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Cranberry Chutney

The one food I get most request for recipe is my Cranberry chutney. It’s such easy thing to make and takes almost no time so I love making this and giving it away as gift when my imagination is on vacation. Cranberries are terrific food but again a food many don’t use or eat besides on Thanks Giving. I love juicing cranberries and blend them with beet juice. I also love eating dried cranberries. Cranberries contains a lot of antioxidants, specially the dried ones. Fresh cranberries has a antibacterial components so it a great fruit to eat/drink if you have a urinary tract infection. My chutney is nice addition to pretty much everything, pan fried tofu, seitan or bean patties. To make it easy for everyone here is my recipe so enjoy.

Cranberry chutney, makes one large jar
I bag fresh cranberries
1 cup water
1 cup brown sugar
cranberries
3 cloves grounded 
1 tsp ginger powder or use fresh
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup peeled and chopped apple
1 cup raisins
Place everything in a pot and bring to boil. Boil for 5 minutes or to you hear the cranberries pop. Be careful since they can pop on you. Take cranberries of the stove and let sit until completely cool. Pour into clean glass jars. Enjoy!!!

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Fredrica Syren, the author and founder of Green-Mom.com, was born in Sweden. Her mother was a classically trained chef who introduced her to many eclectic flavors and skills at a young age. Her mom’s passion for the outdoors and gardening planted the seed for her own love of nature and healthy eating. She received a degree in journalism and has worked as a print, Internet and broadcasting journalist for many years with big businesses within Europe and the United States. After her mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she with pre-cancer, Fredrica changed her career to become a full time yoga teacher and activist. A longtime world traveler, foodie and career woman, she was exposed to many facets of life, but nothing inspired her more than becoming a mom. After her first-born, Fredrica began a food blog focusing on local, seasonal, organic & vegetarian dishes. Years of food blogging developed into the cookbook Yummy in My Tummy, Healthy Cooking for the Whole Family. Upon the arrival of her second child, Fredrica founded Green-Mom.com. Her vision was to establish a site providing insight about gardening, home and personal care, baby & child, and of course food & nutrition. Green-Mom.com hosts many talented writers shedding light on ways to incorporate eco-friendly and nutritious practices for busy families. She is an advocate for organic, local and sustainable businesses. Fredrica hopes to inspire social change through her lifestyle, passion and business. Fredrica lives with her husband James Harker-Syren and their three children in San Diego, CA.

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