Simple Spiced Cranberry Sauce

Ayurveda suggests that we have all 6 tastes in our meal to feel nourished, satisfied and to prevent over eating and cravings.

Cranberries are astringent and sour and make a wonderful addition drizzled over any meal.  Like a chutney, it can add the one last missing ayurvedic tastes on your plate.

Simple Spiced Cranberry Sauce


  • 8-12 ounces of fresh cranberries
  • 1.5 cups of succanat
  • 1.5 cups of fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup of filtered water
  • pinch of salt
  • 1t powdered cinnamon
  • 1/2t powdered nutmeg
  • pinch of powdered cardamom


  1. Place all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat to a simmer and stir occasionally until mixture liquid is reduced and you have a jelly like consistency.
  3. Drizzle over everything and enjoy!

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