Wednesday, March 3, 2010

MMM Goat cheese!

I found a new love in my life and I hope my boyfriend won't be so jealous. I mean it is just cheese. Goat cheese that is! Being a foodie I love trying new things, and I usually like really odd things that many people think would be gross. Don't knock it till you haven't tried it is my motto. EXCEPT anything that is seafood or fish I refuse to try. I like plain chevre cheese, although the cheddar and mozzarella varieties are tasty as well. Chevre is moist, smooth, creamy and a slight tang. I like to add it in salads, eggs, spread on crackers, or rolled into a veggie wrap sandwich. It gives so much flavor to the food without being a whole lot of calories and fat, except for pure goodness! I'm going to share with you my FAVORITE way to consume goat cheese. It's so simple that it is sometimes part of my meal or as a snack. It is a dip with goat cheese, topped with a roasted raspberry chipotle sauce and with one of my homemade crackers for dipping. My homemade cracker is usually a toasted pita bread, toasted sprouted ezekiel wrap, or in today's post a toasted brown rice tortilla!

These are wheat and gluten free!

These make great crackers, but not so much on the wrap department. They crack easily. I use about 1oz to 1.5oz of goat cheese and a tablespoon of the raspberry sauce. Once the toasted cracker of choice has cooled off I just start breaking off pieces and dipping. What is also pretty neat about this is you can double dip! It is a single serving for yourself and you don't have to worry about anyone else trying to get in on this delicious dip. 

I had this with my wonderful oven roasted broccoli and broccoli slaw salad! Definitely help complete this meal for me.
If you aren't a goat cheese fan, cream cheese is the original way to enjoy this dip! It just as good. This is also a great appetizer to have at house gatherings. If goes real well with everyone and is usually gone by the end of the night!



Bob said...

That dip sounds awesome, I bet the goat cheese gives it a nice tang.

Shelby said...

Sort of like how the Harry & Davids Sweet Hot relish and Cream cheese is my favorite! Would love the opportunity to try that sauce!

Fallon said...

Harry and Davids has some amazing items!

Robin Sue said...

I am very excited about you finding that sauce and telling me where I can get some. A friend serves it all the time but it is hard to find. What would we do without amazon!

Fallon said...

I love amazon!! If you have a Costco near you they should also carry it as well. That where originally bought it from.

I still need to try this sauce on some grilled chicken but I'm way too hooked with it and goat cheese!

Cookie baker Lynn said...

I have a jar of that sauce in my fridge. Now I need to pick up some goat cheese on my next Trader Joe's run. Yum!