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Cranberry-Orange Smoothie

I usually have a few bags of frozen cranberries in my freezer this time of year. During the holidays, I buy a some extra bags of fresh cranberries and freeze them so I can use them later, for random recipes I come across. Like this Cranberry-Orange Smoothie, which I found at Williams-Sonoma. The cranberry-orange flavors in this smoothie are so good together and I used honey to sweeten it instead of agave nectar, which was used in the original recipe. It has just the right amount of sweetness and if you like cranberries, I’m sure you will love this smoothie!

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Cranberry-Orange Quick Bread

Quick breads make a great snack or breakfast and brunch item, and this Cranberry-Orange Quick Bread is especially nice for this time of year! This quick bread is made with fresh or frozen cranberries, but you could also substitute dried cranberries if you prefer. I like it best with fresh cranberries! There’s some orange juice and orange extract to give it a nice citrus flavor—and you can also add a little orange zest if you like.

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Apple-Cranberry Muffins

Apple-Cranberry Muffins are a great winter muffin, and it definitely feels like winter right now! For those of you who are snowed-in or iced-in, baking muffins is a great way to pass the time and make your kitchen feel warm and cozy! Plus, you get to enjoy eating muffins! Win, win, win! 🙂

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Chocolate Chip Cranberry Nut Bars

Today has been a cold, snowy day and what better way to spend it than doing some baking? I had some fresh cranberries in my fridge and I thought it would be yummy to make something with cranberries and chocolate! There’s a recipe over at OceanSpray.com that I modeled my recipe after. I added some chocolate chips and vanilla extract to the batter for a little extra flavor.

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