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Cranberries – A Super Food


Cranberries are now in season – and they are a great super food to enjoy as part of your cold weather meals!

Why cranberries are a super food:

  • Cranberries are packed with antioxidants and is an anti-inflammatory.
  • Cranberries help prevent urinary tract infections.
  • Cranberries may help increase your HDL (good) cholesterol levels.
  • Cranberries have also been shown to help promote good oral health.

Here is a great cranberry and apple salad!


10 ounces mixed salad greens

2 apples, sliced

3/4 cup cranberries

3/4 cup crushed walnuts

2 green onions, sliced


Combine all ingredients.  Toss with a 1/2 cup vinaigrette dressing if desired. Serves 8.




Photo courtesy James Barker/freedigitalphotos.net.



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