Monday, October 15, 2012

Cranberry Apple Sauce Recipe

Another one of those healthy secrets in reducing high cholesterol and adding to your HDL are cranberries. Drinking a glass of pure juice a day can provide amazing results studies have shown.  HDL increased your good cholesterol and provides protection to your heart health. LDL lowered overall scores on the bad cholestral.  Everyone already knows cramberries are known to keep the bad bacteria out of the urinary track. Overall a very healthy addition to your diet. 

2 cups apples peeled cored and cubed
1 12 oz bag fresh cranberries
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
pinch of allspice
2 teaspoons orange zest
1 tablespoon canola oil
1/2 cup water
1/4 Amaretto liqueur

Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the sugar, cinnamon, allspice, water, Amaretto, apples and cranberries.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer around 5 to 7 minutes or until the cranberries pop open. Remove from heat stir in the orange rind. Serve chilled with chicken or turkey.

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