Low Sugar Keto Cranberry Sauce Recipe
I'm very excited to share my recipe for Keto Cranberry Sauce!
As we approached the holidays, my husband asked if I could create a keto cranberry sauce recipe! One that wouldn't leave him missing out on one of his favorite holiday dishes.
Inspired to create an end result with full flavor, I played around with some 'secret ingredients' until I got the flavors just right. This Keto Cranberry Sauce is utter cranberry perfection. Just a little bit goes a long way.
Did you know that cranberries only have 4 grams of sugar in 1 cup of whole berries?
This means you CAN have your Cranberry Sauce while on a Keto Diet. All you have to do is make it yourself. It's really very easy and after you've made it once, you'll never want that stuff in the can ever again.
The amount of Stevia and Monk Fruit Sweetener are starting guidelines in this keto Cranberry Sauce recipe. You'll want to adjust the sweetness to your taste. Remember, that cranberry sauce should be tart so that a tablespoon or so of the finished sauce tastes amazing on your Thanksgiving turkey.
The Secret Ingredients
Especially relevant is the quality of Essential Oil used in this recipe. Ingesting a poor quality essential oil can be unsafe. Chemical additives and questionable ingredients are put in most essential oils on the market. I ONLY recommend Young Living Vitality essential oils for internal use. I would never ingest any brand of essential oil other than Young Living. Therefore, I would never recommend anyone else ingest any other brand of essential oil.
Unfortunately, the majority of brands on the market are cut with synthetic chemicals and very diluted. Check out www.seedtoseal.com for information about Young Living's industry leading quality control standards. Visit their farms, ask questions and above all never stop approaching everything with many many questions and a healthy level of skepticism.
Low Sugar Keto Cranberry Sauce
You can have your cranberry sauce at Thanksgiving while on a Keto Diet!
- In a large saucepan, combine water and granulated monk fruit sweetener and heat over medium until sugars are dissolved.
- Add cranberries and your 2 large pieces of orange rind (optional). Bring to a boil over medium high heat. You will hear cranberries begin to "pop". Reduce heat to medium low so that the cranberry mixture retains a simmer. Stir every minute or so to ensure even heating.
- Simmer for 20 - 25 minutes until mixture is thickened. Turn off heat and remove pan from any hot heating surface.
- Taste test once cooled and stir in additional stevia drops if more sweetener is needed for your family's tastes. We like ours slightly tart!
- Let cool and store in a GLASS container for up to 1 week in your refrigerator.
For Orange or Tangerine Young Living Essential Oil -- DO NOT USE ANY OTHER BRAND. ALWAYS READ LABELS and check for Do Not Ingest or Do Not Take Internally Young Living Essential Oils are the only one's we trust to take internally. I would not recommend any other brand currently on the market. You may purchase Young Living Essential Oils from my website here: http://oils.wholebodyliving.com or from a local distributor!
Substitutions For Low Sugar Keto Cranberry Sauce Recipe
You can replace the Orange Vitality Essential Oil by Young Living with the juice of 1 fresh Orange and 1 TBS of the rind (finely grated). Note that this substitution will increase the sugar in this Cranberry Sauce Recipe. If you're determined to keep this low sugar, experiment with just using the rind.
This is a “family” sized recipe. You could easily cut this in half to serve a smaller group.
Make this up days in advance and keep it in the refrigerator for up to one week. This is a beautiful and delicious addition to your holiday meal.
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Tara is a Certified Holistic Health Coach who specializes in whole body health & wellness through holistic principles. Her passion is creating low-carb, grain-free, keto-friendly recipes and helping others learn the whole-body benefits of a ketogenic lifestyle.
When she isn't creating recipes in the kitchen, you can find her hanging with her kids, immersed in a good book, traveling with her husband, attending various educational conferences or just relaxing with her four cats!