Salute to Winter Citrus!

I was sidetracked by winter citrus this afternoon. It ravished me with its zingy aroma, shiny tart rind and juicy alluring flavor.

See my Salute to Winter Citrus, with more photos (just call me the citrus paparazzi) and a few of my favorite citrus-infused recipes!...

Totally into my work, but feeling those 4pm blues of fatigue, I needed some zing. Energy. Hydration. Winter citrus to the rescue!..

..I took a citrus break to peel open one bright orange farmer's market satsuma - perfectly chilled from the fridge. Sweet, succulent, velvety in texture. These perfectly sweet, not too acidic gems could even be described as creamy. Like biting into a tall glass of orchard-fresh juice.

My one-satsuma snack quickly turned into a citrus bonanza. I crafted a piled high plate filled with vibrant, vitamin-C infused sunshine: white grapefruit and satsumas.

Dear winter citrus season, please don't ever leave me. It's always sunny with a bright orange satsuma in the palm of your hand.

I loooove white grapefruit..

21 Vegan Citrus Recipe Favorites

1. Frosted Citrus Margarita/Daquiri
2. Zesty Citrus Butternut Squash Dip with arugula
3. Chocolate Clementine Muffins
4. Winter Harvest Pasta Bowl - squash and citrus
5. Vibrant Orange Juice Frosty - LOVE this smoothie.
6. Fizzy Blood Orangeade - get thirsty with these yummy photos
7. Trio of Aqua Frescas - including my Citrus Peach "lazy fresca" recipe
8. Crispy Mandarin Chick'n Orange Salad - with Gardein
9. Mandarin Tofu Cashew Rice Bowl - meal in a bowl - use fresh mini mandarins or satsumas
10. Blueberry Citrus Waffles
11. Cinnamon Citrus French Toast
12. Grapefruit-Cado Smoothie
13. Totally Tropical OJ Smoothie - island daydream approved
14. Orange Glow Muffins - spicy citrus breakfast muffin!
15. Fennel Arugula Citrus Salad - I love fennel/citrus together and the avocado is a perfect touch
16. Triple Citrus Lemonade
17. Spicy Carrot Mimosa
18. Strawberry Lemonade - use fresh winter lemons for lemonade
19. Smoky Tempeh Wrap with Citrus Carrot Slaw
20. Sugar Snap Pea Grapefruit Maple Nut Salad - snap pea salad with citrus!
21. Sugar Roasted Grapefruit - elegant for brunch

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