“Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week – Butternut Squash Crostini

June 5, 2017 at 5:31 AM | Posted in Meatless Monday | Leave a comment
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This week’s “Meatless Monday” Recipe of the Week is Butternut Squash Crostini. It comes from the Diabetic Gourmet website, which also has an excellent magazine (Diabetic Gourmet Magazine). The Diabetic Gourmet site is loaded with delicious and Diabetic Friendly Recipes, check it out today. Enjoy and Eat Healthy! http://diabeticgourmet.com/

 

 

Butternut Squash Crostini

Ingredients

8 slices Roman Meal bread (or similar whole grain, sliced bread), toasted or grilled
2 cups butternut squash, broiled and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
4 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
32 fresh basil leaves

 
Directions

1 – Cut each piece of toast into quarters for a total of 32 pieces.
2 – Combine squash, cheese, maple syrup and thyme in medium bowl.
3 – Top toast quarters with about 1 tablespoon squash mixture each. Top with fresh basil leaves.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Calories: 30
Protein: 1g
Sodium: 65 mg
Cholesterol: 5 mg
Fat: 1g
Carbohydrates: 5g
http://diabeticgourmet.com/recipes/html/1284.shtml

Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini

November 13, 2016 at 10:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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I have a delicious and healthy appetizer for your Thanksgiving Dinner, Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini. Made with cream cheese, goat cheese, cranberry sauce, and basil leaves all served on a deli crostini. Super easy to prepare and sure to please! You can find this recipe and all the delicious and healthy recipes at Jennie – O website. Enjoy and Make the SWITCH! https://www.jennieo.com/

 

 
Cranberry Goat Cheese Crostini

Looking for an easy Holiday appetizer recipe? This delicious crostini takes less than 15 minutes to make.

INGREDIENTScranberry-goat-cheese-crostini

½ (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1 (4-ounce) package goat cheese, softened
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 (14-ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
¼ cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1 package deli crostini
garnish with small fresh basil leaves

 
DIRECTIONS

1) In small bowl, combine cream cheese, goat cheese and pepper until smooth.
2) In another small bowl, stir together cranberry sauce and basil.
3) Spread about 1 tablespoon cream cheese mixture on crostini. Top with cranberry mixture. Garnish with basil leaves, if desired. Serve immediately.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATIONJennie O Make the Switch
PER SERVING
Calories190
Protein5g
Carbohydrates23g
Fiber1g
Sugars20g
Fat9g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium160mg
Saturated Fat6g
https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/1087-cranberry-goat-cheese-crostini

Christmas Appetizer Recipes

December 18, 2013 at 8:00 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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Some Holiday Ideas from the Eating Well web site! Link is at the bottom of the post.

 

 
Christmas Appetizer RecipesEating Well

 

Host a festive holiday party with these healthy appetizers.
Our easy holiday appetizer recipes are great for a holiday cocktail party or to start your Christmas dinner off deliciously. Try our Roasted Beet Crostini for a festive red-and-green finger food or our Green Chile & Goat Cheese Dip for a flavor-packed chip and dip recipe.

 

 

Roasted Beet Crostini
The entire beet plant—roots, stems and greens—can be used in this stunning appetizer. The beets are roasted then pureed with goat cheese for a creamy ruby-red spread. The greens and stems are sautéed with olive oil and garlic for the topping…..

 

 

 

Green Chile & Goat Cheese Dip
This creamy, cheesy dip is spiked with green chiles and smoky chipotle pepper. Be sure to drain the ricotta the day before you want to serve the dip. Serve with tortilla chips or crackers…..

 

 

 

* Click the link below to get all the Christmas Appetizer Recipes *
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/christmas_appetizer_recipes?sssdmh=dm17.710551&utm_source=EWTWNL&esrc=nwewtw121013

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