Dairy Farmers of Canada

Small Blueberry Skyscrapers

Our dietitians' favourite

This recipe will help your little ones to discover a diversity of foods like blueberries, rolled oats, quark cheese among others. Invite them to cook with you and see them delight in measuring the ingredients. You can’t go wrong !

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 2 min
Yields 4 servings
small blueberry skyscrapers


  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) regular instant rolled oats uncooked
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) water
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) 2% M.F. Cottage cheese
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Quark cheese
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) vanilla extract
  • 1 cup (250 mL) fresh blueberries
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What adults can prepare:

Add 3/4 cup (175 mL) water to 1/3 cup (75 mL) rolled oats. Cook oatmeal in the microwave for 2 minutes or until cooked. Refrigerate.

 What children can do :

Place 1 tablespoon (15 mL) Cottage cheese and 1 tablespoon (15 mL) Quark cheese in the bottom of four transparent glasses.

With the help of an adult, measure 1 teaspoon (5 mL) maple syrup and pour into each glass.

With the help of an adult, pour 1 to 2 drops vanilla extract into a small spoon, then pour into each glass.

Using a small spoon, thoroughly mix all the ingredients.

Measure 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of oatmeal and place on top of the cheese mixture in each glass.

Using a small spoon, spread the oatmeal to cover the cheese mixture.

Add 1/4 cup (60 mL) blueberries on top of the oatmeal.



Variations: Replace blueberries with other fruit in season, or with frozen or canned fruit (preserved in its own juice).

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 110 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 19 g
Fat: 1 g
Fibre: 2.3 g
Sodium: 56 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 4 % / 45 mg
Magnesium: 12 %
Phosphorus: 11 %
Riboflavin: 11 %
Zinc: 10 %