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    Cottage Cheese, what's your take on it?

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    Hi everyone,

    I just wanted to see what everyone thought about cottage cheese.
    -Do you eat it?
    -What kind/percentage?
    -What are your favorite toppings for it?
    -How often do you indulge in it?

    I'm trying to figure out how often I can eat it and what type to buy. I want to stay primal as possible but I want food options.

    Thanks!

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    I adore breakstone cottage cheese with a little serving of cantaloupe.

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    My wife makes homemade cottage cheese. It's a cross between kefir and dry curd cottage cheese. She ferments the milk, then discards the left over liquid, leaving all the fat and curds. I'm not 100% sure about the macro content but I believe most of the milk sugar is gone. I eat it daily, usually with an apple or banana, or tossed in a veggie salad.

    I go through it so fast she makes a batch every other week. She recently started using high fat milk from a local creamery and the result is closer to cream cheese than cottage cheese. Zero sugar or salt added so most people think it's bitter, but I love it.

    I also occasionally dip into the pot when she is making it, before the curds have formed. I consider it my bi-monthly probiotic treatment since sure each drop has several billion active cultures
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    I like it once in awhile for a change. I either eat it plain or scoop it with my veggies.
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    Our family of 8 uses it instead of salad dressing. A big serving on top of a salad......maybe some grassfed ground beef on there. It's awesome. We own a cow so I make it but I can never keep up so we buy the full fat stuff the rest of the time.

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    Wife eats some every few days. Plain. Full fat. I think it's pretty nasty stuff personally.

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    Love it. Used to eat the creamed stuff out of a tub, but now switched to dry curd (organic milk, bacterial culture) with a little pink/grey salt and a couple teaspoons of pure organic whipping cream. So much better! Fatter, lower carb. Never going back to the 2% tub stuff again.

    I consider it a treat, and I will have it 2-3 times in a row every couple of months.
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    I usually mix in some thawed mixed berries from frost, a few crushed walnuts and a small piece of chopped dark chocolate.
    Perfect for your cravings, or just a plain desert.

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    It's highly favoured by the body building world as a post-workout food.

    It's nice with banana and honey for breakfast.
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    It's dairy, so it turns me into a fart factory and gives me boils and achy joints. I avoid it like most dairy.


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