Pink Fluff

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Wait, Pink What?

You heard me. 

Pink Fluff.

Too often, things are hidden behind riddles and fancy titles. Why not just call things as we see them? No need to dress up food with trendy names, let the dish speak for itself. This dish is pink. This dish is fluffy. 

Pink Fluff.

It’s not complicated. Just combine cottage cheese, jello mix, fruit, and cool whip. The resulting concoction will leave you breathless, and full.  

I have eaten Pink Fluff every Fourth of July for my entire life. For at least two of those decades, I had no idea what I was eating, but I loved it.  Turns out, it’s actually a fairly healthy dessert/side dish. What a clever way to disguise cottage cheese!  If you have never eaten anything like this before, you may just have to trust me. Are there any barbecues you’ve been invited to go to? Just remember to bring two things: Pink Fluff and a pen, so you can sign autographs afterward. This dish will make you a star.


Easy To Chew is a food blog created by a dentist, a public health professional, and a registered dietitian. Their mission? To cook up delicious recipes  dedicated to those who are in need of foods which are easy to chew, easy to swallow, and easy to love!


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    Pink Fluff

    5 from 29 votes
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    Course: Side Dish/Vegetable
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Servings: 8


    • 1 pint cottage cheese
    • 1 (3 ounce) box raspberry jello mix
    • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
    • 3 sliced bananas
    • 1 (8 ounce) tub frozen whipped topping (like Cool Whip)


    • In a large mixing bowl, add the cottage cheese and dry jello mix. Mix well.
    • Stir in the pineapple and bananas.
    • Fold in the whipped topping. It is ready to eat right away but it keeps well in the fridge for up to a few days.
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    Easy To Chew

     Pink Fluff is soft, moist, and contains multiple soft textures. Any textures requiring chewing have been prepared so that there are no pieces larger than ¼ inch (or 6mm). These foods are soft enough that, with minimal effort, they can be easily formed into swallowable-sized portions.

    If you’re a caretaker for someone with eating difficulties, then you know how challenging it can be to get them to eat enough calories each day. Pink Fluff expertly sneaks in cottage cheese, which adds calories and substance to a seemingly light and refreshing dish.  Cottage cheese also adds some fun textural complexity.

    Try to use your creativity when making dishes more calorie dense. A few extra calories can make all the difference for those you are caring for.

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