cottage cheese


Definition of cottage cheese

: a bland soft white cheese made from the curds of skim milk

called also Dutch cheese, pot cheese, smearcase

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Breakfast Get your day started with 1/2 cantaloupe topped with 3/4 cup low-fat cottage cheese, plus 1 slice toasted raisin bread, spread with 1 tablespoon apple butter. Delia A. Hammock, M.s., Good Housekeeping, "A 7-Day, 1,300-Calorie Meal Plan," 10 Nov. 2014 Use them in salads, Greek yogurt, cottage cheese, hot or cold cereal, salsa, tea, cocktails, mocktails -- the options are endless. Molly Kimball,, "Why you should eat blueberries every day (or at least regularly)," 15 May 2018 And bread isn't the only offender: canned soups and veggies, frozen dinners, and deli meats all have high sodium counts, as do seemingly-healthy items like sports drinks and cottage cheese. Karen Ansel, Woman's Day, "This Is What Your Daily Sodium Intake Should Really Be," 14 Dec. 2018 The Diet Breakfast is typically coffee and nonfat yogurt or nonfat cottage cheese, topped with berries and sprouted sunflower seeds. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "An Ultramarathon Runner at 71," 10 Nov. 2018 Hyde's ideal morning-after feast is a protein source like eggs, yogurt, or cottage cheese with a mix of leafy vegetables and healthy carbs like berries. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Holidays Are Coming—Here's How To Get Back On Track After a Big Meal," 19 Oct. 2018 According to Healthline, BV typically has a fishy odor, whereas yeast infections are itchier and produce cottage cheese-like discharge. Yerin Kim, Seventeen, "What Are the Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis and How Do I Know if I Have It?," 18 Sep. 2018 Lunch is cottage cheese with fresh fruit, like cantaloupe or peach. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "This Training Tweak Keeps Him Running at 70," 18 Aug. 2018 Yeast infections can produce a thick, white, odor-free vaginal discharge with an appearance similar to cottage cheese. Brittney Mcnamara, Teen Vogue, "What Your Vaginal Discharge Might Be Trying to Tell You," 9 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of cottage cheese

1831, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of cottage cheese

: a type of soft white cheese that has a mild flavor

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Kids Definition of cottage cheese

: a very soft white cheese made from soured skim milk

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