Cranberry Sauce

Total: 20 minutes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

The vibrant color and taste of this plant-based, whole-food favorite made with fresh cranberries will be sure to please at your next holiday gathering.


  • 1 cup apple juice
  • ¼ cup brown rice syrup
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 12 oz bag fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1 Pinch sea salt (optional)


  1. In a saucepan, mix apple juice with rice syrup and maple syrup. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add the cranberries and cinnamon while turning the flame down. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes until the cranberries are soft.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon zest.
  4. Refrigerate.


  • For more variety, add orange, raisins, apples or nuts to the mixture.