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Cranberries - a SUPER Superfood!

Cranberries, a low calorie superfood, packs a powerful nutritional punch, containing more disease-fighting antioxidants than strawberries, spinach, red grapes, apples, raspberries or cherries.

Cranberries, a superfood, should not only be enjoyed at holiday time, but all year round. At only 45 calories per cup, these tart little rosy berries pack a powerful punch, containing more disease-fighting antioxidants than the best of them.  They beat out strawberries, spinach, red grapes, apples, raspberries and cherries – only the blueberry can top the cranberry in antioxidant content, not to mention high levels of Vitamin C and fiber.

Take advantage of fresh cranberries this time of year, but remember frozen cranberries are available year-round in the frozen food aisle.

I especially like this recipe, because it combines tart and sweet, is fast and simple to make AND it is sooooooo DELICIOUS. EnJOY!

2 pounds fresh raw cranberries – sorted, washed and drained
½  cup maple syrup

4 pitted Medjool dates
1 cup fresh orange juice
4 medium apples, julienned
1 t dried orange rind
1 c walnuts, coarsely chopped

With the “S” blade, coarsely process cranberries, maple syrup, dates, OJ, and orange rind.

Remove mixture to a large bowl and add julienned apples and walnuts. 

Adjust sweetness to suit your taste.

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Santé…To Your Health!

Sue Ansari RN

www.cancer-proofyourlife.com

www.santetoyourhealth.org

MICancerCoach

Raw Food Chef and Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

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