Healthy Cranberry Sauce Relish

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Use this relish sauce as a spread in a pita with chicken breast and arugula or with cottage cheese and crackers. Any way you serve it up, it adds a nice layer of flavor for those wanting to lose weight or just be healthy. On our healthy weight loss plan, this recipe equals: 2 tablespoons are free or ¼ cup = ¼ fruit and ¼ fat. Makes 4 cups

INGREDIENTS FOR CRANBERRY RELISH

  • 1 10 ounce bag whole unsweetened cranberries
  • 1 green apple peeled and chopped
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 cup coconut sugar (3/4 cup Xyla can be substituted if preferred)
  • 1 cup water

DIRECTIONS FOR MAKING CRANBERRY RELISH

  1. Cook cranberries, sugar and one cup water in saucepan over medium heat for 5 minutes or until skins pop
  2. Add apple, zests, and juices, cook over medium heat for 15 minutes
  3. Remove from heat and add walnuts
  4. Serve chilled
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