Cottage Cheese Ice Cream with Melon


About this Recipe

Indulge your taste buds in a delightful frozen creation with our Cottage Cheese Melon Ice Cream.

This innovative recipe brings together the creaminess of cottage cheese and the natural sweetness of fresh melon.

Experience the perfect balance of smooth texture and refreshing fruit flavors in every bite. With this bariatric-friendly dessert, you can both hit your protein goals and satisfy your sweet tooth (without setting off an unwanted “episode” of dumping syndrome…)

Let’s show you how to make this!


cottage cheese melon ice cream


6 servings (about 1/2 cup)

Ready In:

6 hours (freeze time included)

Nutritional facts per 1/2 cup:

92 calories

8 g protein

3.5 g fat

3.7 g carbs

0.8 g fiber





  • 2 cups (400 g) cottage cheese
  • 2 cups (200 g) diced melon
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract 
  • 1 tbsp zero-sugar sweetener (we used Stevia)
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon powder


  • Cocoa nibs
  • Chopped melon
  • Chopped walnuts

If you don’t like cottage cheese, swap for Greek yogurt instead. 

Add as many different varieties of fruit to your bariatric friendly ice cream.

Add 2 pitted dates to your mixture to add more sweetness to your ice cream.



Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a food processor, blend all the ingredients until well combined.

Step 2

Pour the mixture in a freezer-safe container.

Step 3

Freeze for at least 6 hours.


Remove from freezer and allow to thaw for 15 minutes.

Step 5

Use an ice scoop to serve your portions. 

Step 6

Top with coco nibs, chopped melon and chopped walnuts.

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