Stovetop Raspberry Compote with Goat Cheese Crumbles

Valentines Day is coming up, you guys.  All the hearts, and reds, pinks, whites… 
Well, TA-DA.  I got you covered..  it’s a fabulous V-day breakfast! 
These vibrant colors and tastiness-es will say L-O-V-E like no chocolate can.  Well wait, I disagree with that entirely.  No one can debate chocolate, it’s just out of the question.  Didn’t mean to take that rabbit trail, stay with me..

Wild raspberries grew in our backyard when I was a young girl living in Indiana.  We had about 4 acres of lush green deep dense woods.  Lots of Bambi’s enjoyed our yard, and my dad made trails so we could take our pup for a walk, or ride our moped and three-wheeler (back when those were legal, ha!)  

These trails also revealed hidden bountiful raspberry and blackberry bushes!  Indiana soil has magical powers, I’m convinced. 

But as you can imagine, I’m not growing anything in New York City, lest finding wild berry bushes at Central Park.  Bummer. 
Nonetheless, I got fresh berries from the market, and reduced them on the stove with honey and lemon juice, creating a fantastic zesty berry compote. A morning English Muffin will never be the same, now that we’ve come to this.


But what made the toast superb, you ask?  Oh, just glorious cheese of the goats.

Lets just take a moment of silence to mourn for those who dislike goat cheese.
*sniff  *tear.  

Ok, enough.

RASPBERRY COMPOTE
1/2 cup raspberries
1 tsp coconut oil
1 tsp lemon
2 tsp honey
Low-medium heat.  Cook for 5 min, occasionally stirring or mashing, to preferable consistency. 

Assemble your muffin with a spoonful of raspberry bliss and crumbled goat cheese, YES!

Don’t forget to pour yourself a cup of coffee or tea.  Happy Tuesday to yoouu! 

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from my Tiny Kitchen,
glorieanna

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