Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini

AuthorNaturallyLTCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

Yields12 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time50 mins

Ingredients
 1 baguette, sliced thin
 4 medium beets
 2 tbsp olive oil
 4 oz goat cheese
 2 cups baby arugula
 honey for drizzling
 quality sea salt, to taste

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 425 º F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

2

In a large bowl, mix the beets with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Spread the beets evenly onto the baking sheet and roast in the oven for 25-30 minutes until tender.
Remove and set aside.

3

Then, lower the heat to about 350 º F and spread the slices of bread on a single layer of baking sheet and bake until 10-15 minutes. Watch carefully to make sur it is not over-toasted.

4

Remove the bread and spread with goat cheese, then top with beets and arugula Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Per serving: Calories 120, Total Fat 5g, Cholesterol 7mg, Sodium 190 mg, Total Carbohydrate 16g, Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugar 5g, Protein 5g

 

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Ingredients

Ingredients
 1 baguette, sliced thin
 4 medium beets
 2 tbsp olive oil
 4 oz goat cheese
 2 cups baby arugula
 honey for drizzling
 quality sea salt, to taste

Directions

Directions
1

Preheat the oven to 425 º F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

2

In a large bowl, mix the beets with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Spread the beets evenly onto the baking sheet and roast in the oven for 25-30 minutes until tender.
Remove and set aside.

3

Then, lower the heat to about 350 º F and spread the slices of bread on a single layer of baking sheet and bake until 10-15 minutes. Watch carefully to make sur it is not over-toasted.

4

Remove the bread and spread with goat cheese, then top with beets and arugula Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with salt to taste.

Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini

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NaturallyLT

Hi! I’m Lauren, currently a Nutritional Sciences student at the University of Connecticut. My interest in food and nutrition started when I was about 13 years old. In some of my spare time I would research online the different food trends that were going on at the time. When my friends would come over we’d spend the day baking and cooking different creations we found on the internet or from our favorite cookbooks. At 13 though, it was somewhat difficult to decipher what was fact and what was fad. The internet is an endless virtual world of both legitimate and deceitful information. Throughout high school I took it upon myself to try and analyze what the best “diet” is to follow. I experimented on myself. Sometimes I felt great, sometimes I felt lousy, sometimes I was just plain hungry. I was in high school, I was following what the media and the internet told me to do. I didn’t justify it with facts, nor did I look for the hard science behind these “diets.” This is why I chose to go to school for Nutritional Sciences. I want the science, I want to know what the body does and how food nourishes it. I want to help people of all ages understand how nourishing your body and following a healthy lifestyle can change the way you feel. So they don’t have to struggle and experiment on yourself with the fad diets the media is constantly pumping out. I’m starting Naturally.LT to link you to articles, the studies, the passages to the books I’ve read all written by health professionals. I want to share with you recipes that I’ve found and created myself that are tasty and full of nutrients that will make you and your body happy. I will back up these findings with credible sources, there is no room for junk here. As you may have noticed on Naturally.LT, I have a link to running. Running has somewhat recently come into my life. Once I entered college, something just clicked. I loved the way running made me feel. I became happier, less stressed, and entered an awesome accepting community. Before I knew it I signed up for half and full marathons. Running is an interesting sport, both solitary and meditative, but can also be competitive and adrenaline pumping. This is something I want to explore on Naturally.LT. If you are a first time runner, or a seasoned veteran, I want to open discussion and help guide you with what can help you lace up your shoes or become a stronger runner and recover faster. So join me on this journey of nourishment and endurance.

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