Roasted Strawberry Cottage Cheese Bowl


This strawberry cottage cheese bowl pairs maple roasted strawberries, oats and coconut with cottage cheese for a delicious, protein-packed breakfast.

I’ve been making cottage cheese bowls with fruit for many moons, but it wasn’t until recently that I switched things up by roasting the fruit beforehand. This trick is a total game-changer and adds so much flavor to the cottage cheese.

An overhead bowl of a plate of roasted strawberry cottage cheese. A cup of coffee is next to the bowl.

Roasting Strawberries

Roasting the strawberries not only enhances their flavor and sweetness, but it helps the berries release a little juice which makes for the perfect sauce to mix into a bowl of cottage cheese.

Alone the roasted berries and cottage cheese have kind of a mushy texture so for this recipe the strawberries are roasted with oats and coconut flakes. The oats and coconut add a nice crunch to the mixture, as well as, some whole grains and healthy fats. The combo is filling, delicious and perfect for days you need a hearty, protein-packed breakfast.

Ingredients in Roasted Strawberry Cottage Cheese

  • cottage cheese – the star of the recipe!
  • strawberries – I love the sweet flavor the strawberries bring to the cottage cheese.
  • old fashioned oats – otherwise known as rolled oats. Oats are naturally gluten-free, but often contaminated with gluten, so if you have a gluten intolerance make sure you get oats that are labeled gluten-free. My fave brand is Bob’s Red Mill.
  • unsweetened coconut flakes – for some added crunch.
  • maple syrup – the perfect all natural sweetener. Make sure you’re buying pure maple syrup.
  • cinnamon – for a little spice to blend with the sweetness.
A closeup of a bowl of roasted strawberries on top of cottage cheese.

Serving & Storing Roasted Strawberry Cottage Cheese

The berries do take 30 minutes to roast, which is fine for a relaxed weekend breakfast, however if you’re making this for the weekday it might be best to make your roasted mixture ahead of time and keep it in the fridge until you’re ready to make the bowl. The roasted berry mixture should last about 4-5 days in the fridge.

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Roasted Strawberry Cottage Cheese Bowl

5 from 9 votes
This strawberry cottage cheese bowl pairs roasted strawberries with cottage cheese for a delicious, protein-packed breakfast or snack.
White bowl with cottage cheese and roasted strawberries
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 1


  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 8 strawberries, quartered
  • 1/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 Tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup + extra for topping
  • pinch of cinnamon


  • Set oven: Pre-heat oven to 350°.
  • Prep ingredients for roasting: Toss strawberries, oats, coconut, maple and cinnamon in a small bowl. Line a baking sheet with parchment and spread berry mixture over it.
  • Roast: Bake berry mixture for a total of 30 minutes, stirring once halfway through. Let berries cool for 5 minutes.
  • Serve: Place cottage cheese in a bowl. Add roasted berry mixture on top and enjoy! If the cottage cheese doesn’t taste sweet enough you can add an extra drizzle of maple.



Serving: 1 Calories: 435kcal Carbohydrates: 41g Protein: 29g Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 10g Cholesterol: 38mg Sodium: 826mg Fiber: 6g Sugar: 20g
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: strawberry cottage cheese


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    1. Suzy Byers
      August 5, 2022 AT 8:42 pm

      5 stars
      We love the versatility of this recipe. So many ways to enjoy!! We like taking the recipe and dividing it up into a snack in the evening. One of our favorite renditions is using roasted peaches in lieu of the strawberries and adding a sprinkle of nutmeg along with cinnamon and topping w/pecans

      1. Brittany Mullins
        August 6, 2022 AT 11:28 am

        Oh YUM! Love adding peaches to this recipe, great idea! I am so happy that you are enjoying this recipe, Suzy. Thank you for your review + star rating, I really appreciate it!

    2. Sonali
      March 5, 2022 AT 1:47 pm

      Hi, this looks amazing and I really wanna try it! Do you think this will work with frozen berries?

      1. Brittany Mullins
        March 7, 2022 AT 9:51 am

        Hi, Sonali! I haven’t tried it, but it should work okay. There may be extra liquid from the frozen berries. Let me know how it turns out if you try it!

    3. Amy M.
      June 14, 2021 AT 11:10 am

      5 stars
      Have made this recipe twice now! Love it! It makes the house smell great and it keeps me full and fueled until lunch.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        June 14, 2021 AT 12:28 pm

        Ah yay! I love hearing this, Amy! So glad you’ve been enjoying this recipe. Thanks for the review 🙂

    4. Alexa Jordan
      May 6, 2021 AT 1:48 pm

      This looks really good. Roasting is an interesting take on it.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        May 7, 2021 AT 10:49 am

        So glad you enjoyed this recipe, Alexa! Thanks for the review 🙂

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