Cottage Cheese and Fruit Bowls USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Age Group: Ages 6-18
Serving Size: 25-50
Add more meat alternates to your menu with this trendy cottage cheese recipe. It provides the perfect blend of sweet and tart.
½ cup fruit
1 oz meat alternate
¼ oz eq grains
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
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Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Combine kiwi, blueberries, and strawberries in a large bowl. Toss to mix.
  • Place ½ cup fruit in each bowl. Top with ¼ cup cottage cheese and 1 Tbsp granola.
  • Serve 1 bowl. Serve immediately, or keep cold at 40 °F or lower.


Nutrition Facts
Cottage Cheese and Fruit Bowls USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
Amount Per Serving 1 Cottage Cheese and Fruit Bowl
Calories 121 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 4mg1%
Sodium 224mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 21g7%
Dietary Fiber 3g13%
Total Sugars 9g10%
Protein 7g14%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
*Marketing Guide
25 Servings:
Kiwi, fresh 2 lb 9 oz
Blueberries, fresh 1 lb 6½ oz
Strawberries, fresh 1 lb 15½ oz
50 Servings:
Kiwi, fresh 5 lb 1 oz
Blueberries, fresh 2 lb 13 oz
Strawberries, fresh 3 lb 15 oz


  • Contains milk (cottage cheese) and wheat (granola).
  • Cereal must not contain more than 6 grams of total sugars per dry ounce.
  • For breakfast, you can credit the grains or meats/meat alternates in this recipe toward the reimbursable meal.
  • Meats/meat alternates may be served in place of the entire grains component up to 3 times per week at breakfast in the CACFP.
  • The symbol indicates the recipe is whole grain-rich.
  • Creditable grains contribution calculated using the Recipe Analysis Workbook, Method A.
Yield / Volume
25 Servings:
Weight: 8 lb 8 oz
Yield: 1 gal + 3 qt + 3¼ cups
50 Servings:
Weight: 17 lb
Yield: 3 gal + 3 qt + 2½ cups