By Kristin Sidorov
Does this funky winter have you yearning for a fresh twist? Citrus fruits are a seasonal antidote to the winter’s heavier, richer flavors and a delicious nod to the warmer months already peeking around the corner. They’re also low-cal, packed with vitamin C, and can help reduce the risk of stroke (ladies!).
Brighten your average weeknight fare with these wholesome, citrus-y recipes that are crisp and comforting all at once—the perfect combination for a stellar winter’s-almost-over meal.
—Meyer Lemon Risotto (Simply Recipes)
—Blood Orange Salad with Arugula, Fennel, and Blood Orange Vinaigrette (Verses from my Kitchen)
—Winter Citrus Millet Tabbouleh (Healthy Green Kitchen)
—Lemon-and-Basil Chicken-Veggie Kebabs (Pictured: New Atkins Cookbook)
—Light Orange Beef and Broccoli (Pinch of Yum)
—Roasted Asparagus with Grapefruit and Lemon Oil (Streaming Gourmet)
—Glazed Salmon with Blood Orange Salsa (eCurry)
—Roasted Garlic Hummus (New Atkins Cookbook)
—Winter Citrus Salad (Scandi Foodie)
—Sauteed Chicken with Clementines (Circle B Kitchen)
Tell Us: What are your favorite ways to use citrus fruits?