This week guest blogger Dr. Janet Brill brings you a fantastic recipe for homemade cranberry relish!
Cranberries are a superfood packed with nutrients and antioxidants and so many more healthy benefits. And it’s so easy to make your own homemade cranberry relish. As an added benefit it is not only more delicious than store bought versions, but inexpensive as well! Visit Dr. Janet’s web page to read all about the amazing cranberry!
Holiday quick tip: whipping up your own brand of cranberry sauce from fresh berries is almost as quick and simple as opening the canned stuff and smoothing out the ridges. When you make homemade cranberry sauce with orange juice, fresh cranberries, and a small amount of sugar is delicious and packs in the healthy nutrients. So, next time you pay a visit to the produce isle, be sure to pick up a bag of cranberries and cook up this superfood delight which will provide you with fiber, powerful antioxidants, 30 percent of your daily vitamin C requirement and all this for a mere 60 calories a pop!
Yield: 6 servings
Wash and pick over cranberries. Add all ingredients to a saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring continuously. Note: To add more flavor and nutrition, you can add small pieces of fresh oranges and apples into the saucepan. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes until cranberries burst. Remove from heat and cool at room temperature. Chill in refrigerator, (cranberry sauce will thicken.)
Nutritional Information per Serving (~ 1/2 cup):
Calories: 60, Fat: 8 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 0 mg,
Carbohydrate: 15 g, Dietary Fiber: 2 g, Sugars: 9 g, Protein: 0 g