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Your idea of ultimate comfort may be challenged this month with our Fresh Cherry Crumble recipe where creamy goat cheese and gooey honey compliment sweet cherries from Starr Ranch Growers. This blog-worthy dessert will be one to rave about all summer long!

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Aromatic cherries are the perfect summertime fruit and Starr Ranch Growers is notorious for having cherries that are juicy and bursting with incredible flavor. From their dark sweet varieties to their ultra-sweet Rainier cherries, you’ll want to try them all, particularly for the incredible health benefits cherries provide:

  • Aids in digestion
  • Aids in weight loss
  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Helps with insomnia
  • Improves hair, skin and nails

Simplicity is key in this recipe, but feel free to add a few extra cherries, just because. 

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TIP: Do not wear white when pitting cherries. Fresh cherries before bedtime as they contain potassium and magnesium and are natural muscle relaxants.

Ingredients

½ cup toasted walnuts
½ cup toasted pecans
¼ cup rolled oats, toasted
2 tablespoons honey, divided
1 tablespoon coconut butter, softened
Pinch of sea salt
2 cups pitted fresh cherries, sliced
¼ cup goat cheese

Directions

  1. Toast walnuts, sliced pecans and rolled oats each separately in dry sauté pan until fragrant and toasted.   
  2. Combine toasted walnuts, pecans and oats in a food processor and pulse until combined.  
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of softened coconut butter, 1 tablespoon honey and a pinch of sea salt and pulse until mixture is become a fine crumble. 
  4. Sprinkle ½ of the crumble on the bottom of pie shaped serving dish or 6 individual ramekins.  
  5. Arrange sliced cherries in dish and sprinkle with remaining crumble mixture. Top with crumbled goat cheese and drizzle with honey to finish.

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For a video of this recipe, see Fresh cherry crumble with goat cheese and honey

 
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