Orange – Mango Smoothie with Lime & Ginger: #SundaySupper

orange mango ginger smoothie

Orange mango smoothie with lime and ginger for a heart healthy start to the day. A couple of months ago, I was offered a Ninja blender and I have LOVED using it for all kinds of things. But the things I've enjoyed making the most are smoothies and juices. They're a great way to start the day on a healthy foot, and they just make me feel good. Sometimes I just use what's in the refrigerator - oranges, ginger, kale, and apples. Other times, I look at what I have in the freezer - berries, ...

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Mamma’s Orange Rolls: #SundaySupper

Orange Refrigerator Rolls slider

My great-grandmother's recipe for melt-in-your mouth orange sweet rolls with hints of cinnamon and cardamom. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza, this is the time of year we celebrate the circles of family, friendship, and community. We revisit childhood memories and Christmases passed, and create new ones to treasure. We exchange gifts with people close to us, to thank them for being in our lives and contributing to who we are, and who ...

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Orange Ricotta Crepes & Kumquat Compote

Ricotta Crepes with Lillet Kumquat Compote

Orange flavored dessert crepes filled with ricotta and cream cheese, topped with a candied kumquat compote, Lillet, and honey. When I was in school a few years ago, one of my favorite desserts that took me completely by surprise was a ricotta pie topped with a tangle of candied kumquats. It was that perfect balance of sweet and well, not so sweet, for me. So when I taught a class on making crepes last winter for the local Community College, I decided ...

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Moroccan Orange Salad with Quinoa

Orange Moroccan Salad with Arugula and Quinoa

Moroccan salad of oranges and kalamata olives dressed in a spicy vinaigrette. Add peppery arugula and quinoa for a vegetarian main dish. The topic for this month's Bloghop is Citrus, which is a perfect theme for this time of year for two big reasons. First, because I'm ready for lots of fruits and veggies after the holidays. I should add, that doesn't mean I won't be posting some citrus desserts this month, just that I'm not starting with ...

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