Tag Archives: goat cheese

A New Food Trend: Goat Cheese

There is a new food trend I’ve been noticing everywhere lately: goat cheese. Goat cheese is exactly what it sounds like, cheese that is made from the milk of a goat rather then the milk of a cow. But what makes it different and where did it come from?

The first time I had goat cheese is while I was living in Barcelona. I went to a local restaurant there, called Milk, for brunch one morning. I’m not big on breakfast foods, so I ordered off the limited lunch menu they offered. I got a salad that included chicken, beets, and …


Endive Bites

Looking for an easy appetizer recipe for your holiday party or for anytime that needs little time to prepare and best of all no cooking?  Look no further than this Clean Eating recipe for Endive Bites!
All you need to make this recipe is:
4 large heads of white and or red endive trimmed and separated into leaves.  There should be 30 leaves
2/3 cup soft goat cheese
5 unsweetened dried figs each cut into 6 pieces
½ tsp fresh ground pepper
1 tbsp raw honey
Fill the end of each endive with 1 tsp of cheese, arrange leaves on a serving platter.
Top cheese with a piece …


Vermont Eats

This past Columbus Day weekend, I visited Vermont for the first time to see the fall foliage, alpine slide and of course, explore the local good eats. Vermont is famous for the wide variety of cheeses, maple syrup, Lake Champlain chocolates, craft breweries, and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. Here are the food highlights from my trip – hope you enjoy!

In Stowe, VT, I had dinner at the Solstice restaurant at the Stowe Mountain Resort and ordered the cheese plate from the menu. I picked out three cheeses (all locally made in VT): Cabot Creamery‘s signature cheddar (cow’s milk), Lake’s Edge …