Cottage Cheese and Guacamole Quinoa Cakes

This is a seriously savory step up from your average toast and jam.

Cottage Cheese and Quinoa Cakes
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This five-minute breakfast is not only simple, but also low in carbs with 6g per serving. Enjoy two to three cakes for breakfast, or just two for a snack.

Nutrition (per one cake)

Calories: 60; total fat: 1.5g; saturated fat: 0g; protein: 4g; carbohydrates: 6g; sugar: 2g; fiber: 1g; cholesterol: 5mg; sodium: 230mg

Recipe and photo by Lauren Harris-Pincus, M.S., R.D.N. of Nutrition Starring You.

Cook time

5 min.

  • 4 gluten-free square thin cakes such as quinoa, corn, or brown rice
  • 4 Tbsp guacamole
  • ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • Optional toppings:
  • Red pepper flakes, black pepper, or Sriracha

Spread 1 Tbsp guacamole on each flat cake.

Add 2 Tbsp cottage cheese to each of the 4 cakes.

Top with sliced tomatoes.

Sprinkle with red pepper flakes or a bit of Sriracha if you like it spicy.