Even if your kids don't have food allergies, you’ll likely be cooking for someone who does this holiday season. So, it’s good to have an allergy-friendly recipe ready in your back pocket. The top eight food allergy triggers include: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, soy and wheat.
Enjoy this recipe to help make an allergy-friendly holiday meal.
Holiday Berry Sauce
(recipe courtesy of Whole Foods Market)
- 6 cups fresh cranberries, rinsed and drained
- 1/2 cup orange juice, more if needed
- 1 16oz. package frozen blueberries
- 1 12oz. package frozen raspberries
- Zest of 1 orange
- 1 1/2 cups agave nectar or honey
- 1 cup sugar, or to taste
- Place cranberries in a large saucepan.
- Add orange juice and cook over medium heat for 7 to 10 minutes or until cranberries start to pop.
- Add blueberries, raspberries, orange zest, nectar and sugar. You may need to add a little more orange juice at this time if the mixture is not slightly wet.
- Cook an additional 10 minutes, mashing cranberries if desired with a potato masher. Let mixture cool before serving.
Serves 12 as a side condiment
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