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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we had to make a delicious and nutritious cranberry sauce that people actually want to eat…unlike the canned stuff you typically find at your Thanksgiving feast.
This cranberry sauce tangy and sweet with a hint of orange and ginger, making it something you actually want to give thanks for! Plus it’s loaded with vitamins and minerals to keep your body happy too!
Cranberries are a super sour berry with extremely powerful benefits from antioxidants. Anthocyanins are the extremely potent antioxidants that give cranberries their beautiful red color. Not only that, but they are responsible for the anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory benefits. The proanthocyanidins are related to prohibiting the overgrowth of bacteria, which explains cranberries prevention in UTI’s and stomach ulcers.
Oranges are extremely high in vitamin C and their bitter skin contains flavanaoids that helps the vitamin C work more effectively at removing free radicals. The peel also has anti-inflammatory benefits and aids in digestion.
Apples are a good source of soluble fiber and antioxidants, especially quercetin, which is great for your immune system. It is important to consume the whole apple, including the skin because there is an interaction between the skin and flesh that makes the apples so great for your health!
Ginger is a booster food that is amazing for your digestion, immune system, and metabolism!
Let us know what you think of this recipe! Do you have a healthy cranberry sauce that you like to make for your family during the holidays? What other recipes do you want to see healthified for Thanksgiving? Let us know here, on Instagram, or on our Facebook page! Peace and Love, HR!