Healthy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

1 (12-oz.) bag fresh cranberries
Chopped dates, amount depends on how sweet you want it
          (about 6 large dates)
1 chopped apple (optional)

Add cranberries, dates and apple to about a half cup of water
in a pot on the stovetop and heat until boiling. Simmer for
about ten minutes until the cranberries pop and the sauce
thickens, stirring often. May be served hot or cold.