cottage cheese

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I have been making a lot of lettuce cups for lunch lately- it seems more fun than a salad! These cottage cheese lettuce cups are a high protein, energy packed and very simple. I use pepitas (pumpkin seeds) a lot because they are cheap and good for you. I like to use Romaine leaves because they fold easily like a taco shell. Maldon salt to taste and enjoy!

By Erin Gleeson for The Forest Feast

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I have just returned from a lovely trip back east to New York, Connecticut and Vermont to see family and friends and attend a cousin’s wedding. When I get back from vacation (usually having spent my time eating copious amounts of bread and cheese!) I often feel like I need something light for a few days. As I settle back into the studio this week, I am making lots of fresh but filling salads for lunch. Gorgeous summer tomatoes came in our CSA box this week and I am topping them with cottage cheese plus a handful of fresh basil and some avocado chunks.

Enjoy!

By Erin Gleeson for The Forest Feast