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Cranberry Sauce
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Nov 03, 2007 at 00:42 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 2 cups fresh cranberries
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon compliant citrus zest (I used lime, orange would probably be best)
  • 5 Tablespoons pineapple juice concentrate
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Rinse cranberries and discard mushy ones.
  2. Bring water to boil in medium pot, add cranberries and pineapple juice concentrate.
  3. Boil, slightly higher than a simmer, for 10-15 minutes, stirring often towards the end, till berries burst and sauce thickens.
  4. Remove from heat and add vanilla if using.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cranberry1 B B B B B B N N
Pineapple Juice1 B B N N B B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Lime/Lime Juice1 B N N B N N N N
Orange/Orange Juice1 ,2 A A A A N N A A

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

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

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Nov 03, 2007 at 00:42 AM By: Lola