Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Simple Strawberry Sauce

Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Simple Strawberry Sauce. Ridiculous title; ridiculously delicious recipe. That’s how these things work, right?

Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Simple Strawberry Sauce :: This speedy crostini is ready to take your brunch game to the next level!

I’ve been hopelessly off my game this week.

In an attempt to stay positive and not fling myself at the floor in exasperation every time I run out of gouda, I decided to channel my inner art teacher. “Those aren’t mistakes, they’re happy accidents! Turn it into something else!” Does anyone else have visions of  Bob Ross floating around in their head now? You’re welcome.

(Note to self: buy more gouda!)

My breakfast, por ejemplo, started out with a string of fails. My baguette got a little crispy on the counter. Fail.

Solution: Oh hey there toast!

The honeyed goat cheese I picked up from the fancy cheese aisle  is too crumbly to spread. #Fail

Solution: Whip it!

We’re out of berries? And jam!?

Solution: Frozen berries! I can totally make sauce out of that. I think. I mean, OF COURSE I CAN!

Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Simple Strawberry Sauce

Get ready to step up your brunch game with this delicious recipe!

Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Simple Strawberry Sauce

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Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Simple Strawberry Sauce

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Yield 6-8 servings

This sweet snack is quick, easy, and positively delicious!

Ingredients

  • 4 oz goat cheese [honey or regular]
  • 8 large frozen ripe strawberries
  • sweetener of your choice [sugar, honey, agave, stevia, etc...] to taste
  • a pinch of salt
  • 6-8 slices of baguette, lightly toasted
  • a few spoonfuls of your favorite honey
  • basil for garnishing [totally optional]

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat oven or toaster oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Add your goat cheese to a food processor or blender and whip for a few minutes until fluffy and spreadable.
  3. Next microwave your strawberries 2 minutes on high. You can also whip this up on the stove top in about 5-6 minutes so. Choose the method that works best for you!
  4. Sweeten the berries to taste, add a pinch of salt to amplify flavors, and whisk with a fork as it bubbles and thickens for about 2-3 minutes.
  5. Once your oven is ready, toast your crostini until crispy and golden.
  6. Spread each toast with whipped goat cheese and top with a hearty drizzle of honey.
  7. Add a spoonful of strawberry sauce on top an garnish with a sprig of basil.
  8. Dig in!

Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Crostini with Simple Strawberry Sauce :: This speedy crostini is ready to take your brunch game to the next level!

After taking that first magical bite, all my fails floated away. Now THAT’S a happy accident! It took everything (ev.er.y.thing) in my power not to shove the entire tray of crostini into my mouth.

Then I saw the chickpea barreling at me full-force. It’s share or be scaled, so I leaned over to give her a bite, just then remembering one of the cardinal rules of parenting: absolutely no raw honey under two years of age! That’s none. Nada. Zip. Zilch! Yet here I was about to hand deliver it to my child’s face. Face meet palm. Palm, say hello to face.

Let’s just pretend I didn’t almost do that. Yikes! Where’s Bob when you need him?!

Seriously.

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Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama}

I accidentally fed Meghan honey once was she was under 1. She survived. 🙂 I did a minor freak out at the time, of course. I’m not sure how our kids survive with all these rules. 😉

I love happy accidents. And since I haven’t had any breakfast yet, this post is totally making my stomach growl. Totally wishing I had some goat cheese right now!

    Jenn

    Bring the crew over for breakfast! <3

Linda @ Fit Fed and Happy

Yum yum in my tum tum, Jenn. 🙂 can you be my personal homecook chef?

    Jenn

    How flipping fun would that be!?

Sam @ PancakeWarriors

Yum Jenn! Happy accidents that’s awesome! Who doesn’t love goat cheese smeared on toast but the honey and strawberry make this special. Thanks for sharing!

Laura @FitMamaLove

I usually have savory crostini, but these sounds yummy!

Linz @ Itz Linz

HOLY YUM!!!

Tara

That looks yummy! Savory and sweet!

Arman @ thebigmansworld

This is ridic. I would get so fat in your house. And I like it.

Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets

If my fails looks like this, I would be doing a victory dance daily. I’d say you turned this around and made Bob Ross proud.

Amber @ Slim Pickin's Kitchen

Yum! I want to eat this all day, errday.

rachel

i really need to try goat cheese! I am totally drooling over this!

    Jenn

    Ohmygosh yessss try it! It’s especially good whipped, it gets all airy and creamy like cream cheese and has the most intense flavor… I love it so!

Cat @ Breakfast to Bed

When I run out of jam, the youth revolt.

    Jenn

    Well duh, can ya blame them? 😉

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