The Easiest Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce… EVER!!!

The Easiest Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce… EVER!!!

Canned cranberry sauce is loaded with additional sweeteners, whether sugar or high fructose corn syrup. A 14 oz can of Ocean Spray cranberry sauce contains a whopping 24 g of sugar per serving!  To put this in perspective, a 12 oz can of Mt Dew contains 31 g sugar per serving! That is some truly ugly math!

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Oil-Free Arugula Pesto

Oil-Free Arugula Pesto

Arugula is another plant of the Brassica family (Brassica eruca) also known as cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables are naturally high in antioxidants and fiber. Native to the Mediterranean region, arugula is a natural source of vitamins A & K, Potassium and Calcium. Arugula is also high in nitrates, containing 18% more nitrates than kale. Nitrates are a natural means to combat hypertension and protect individuals at risk of heart attack. So, pretty important stuff!

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Acorn Squash & Ginger Soup

Acorn Squash & Ginger Soup

Acorn squash is a seasonal, flavorful source of potassium, iron, calcium, and vitamin C. The seeds of acorn squash may be roasted and eaten, like pumpkin or sunflower seeds.

Acorn squash stores easy, staying fresh for up to 3 months in cool dry areas away from extreme temperatures and direct light. Their meat can also be processed, pureed and frozen for up to one year. Prep for next year’s holiday bash, this year!

This recipe uses fresh ginger, which packs a hefty throat-punch! If you are too much of a little baby we recommend reducing the ginger by half. But if you are tough enough, go all in and put your face into the heart of Autumn, like a BOSS!

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Spooky Rice-Cooker Pumpkin Cake

Spooky Rice-Cooker Pumpkin Cake

The harvest season is upon us as thoughts turn to pumpkins and spice. Spooky faces, bats and cats do their macabre dance in homage to things past. Ah Halloween, this is truly the most wonderful time of year! ecoRDN has been hard at work in our creepy lab concocting another set-it-and-forget-it sweet rice-cooker hit, this time in the form of a ‘spooky’ pumpkin cake. Spice up your Halloween parties with this aromatic, seasonal recipe. It’s great, we’ve been having it for dessert and are so excited to share this original recipe with you!

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