Benefits of Eating Cranberries:

– Good for oral health

– Can help slow tumor growth

– May reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease

– Positive impact on prostate, liver, breast, ovarian, and colon cancers

– Helpful in preventing UTIs


How to Cook/Use Cranberries

While most only consume this food during the holidays, you can eat them anytime.  Whether it is raw or in cooked in a dish.  It is a good way to get some different flavor with a nutritional kick. Check out some recipes below:

Cranberry Sauce


– 12 oz bag of cranberries

– 1/2 cup of honey

– 1/2 cup of water

– 1/4 cup of orange juice


– Rinse cranberries

– Place the cranberries, honey, and water into a pan and boil over medium heat

– Once boiling, reduce heat to low and let thicken for 5 to 10 minutes (stirring occasionally)

– Once cranberries have popped add orange and mix together

Try adding this on top of a piece of chicken or pork chop!

Cranberry Muffins


– 1 cup of unsweetened applesauce

– 1/3 cup of vegetable oil

– 1 beaten egg

– 2 cups of all-purpose flour

– 1 teaspoon baking soda

– 1 teaspoon of cinnamon

– 1 cup of cranberries chopped

– 1/2 cup of pecans chopped


–  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

– Mix together applesauce,oil, and egg in a bowl

– In another bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, and cinnamon

– Mix the two bowls together and add the cranberries and pecans

– Spoon into muffin cups

– Bake for 25 to 30 minutes

A healthy breakfast or snack on the road

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