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Cranberry, Brown Rice and Chickpea Side Dish

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Here is a tasty side dish using cranberries, whole gains, and chickpeas. Good to try over the holidays. Feel free to add in your favorite chopped veggies for extra flavor. Cranberries as well as spices like ginger may have properties beneficial for our health. So make sure you spice up your meals this fall! Continue reading

Cranberry & Cucumber Potato Salad

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Here is another simple summer recipe that doesn’t require turning on the oven. It is easy to substitute a few of the veggies with your favorites or what you have on hand. The cranberries do add a different flavor. This salad makes a nice side dish to take to a party or BBQ.

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Cranberry Cilantro Quinoa Salad

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As the weather gets warmer it is a great time to give the oven a break and make healthy and delicious salads. I recently made this Cranberry & Cilantro Quinoa Salad. I found it quick and fairly simple to make. Basically if you know how to cook quinoa and chop up some veggies then you are all set. This recipe does make 8 servings so it would be great for a bringing to a BBQ or picnic. If you are just cooking for yourself that is okay too. You will just have some tasty leftovers for later! This quinoa salad is unique because it features cranberries. Research studies have been showing that cranberries may have some beneficial effects in the body. Continue reading