From January to March, the weather may not be in our favor, but luckily, Florida citrus season is underway. We’ve rounded up 5 delectable orange recipes to lift your spirits and put nature’s candy to good use.


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Blood Orange Yogurt Bundt Cake with Bitters & Bourbon Glaze

Athena Calderone’s Cook Beautiful is an all-time favorite of ours, and we have yet to craft something from its pages that we haven’t liked. This blood orange bundt cake is as beautiful as it is delicious. Yes, this recipe is a bit involved, but there is no better season to be indoors baking.


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Immunity Boost Smoothie

Keep it simple with a classic nutrient-packed smoothie courtesy of Minimalist Baker. It combines orange, banana, sweet potato purée, almond butter, turmeric, ginger, flaxseeds, almond milk and ice. Heading into spring, there’s no better way to start your day.


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Fennel and Blood Orange Salad

A sweet yet healthy option, oranges are the perfect addition to any salad. From Kurt Gutenbrunner’s Neue Cuisine, this fennel and blood orange salad makes for a simple and straightforward meal. Tip: For extra protein, add grilled chicken.


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Negroni Sbagliato with Orange Garnish

It doesn’t get more refreshing than this Goop-approved Negroni Sbagliato. A lighter twist on the traditional cocktail, this drink delivers an instant mental escape to the warm coastal towns of Southern Italy. Slice up an orange and place on top for the ultimate Instagram-worthy libation.


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Not Your Average Toast

No matter the season, there’s something about toasted ezekiel bread that is so satisfying. Our new favorite way to fix it up includes a citrus-forward twist. Take some cues from @thehealthyhaff and top your toast with blood orange slices, cashew yogurt, coconut flakes, bee pollen, granola and honey.