The Classic Holiday Staple is Incorporated into Odd Places

 - Dec 14, 2012
In the past, cranberry recipes were limited to the classic cran sauce accompanying Christmas dinner and the occasional tangy dessert, but more recently, this adorable berry is popping up in everything from grilled cheese sandwiches to cupcakes. Mostly associated with holiday season, cranberries add a tangy-sweet spin to everything they touch -- this is something modern foodies have found out and capitalized on.

Aside from their tasty traits, cranberries have tons of health benefits that have made them very popular in the age of the health craze. Improving everything from the immunity system to blood flow, these berries may be little, but they pack a definite punch. So next time you're whipping up a fresh salad or a bunch of cupcakes, toss in a few of these bad boys and see if you've hit the next big cranberry recipe.