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Sponsored: What to do with fresh cranberries

Sponsored: What to do with fresh cranberries

If you think about a bag of fresh cranberries like a tart fruit it may be easier to think about how you can use them. 

1.  Cranberry dessert: Add them to fresh, frozen or canned apples or peaches and make a pie, cobbler or crisp.  Use fresh cranberries  to make bars, cookies or muffins

2. Cranberry salsa: Use a food processor to mince fresh cranberries, add chopped orange or canned mandarin segments and sugar or non-caloric sweeteners (as desired), chopped walnuts, pistachios or pecans and use to top cooked turkey, ham or pork. 

3.  Homemade cranberry sauce: Cook fresh cranberries on your stove top along with water, sugar, and orange zest.

Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian

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