While you may only think of cranberries as a jelly-like sauce on the Thanksgiving table, they should be the main star of your diet this autumn. Cranberries are harvested throughout the fall in the Northeast, but you can find them frozen and canned all year long.
Adding fresh, tart cranberries to these scones makes them a true fall treat. Like traditional British tea cakes, these are only lightly sweetened; they’re perfect slathered with butter or fruit preserves. Click here to see the recipe.
Make this quick-cooking savory cranberry chutney with fresh or frozen cranberries. Click here to see the recipe.
Use tart, fresh cranberries to make a simple cranberry-cardamom jam for these filling breakfast muffins. Click here to see the recipe.
Sweet and tart dried cranberries and slightly bitter Brussels sprouts are the base for this quick and easy seasonal salad. Bulgur is par-cooked cracked wheat and cooks in just about 10 minutes, which makes this dish perfect for a light lunch or hearty side dish. Click here to see the recipe.
This light and airy cheesecake is topped with a sweetened kirsch-cranberry sauce. Kirsch is a clear fruit brandy. Click here to see the recipe.
You won’t believe that this savory, roasted cranberry galette is paleo-friendly and gluten-free. Click here to see the recipe.
Add some cranberry juice and frozen cranberries to a glass of bubbly and you’ve got the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail. Click here to see the recipe.
Dried cranberries and a marmalade salad dressing sweeten up sometimes bitter kale. Raw kale can be tough to chew in a salad; make it easy on yourself by rubbing the leaves in your hands, and then thinly slice. Click here to see the recipe.
An alternative to pie for your Thanksgiving menu, this simple cranberry cake is made with basic pantry staples and a bag of fresh cranberries. Click here to see the recipe.
This crunchy salad is a super flavorful side dish. Use a knife to cut off the peel and bitter pith of oranges; slice off the top and bottom and then follow the edge of the orange to remove it all. Click here to see the recipe.
These cookies are the perfect combination of traditions and flavors for Thanksgivukkah this year. Click here to see the recipe.