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20 Fresh Cranberry Recipes

Just in time for the holidays, here are twenty delicious recipes made with fresh or frozen cranberries! 

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Cranberry season has arrived and I’m here to tell you there is more to those juicy berries than sauce in a can! Whether you add them to a salad, puree them into smoothies, mash them into pancakes or drizzle them over a pork roast, the options are truly endless. To get you started, here are twenty healthy recipes made with fresh or frozen cranberries.

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta – This sweet and savory side dish is perfect for the holidays and loaded with Fall flavor!
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One Pan Cranberry Balsamic Chicken

This cranberry chicken recipe makes an easy healthy meal for a holiday table. Tangy balsamic marinade keeps the chicken juicy, while cranberries and fresh thyme add flavor! It’s a great meal prep recipe or make ahead meal.
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Cranberry Basil Turkey Sandwich

5 stars
5 minutes
Bright, tart and subtly sweet cranberry sauce is perfectly paired with savory turkey and fresh basil to make the perfect turkey sandwich.
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Roasted Acorn Squash and Quinoa Salad with Cranberries and Orange Maple Tahini Dressing

This healthy quinoa salad is mixed with maple roasted acorn squash, cranberries and oranges for a fall meal that is gluten free and vegan friendly.
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FESTIVE BAKED OATMEAL : ORANGE-INFUSED, WITH DRIED FRUIT, NUTS AND CRANBERRIES

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Orange Cranberry Sorbet Cubes

Use these orange cranberry sorbet cubes to turn your favorite wine, spirits, or soft drinks into refreshing holiday floats. Fun for holiday get-togethers, and easy to make right in your ice cube trays.
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VEGAN CRANBERRY PISTACHIO LOAF

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Gluten Free Cream of Steel Cut Oats with Cranberry

4.67 stars average
25 minutes
Hearty steel cut oats are cooked in cream then swirled with pureed cranberries lightly sweetened with brown sugar. Gluten Free.
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Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Candied Walnuts

We’re in love with this healthy gluten-free Cranberry Quinoa Salad with Candied Walnuts!
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Cranberry Cake with Orange Glaze

With only a few ingredients, this cake is lightly sweet, tart and perfect for any occasion!
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Apple Cranberry Sweet Potato Bake

Nothing says autumn like sweet potatoes and apples. They’re two quintessential favorites of the season, and both are incredibly versatile.
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Slow Cooker Cranberry Sauce

4.07 stars average
3 hours 5 minutes
Loaded with health benefits and requiring only five ingredients, this slow cooker cranberry sauce is the perfect make-ahead side dish for your table.
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Roasted Cranberry Broccoli Salad

Maple syrup roasted cranberries and butternut squash are added to this fall-inspired broccoli salad with toasted croutons, almonds, and pepitas.
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Cranberry Maple Apple Crumb Cake

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Gluten Free Cranberry Maple Lentil Loaf

Gluten free Cranberry Maple Lentil loaf! A vegan holiday dish to add to your table. Lentils, fresh cranberries, nuts, and sautéed veggies all baked up into one healthy and delicious lentil loaf. The Maple glaze topping makes it even more flavorful. Easy to make
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Cranberry Orange Smoothie

5 stars
4 minutes
Leftover cranberry sauce blends with bananas and yogurt to create a rich and creamy smoothie that is perfect for babies, toddlers and kids of all ages.
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Orange Cranberry Baby Friendly Smoothie

Homemade Cranberry Sauce with Maple and Orange

This healthy, homemade cranberry sauce uses only 3 ingredients and is Paleo friendly and refined- sugar-free! It’s ready in 30 minutes and is perfect for Thanksgiving!
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Pomegranate-Topped Apple Cranberry Bundt Cake

This gorgeous Apple Cranberry Bundt Cake is absolutely delicious and made gluten-free, vegan and nut-free so that everyone can have a treat these Holidays!
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Cranberry Moscow Mules

5 stars
10 minutes
These light and refreshing Moscow mules get a splash of color from cranberry juice. The perfect cocktail recipe for entertaining!  
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Moscow Mule Recipe with Cranberry Juice

Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Sauce

5 stars average
3 hours 5 minutes
Sweet apples and tart cranberries come together in this mouth-watering slow cooker apple cranberry sauce. Stir into yogurt, drizzle over ice cream or serve with potato pancakes.
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Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.

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