How to make your own cranberry sauce with real ingredients and no processed sugars.
The only sugars used to sweeten this cranberry sauce is all natural honey and organic maple syrup. There are many recipes for homemade cranberry sauce out there, but I find that many have a great deal of added sugar in them, and often it is processed sugar.
Why would you want to do that to cranberries?
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Did you know that cranberries have more antioxidants than nearly every fruit and vegetable out there – including strawberries, spinach, broccoli, red grapes, apples, raspberries, and cherries?
Cranberries have loads of health benefits and are high in Vitamin C. I don’t know why people would relegate them to the Thanksgiving table and ignore them for every other meal.
Cooked cranberries can last for up to a month in your refrigerator. Although this sauce never lasts anywhere near that long.
To make Homemade Cranberry Sauce you will need:
- fresh cranberries
- organic, real maple syrup
- orange juice
This cranberry sauce will be a staple on your Thanksgiving table. Would you like to see more of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes?
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- 3 c cranberries
- 1/2 c honey
- 1/2 c real maple syrup
- 1 1/4 c orange juice
- Combine all in a small pot or saucepan.
- Bring to a boil and boil for 20 minutes.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool.
- Using a spoon, skim the foam from the top and discard.
- Allow to come to room temperature and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 40Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 0g
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