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Cranberry Salsa

A modification of Dr. Amy Miller, OD (Richmond, VA) classic recipe for Thanksgiving. Serve with your main dishes or as an appetizer with chips. Enjoy!

  • Prep Time 10 Minutes
  • Total Time 10 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People

Ingredients

  • 1 bag of fresh cranberries
  • Sweetner of choice (3-4 dates or 1/2 cup sugar or sugar substitute like monkfruit sweetner)
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper (cut into quarters)
  • 1-2 green onion
  • 1-2 tsp cilantro
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 to 1/2 tsp salt (or less to taste)

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processer and blend/pulse until still chunky but incorporated
  2. Refrigerate for 2-4 hours
  3. Enjoy!

Did you know....

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Did you know cranberries:

  • Give you fiber (2 gm in 1/2 cup) and healthy complex carbs (6.6 gm in 1/2 cup)
  • Give you loads of micronutrients like calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, copper, vitamin C, E, K and B-vitamins (B1-thiamin, B2-riboflavin, B3-niacin, B6)
  • (cranberry juice however does not have any fiber)

Did you know cranberries:

  • Can help your immune system
  • Can decrease your blood pressure
  • Can help decrease UTIs
  • can help prevent certain types of cancer (like bladder cancer)