A curation of 12 sunny and delicious citrus recipes featuring oranges, lemons, grapefruits and limes in soups, salads, breakfast and dessert items.
Here’s a question to my friends in the Northern Hemisphere…Are you quite done with winter?
Luckily for us, most citrus fruits are at their peak during these cold winter months. So, if we can manage to stay indoors , crank the heat a little and nosh on a few of these citrus recipes…we might just forget the swirling and chilling weather outdoors.
We could start our ‘ignore the weather’ day with one of Gayle’s broiled grapefruit for breakfast,
and then accompany our grapefruit with a biscuit, muffin, scone or piece of toast dolloped with Amanda’s Lemon Curd.
Or we could shmear our toast or scone with a sunshine infused Orange Marmalade.
Heck, you could even have a peanut butter and marmalade sandwich for lunch too!
Or, knowing we were going to have some incredibly sinful dessert (or 3) later in the day, we could go really light for lunch with an Italian dish of Insalata Arance Olive Nere (Oranges and Black Olives) brought to us from Nicolleta,
And, what if we continued our ‘Let’s pretend it’s not blizzarding outside’ day with a dinner consisting of Jess’s Lemon Orzo Soup with Turkey Meatballs?
accompanied with Florentina’s Orange Avocado Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing?
Or, maybe use Carol’s Rosemary Garlic Potatoes with Lemon Aioli as a side to our already planned main course.
And then comes the hard part…
Should we indulge in Monica’s Glazed Grapefruit Bundt Cake,
Or, do we bake all four because it’s been a particularly rough winter (even if you live in Arizona or Australia…you know it’s been tough for someone, somewhere…right?). If we were really feeling neighborly, we could bake all four and share a sampling with our friends or neighbors.
And while we’re talking ‘sampling’, my perfect restaurant dessert option would be a sampling of every dessert on the menu! Why doesn’t anyone do that? I do hope I’ve given you some great options for bringing a little sunshine to your meals this weekend. If nothing else, then I hope that these gorgeous photos have brightened your day a bit.
So, if the winter blues have you hankering for some sunny citrus recipes, then bookmark this page or pin this image for your future reference.
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