Notes from the Kitchen: Craisins Challenge

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This month Ocean Spray is conducting a nationwide taste taste between Craisins Dried Cranberries and raisins. I recently participate in this fun swap from raisins to Craisins by adding them in everything from cookies to breakfast bars. These vibrant cranberries have double the antioxidants of raisins, are an amazing source of fiber and equal one serving of fruit. I loved testing out this tangy and sweet cranberries

Are you ready to make the switch? After you participate in this fun swap you can be entered in the Ocean Spray swap contest where you will have the chance to win a grand prize of $5,000 and instant prizes on Make the Swap Mondays '?? including gift cards and free Craisins® Dried Cranberries.

Here are more fun facts about craisins!

    • Craisins Dried Cranberries have double the antioxidants and the same amount of sugar as the leading brand of raisins, plus unique cranberry health benefits.
    • A 1/3 cup of Ocean Spray Craisins Dried Cranberries provides the same urinary tract health benefits as one serving of cranberry juice cocktail.
    • Craisins Dried Cranberries are fat-free, cholesterol-free and have no artificial flavors, preservatives or trans-fat and are a good source of fiber to help curb your hunger longer than many snacks.
    • One serving of Craisins Dried Cranberries meets 25 percent of your daily recommended fruit needs.

    Need some Inspiration:
    Adding a dash of dried fruit during meals or snack time is a great way to get an extra serving of fruit any time. In fact, 1/4 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries equals one serving of fruit or ½ cup of fresh fruit. So the next time you reach for raisins, grab Craisins® Dried Cranberries instead '?? they can punctuate any meal or snack time with a healthy, delicious twist!

    BREAKFAST:
    Toss Craisins Dried Cranberries into yogurt, hot or cold cereal or add a healthy kick to everyday breakfast foods.

    LUNCH:
    Give a traditional salad a zesty twist by adding Craisins Dried Cranberries for a sweet and tangy punch.

    DINNER:
    Create the perfect glaze or dipping sauce to spice up your favorite meat or fish dish.

    For more information, please visit: http://craisinschallenge.com/

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