Chef Brooke shows us a healthy snack replaces caramel with goat-cheese. Kid will love this tasty, treat that's fun to make and to share with friends.
READY TO MAKE THESE? HERE'S THE RECIPE!
2 oz. Chèvre Cheese, softened
1 tbsp Heavy Whipping Cream
1 tsp Organic Honey
50 Grapes of your choice
1 cup chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts or mixed)
Other Needed Supplies:
GOAT CHEESE COATING
Combine Chèvre Cheese, Heavy Whipping Cream, Organic Honey and a Pinch Salt. Mix well.
Microwave on 50% power for 30-60 seconds until well-blended.
DIP YOUR GRAPES
Add a toothpick to each grape. Dip in Goat Cheese coating promptly after removing from the microwave. Dip in nuts. Place on parchment paper.
REFRIGERATE FOR 15 MINUTES
That's it! Enjoy your tasty healthy snack.
Goat Cheese Nutrition
When it comes to basic goat cheese nutrition, it's a good choice due to its fat and protein content. Goat cheese is rich in several type of healthy fats, like short-chain and medium-chain, fatty acids, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats and medium-chain triglycerides. It also contains high-quality, easily digestible protein that supplies most of the essential amino acids that you need (in higher amounts than cow cheese).
Goat cheese also contains significant amounts of several major and trace minerals including:
So the next time you're looking for a healthier cheese, try goat cheese for a tasty, heart-healthy swap!
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