-- Give other beverages a shot of color, flavor and antioxidants by
substituting regular ice cubes for frozen cranberry cubes - just pour
cranberry juice in ice cube trays and freeze. Create a fun frozen drink
to enjoy poolside by adding these cranberry cubes to a margarita mix.
-- Mix up a refreshing summer smoothie using cranberry juice, low-fat
yogurt, a banana and your favorite frozen fruits, such as frozen fresh
cranberries or mangoes. Sweeten with honey to taste.
-- Make a zesty, tangy cranberry salsa by mixing up whole berry cranberry
sauce, tomatoes, onions, jalapeno peppers, cilantro leaves, garlic, red
pepper and lime juice. Serve it on top of a burger or with tortilla
-- Simmer cranberry sauce with honey to make a light and simple glaze for
grilled salmon, chicken or pork. Serve with dried cranberry-studded
cous cous or rice pilaf.
-- Sprinkle dried sweetened cranberries over almost any salad or mix them
into a chicken or tuna salad recipe.
For cranberry recipes and more information, visit http://www.uscranberries.com.
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2) USDA Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods - 2007. http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=15866.
3) Avorn J., Monane M., Gurwitz JH., Glynn RJ, Choodnovskiy L., Lipsitz
LA. Reduction of bacteriuria and pyuria after ingestion of cranbe
|SOURCE Cranberry Marketing Committee|
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