28 Mouthwatering Cranberry Recipes
Cranberry desserts, cocktails, and more
With a special spotlight on cranberries in the fall and winter, it's time to take advantage of this tangy fruit for more than just cranberry sauce. (And you should totally forget about the stuff that comes in a can!) Try cranberries in many forms—like raw, sweetened, or dried. They're not only packed with flavor but also are full of antioxidants that can help your heart, brain, and skin.
Here are 28 ways to squeeze more cranberries into your meals over the coming months.
Cranberry Magic Bars
Try this recipe: Cranberry Magic Bars
Compounds in cranberries may help prevent tooth decay, research shows.
Ingredients: Olive oil cooking spray, graham crackers, pecans, sugar, unsalted butter, fresh cranberries, fresh orange juice, unsweetened coconut flakes, bittersweet chocolate
Adapted from Better Baking (C) 2016 by Genevieve Ko. Reproduced by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/Rux Martin Books. All rights reserved.
Try this recipe: Cranberry-Orange-Chocolate Smoothie
Good-for-you chocolate: Cacao nibs, no-sugar-added bits made from cacao beans, are high in fiber, iron, and magnesium.
Ingredients: Oranges, whole-milk yogurt, frozen cranberries, honey, lime juice, cacao nibs.
Try this recipe: Cranberry Salsa
Power up: Cranberries are an antioxidant star, second only to blueberries in disease-fighting compounds.
Ingredients: Cranberries, maple syrup, water, sweet onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime zest, lime juice, salt, pepper.
Cranberry-Port-Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Try this recipe: Cranberry-Port-Glazed Pork Tenderloin
Oil change: Avocado oil is excellent for roasting because it has a very high smoke point, and it's healthier than vegetable oil.
Ingredients: Cranberries, cranberry juice, port wine, maple syrup, thyme, Dijon mustard, salt, pepper, butter, red wine vinegar, avocado oil, pork tenderloins.
Seriously Orange Cranberry Sauce
Ingredients: Orange marmalade, orange rind, orange juice, sugar, cranberries
Try this recipe: Seriously Orange Cranberry Sauce