cranberry sauce in bowl

Healthy Cranberry Sauce

Skip the canned stuff – this healthy cranberry sauce is quick and easy to make! It requires about ten minutes and only five ingredients. Sweetened only with maple syrup, it’s the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving menu

Prep: 5Cook: 10Total: 15 minutes


  • 12 oz fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 large orange, juice and zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme


  1.  Add all ingredients to saucepan and heat over medium heat until boiling
  2.  Reduce heat and allow cranberries to burst .This should take about ten minutes
  3. Once burst, smash cranberries with fork or potato masher
  4. Heat until sauce has thickened
  5. Once thickened, allow to cool
Author: Erin