20 Recipes to Eat Your Vitamin C Because It’s Citrus Season

It’s winter folks, and that means citrus is in season! With all the hearty foods and warming cocktails, biting into a  citrus dish is the refreshing break we all need. It’s like nature’s little way of making sure we get all the vitamin C we need during the cold season.

If you’re looking for a refreshing pick me up, try one of these 20 irresistible citrus recipes.

1. Citrus Fennel and Avocado Salad

Foodie Crush

It simply doesn’t get fresher than this Citrus Fennel and Avocado Salad.

2. Spicy Shrimp and Citrus Salad

Lexis Clean Kitchen

A bed of greens topped with spicy shrimp, 2 kinds of oranges, grapefruit, as well as a grapefruit vinaigrette is precisely the winter pick me up you needed.

Get the recipe here.

3. Winter Citrus Butter Salmon

How Sweet It Is

Herb-buttered salmon topped with a winter citrus salsa of blood orange, cara cara orange, and jalapeño will have you anxiously digging in, no plate required.

Get the recipe here.

4. Broiled Lemon-Honey Arctic Char with Citrus Sauce

Alexandra Cooks

Arctic char marinated in all that is glorious about lemons and oranges is all you will want to eat this winter. Especially since it only takes 5 minutes to broil.

Get the recipe here.

5. Blood Orange Roasted Chicken

Gobo Root

Give your roasted chicken recipe a twist with citrusy blood oranges.

Get the recipe here.

6. Lemony Rosemary Roasted Chicken

Wide Open Eats

Not all comfort food has to weigh you down this winter.

Light, filling, and totally citrusy, Lemony Roasted Chicken is the comfort food you’re looking for.

7. Blood Orange Honey Ginger Glazed Pork Tacos

Heather Cristo

Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot better, and we have blood oranges to thank.

Get the recipe here.

8. Cuban Fish Tacos with Citrus Mango Slaw + Chipotle Crema

Half Baked Harvest

One bite of this orange, grapefruit, and lime citrus slaw and you’ll never eat fish tacos any other way again.

Get the recipe here.

9. Lemon and Herb Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Shrimp

Eat Yourself Skinny

Looking for a refreshing way to use up all that spaghetti squash? Try adding some lemon and shrimp.

Get the recipe here.

10. Moroccan Quinoa with Blood Oranges

Feasting at Home

If you’re getting bored with quinoa, then try this Moroccan Quinoa with Bloods Oranges.

The juicy blood oranges leave this dish bursting with flavor.

11. Beet, Citrus, and Chicory Salad with Ricotta Salata and Pistachios

The Bojon Gourmet

There’s just something about beets and citrus that are a match made in heaven. And topped with ricotta and pistachios? Yes, please.

Get the recipe here.

12. Winter Pomegranate Orange Quinoa Salad

the Recipe Critic

Get a double dose of citrus in this Winter Pomegranate Orange Quinoa Salad with the lemon Greek yogurt dressing.

13. Sparkling Citrus Coconut Water

The Casual Craftlete

Sometimes in the winter, you need a refreshing break from all the rich food and warming cocktails.

Take a moment to detox and celebrate nature’s vitamin C with this Sparkling Citrus Coconut Water.

14. Mango Citrus Super Vitamin C Smoothie

The Pretty Bee

Need a immune boost this winter? Try this Mango Citrus Super Smoothie.

15. Grapefruit Tart with a Coconut Crust

Blahnik Baker

Tangy, citrusy, and downright delicious, this Grapefruit Tart is sure to cure your winter blues.

16. Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

The View From Great Island

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s citrus season people!

Ditch the frozen blueberries this Saturday and make Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes instead.

17. Lemon Coconut Cake

Sally’s Baking Addiction

Tropical coconut with fresh lemon in a buttery, cream cheese frosted cake? This is what winter needed.

Get the recipe here.

18. Prosecco Cake with Grapefruit Curd and Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

The Stuffed Rabbit

You’ll want to skip the chocolate for this refreshing, citrus inspired prosecco cake.

Get the recipe here.

19. Upside Down Winter Citrus Cake

Broma Bakery

If you’re looking for that wow factor when it comes to citrus, you just found it.

Get the recipe here.

20. Mini Dutch Babies with Lemon Curd and Blueberries

Nerds with Knives

What better way to use your mini Dutch babies than with lemon curd?

Get the recipe here.

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