and avocado

4. Add a dash of your favorite hot sauce 


YUM! Chocolate and cottage cheese. Who knew?delicious-high-protein-snack-recipes-with-cottage-cheese


Style Expert Alison Deyette is a TV + digital host and Los Angeles stylist who was recently named one of the top stylists in Los Angeles by WWD, Angeleno and Variety magazines. After starting her career as a fashion & beauty director on national magazines she transitioned into television and digital work. Alison appears regularly on Good Morning America, TODAYAccess HollywoodThe RealThe ViewSteve Harvey and is the Style Expert for KTLA’s Morning News. Alison is currently host of the AOL series, The Savings Experiment and one of the lead style hosts on Joyus.comShe is a contributing fashion editor for Real SimpleLife & StyleIn Touch and Closer Weekly.  She was the host of Pocket the Difference, a co-host of TLC’s 10 Years Younger and TBS’ Movie and a Makeover and the weekly Style Contributor on Hallmark Channel’s Marie.  In addition, she has hosted several web series including: AOL’s In the KnowHerSay with Soleil Moon Frye, Playtex’s Bra Makeover series, A Secret Worth Sharing. These web series collectively have more than 100 million views.


1 Comment

  1. January 12, 2017    

    These sound delicious!
    Cant wait to try!


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