Grape Roquefort Canapés

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Um, you know how we feel about our sweets–we love ’em! 😉 But we’re always careful to make sure we find some way to satisfy our cravings with delicious waist-line friendly indulgences. So, if you want a decadent treat to curb your cravings in just 42 calories, then look no further!  These lil’ nuggets hook a sweet tooth up! 🙂 By allowing delicious indulgences like this you’ll easily stick to your weight loss resolutions!

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Roquefort or other blue cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon
  • 20 red seedless California grapes
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped toasted pistachios or toasted walnuts

Directions

  • Line a small baking sheet with waxed or parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a small food processor (or mix by hand), combine the cream cheese, Roquefort, heavy cream and tarragon until well mixed. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in the grapes. Put the nuts in a small bowl. With a tablespoon, scoop up a grape and gently coat in the cheese mixture. Roll in the nuts and place on the prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours and serve.

Notes

  • Goat Cheese Variation: Substitute 1/4 cup soft goat cheese for the Roquefort and 1/4 cup finely cut chives for the tarragon and 1/4 cup toasted chopped pecans for the pistachios.

Nutritional Stats

  • Nutritional analysis per canapé: Calories 42; Protein .9 g; Carbohydrate 1.4 g; Fat 4 g; 79% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 9 mg; Sodium 34 mg; Potassium 30 mg; Fiber .2 g.

 

For more delicious, healthy comfort foods and a Get Healthy Guide and a 10 Day Weight Loss Jumpstart and Detox plan, please check out The Nutrition Twins’ Veggie Cure!

 

Thanks to the California Table Grape Commission for sharing this awesome recipe and gorgeous photo!

 

Grape Roquefort Canapés
 
Notes Goat Cheese Variation: Substitute ¼ cup soft goat cheese for the Roquefort and ¼ cup finely cut chives for the tarragon and ¼ cup toasted chopped pecans for the pistachios. Nutritional Stats Nutritional analysis per canapé: Calories 42; Protein .9 g; Carbohydrate 1.4 g; Fat 4 g; 79% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 9 mg; Sodium 34 mg; Potassium 30 mg; Fiber .2 g.
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Ingredients
  • ¼ cup cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup crumbled Roquefort or other blue cheese, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped tarragon
  • 20 red seedless California grapes
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped toasted pistachios or toasted walnuts
Instructions
  1. Line a small baking sheet with waxed or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a small food processor (or mix by hand), combine the cream cheese, Roquefort, heavy cream and tarragon until well mixed. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in the grapes. Put the nuts in a small bowl. With a tablespoon, scoop up a grape and gently coat in the cheese mixture. Roll in the nuts and place on the prepared baking sheet. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours and serve.
Notes
Goat Cheese Variation: Substitute ¼ cup soft goat cheese for the Roquefort and ¼ cup finely cut chives for the tarragon and ¼ cup toasted chopped pecans for the pistachios.
Nutritional Stats
Nutritional analysis per canapé: Calories 42; Protein .9 g; Carbohydrate 1.4 g; Fat 4 g; 79% Calories from Fat; Cholesterol 9 mg; Sodium 34 mg; Potassium 30 mg; Fiber .2 g.

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