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sugar-free cranberry sauce

Contributed by: Zenna LiberAdded: Jan 09, 2012 at 02:11 PM


Simple cranberry sauce made with no added sweeteners that can be used as a sauce, condiment, dressing or as a snack. Store in refrigerator for approximately one week. Dehydrates well also.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Other
  • 3 cups washed, ripe cranberries
  • 2 medium sized apples, peeled, cored & chopped
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups water
How to make it:
  1. wash and sort cranberries - discard bruised or soft berries.
  2. wash, peel, core and chop 2 apples (fuji or gala apples are great in this recipe).
  3. In 2 medium sized pots, bring 1 cup water to a boil (1 cup in each).
  4. In pot 1, add cranberries and return to boil.
  5. reduce cranberries to medium heat and stir frequently; 10 minutes. (As cranberries cook, they will pop and splash, you may wish to cover them.)
  6. In pot 2, add the lemon juice and apples and return to a boil.
  7. cover apples, reduce heat to medium and stir occasionally; 5-7 minutes, until fork-tender.
  8. when apples are ready, put in blender with 1/2 remaining liquid and purée (add more liquid if needed).
  9. pour puréed apples into pot with cranberries and stir well.
  10. makes approximately 3 cups

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider1 ,2 N N N N N N N A
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pear/Pear Juice1 ,2 ,3 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help the body to detoxify.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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