Crazy Simple Fresh Cranberry Sauce With Herbs

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Crazy Simple Fresh Cranberry Sauce With Herbs

Are you used to eating cranberry sauce from a can? Well I’m here to change all of that for you with our crazy simple homemade Cranberry Sauce with Fresh Herbs. After you try this recipe, you’ll never buy from a can again! 

Crazy Simple Fresh Cranberry Sauce With Herbs

When you think about the holidays, cranberry sauce is right there on the table with homemade biscuits and butter. Family dinner just isn’t the same without it. 
However, one thing you don’t need on your holiday table is harmful ingredients. 

I’m not exactly sure when the shift between making everything from scratch and eating out of a box and can took place, but I do know from scratch cooking taste better and is better for you.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce only needs 3 ingredients: Cranberries, Water and Sugar. So why the need for high fructose corn syrup and more corn syrup? Avoid food with HFC and make your own in less than ten minutes. 

If you would like to learn more about GMO’s and organic eating, click here for our article. 

Crazy Simple Homemade Fresh Cranberry Sauce with herbs by My Homestead Life

In addition to obesity and cancer, HFCS has also been linked to leaky gut syndrome and many other health issues. If you would like to learn more about HFCS click here. 

Fresh Cranberry Sauce With Herbs Ingredients

Honestly, I was shocked to discover how easy cranberry sauce was to make. I now stock up on fresh cranberries when they are in season and freeze them so I can make my own sauce all year long. 

  • 12 oz of Fresh Cranberries
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1 Cup Organic Cane Sugar
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • Zest of One Orange
  • 1 Tsp Of Fresh Chopped Rosemary




  1. Place all of your ingredients into a 1 quart saucepan
  2. Cover and cook over med-high heat
  3. Bring to boil, stir and reduce heat to a simmer
  4. Simmer for 5 mins
  5. Stir and mash the cranberries with the back of your spoon
  6. Remove from heat and let cool
  7. Take out the cinnamon sticks and store in fridge until ready to use

The Perfect Match

This cranberry sauce goes perfect on top of herb infused cream cheese for any holiday gathering. 

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