Cranberry Recipes for Healthy Teeth

Eat fresh cranberries while they’re in season for a clean bill of health at the dentist

Cranberry Recipes for Healthy Teeth

Marnley/Cooking with Books

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.

Cream Scones with Fresh Cranberries

Aurelie Jouan

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.

Cranberry Chutney

Christina Lakey/Food Apparel

Make this quick-cooking savory cranberry chutney with fresh or frozen cranberries. Click here to see the recipe.

Cranberry Cardamom Swirl Muffins

Marnley/Cooking with Books

Use tart, fresh cranberries to make a simple cranberry-cardamom jam for these filling breakfast muffins. Click here to see the recipe.

Bulgur Salad with Cranberries and Brussels Sprouts

Julie Ruggirello

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.

Cranberry Cheesecake

Betsy/Desserts Required

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.

Cranberry Roasted Garlic Galette

Lisi/Worth Every Chew

You won’t believe that this savory, roasted cranberry galette is paleo-friendly and gluten-free. Click here to see the recipe.

Cranberry Mimosas

Andi/Weary Chef

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.

Sweet and Savory Kale Salad

Mary Helen Leonard/Mary Makes Dinner

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.

Cranberry Cake with Warm Butter Glaze

Claire Printz/Lemon Jelly Cake

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.

Fennel and Orange Salad

Theresa/Food Hunter’s Guide

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.

Cranberry Orange Rugelach

Beth/OMG Yummy

These cookies are the perfect combination of traditions and flavors for Thanksgivukkah this year. Click here to see the recipe.

Cranberry Raspberry Mini Tarts

Diane Williams/Homemade Food Junkie

Single-serving tarts are filled with cheesecake and topped with an easy cranberry-raspberry sauce (made with store-bought cranberry sauce). Click here to see the recipe.