What do you think of when you think of an orange? I think of warm weather and a dose of vitamin C! In other words, I think of delicious colorful dishes and a cure for when I’m not feeling one-hundred percent. What a combination. Not only can you make some seriously epic citrus-y meals, but you can benefit from the amazing health benefits that this mega fruit offers!
When I am feeling under the weather one of my go to routines is to bust out my simple hand juicer and have some fresh squeezed OJ. I supplement with vitamin C daily, but there’s just something about fresh squeezed orange juice that makes me feel all happy and healthy.
Alternatively, when I am making a dish for company I go right to oranges for the bright color and perfect citrus flavor. Last month I taught a cooking class here in Boston and my Tropical Ceviche was a major hit. Generally speaking, ceviche uses raw seafood, but in this ceviche I used precooked shrimp. Not everyone at your dinner party may be up for raw, so I make it this way to accommodate all my guests. It is absolutely the perfect no cook appetizer to make when entertaining!
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Tropical Green Smoothie from With Food and Love
Citrus Chicken from Edible Mosaic
Sesame Orange Beef Stir Fry from Everyday Maven
Chocolate Dipped Oranges with Sea Salt from The Lemon Bowl
Duck a l’Orange from Primal Palate
Orange Sesame Chicken from Fit Foodie Finds
Roasted Orange Beet Noodle Pasta from Inspiralized
Orange Date Smoothie from Running to the Kitchen
Citrus Salad with Pomegranate, Mint, and Pistachios from The View from the Great Island
Orange Sriracha Chicken from Nom Nom Paleo
Good Morning Juice from Nosh and Nourish
Orange Spiked Beet and Walnut Spread from Farm Fresh Feasts
Orange Carrot Ginger Juice from Gimme Some Oven
Cranberry Orange Scones from Elena’s Pantry
Let’s hear it- what is your favorite way to eat an orange?
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