FOOD OF THE WEEK – CRANBERRIES!
Lustrous, deep, scarlet red cranberries are the berry of choice during the holidays lending their festive color and tart flavor to seasonal celebrations.
Fresh, frozen, dried or juiced, cranberries are naturally tart and sour — though dried and frozen varieties are sometimes sweetened — and have become a holiday must-have for condiments to salads to baked goods to stuffings. Plus, a 55g serving of whole, raw cranberries is a good source of vitamin C, dietary fiber and manganese.
CRANBERRY ORANGE GREEN SMOOTHIE
5 minutes, 1 serving, 250 calories per serving, gluten-free, vegan
- 1/2 cup cranberries, frozen
- 1 frozen banana
- 1.5 cups unsweetened almond milk
- 1 orange, peeled
- 1 cup baby spinach leaves
- pinch of cinnamon
- Add cranberries, banana, orange, spinach, almond milk and cinnamon to blender.
- Blend for 15-20 seconds.
- Pour into a glass and enjoy!
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