Our Best Healthy Cranberry Recipes
Not only are cranberries delicious, they’re also packed with disease-fighting antioxidants. Add them to your diet with these yummy recipes
Broccoli, Cranberry & Almond Salad
Usually this dish would contain mayo but this one uses low-fat yogurt instead. Even the kids will love this salad’s sweet taste!
Get the recipe: Broccoli, Cranberry & Almond Salad
This energizing cranberry smoothie with a festive looks boosts HDL (“good”) cholesterol, and the cranberries are also a good source of vitamin C-potentially boosting your immune system during cold and flu season. The coconut water hydrates, helping to counter the dry winter air.
Get the recipe: Cranberry-Ginger Smoothie
Apple Cranberry Sangria
To make this apple cranberry sangria recipe truly local, make sure to adapt the ingredients depending on what is available in your area.
Get the recipe: Apple Cranberry Sangria
Cranberry Semifreddo with Toasted Almond Meringue
This almond-based dessert consists of 3 layers-a cranberry semifreddo, cranberry sorbet and crunchy toasted almond meringue.
Get the recipe: Cranberry Semifreddo with Toasted Almond Meringue
Brown and Wild Rice, Walnut and Dried Cranberry Salad
This festive brown and wild rice salad boasts sweet cranberries, heart-healthy walnuts and a splash of citrus flavour. Most of the salad can be prepared ahead of time-just add the chopped vegetables right before serving.
Get the recipe: Brown and Wild Rice, Walnut and Dried Cranberry Salad
Open-faced Turkey Sandwiches with Cranberry Almond Sauce
Make your own homemade cranberry sauce this season and use a handful of almonds to enhance your main course or add crunch to those challenging leftovers! Pair our tangy almond-cranberry sauce with sliced turkey for a quick and tasty sandwich that’s sure to satisfy.
Get the recipe: Open-faced Turkey Sandwiches with Cranberry Almond Sauce
A morning smoothie is a great way to get a serving of important fertility foods like calcium-rich yogurt and orange juice, which is a good source of folate.
Get the recipe: Cranberry-Raspberry Smoothie
Mulled Cider and Cranberry
Both apples and cranberries are at their best in the fall. This recipe brings together these two great autumn flavours to make a delicious warm drink.
Get the recipe: Mulled Cider and Cranberry
Orange Cranberry Torte
This scrumptious holiday treat is the perfect way to end your festive meal. Antioxidant-packed cranberries and omega-3-rich walnuts give this dessert a healthy kick.
Get the recipe: Orange Cranberry Torte
Apple and Cranberry Cake Topped with Hazelnuts and Pecans
This moist apple cake is ideal for brunch or as a snack. Granny Smith apples are a perfect choice for this recipe because they resist well to baking and are succulent with cranberries. Golden apples are also a good substitute.
Get the recipe: Apple and Cranberry Cake Topped with Hazelnuts and Pecans
Goat’s Cheese and Cranberry Strudel
An impressive centrepiece for a festive vegetarian meal, this crisp phyllo pastry ring is filled with mushrooms, hazelnuts, vivid, tart cranberries and cubes of tangy goat’s cheese. Serve with cranberry sauce and a mixed leaf salad.
Get the recipe: Goat’s Cheese and Cranberry Strudel
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