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Fresh OJ Anyone?

Orange is the topic for Saturday’s Food For Thought. When I was living in Greece I tried fresh orange juice over there and fell in love. To this day, I will never drink orange juice from the store unless it is freshly squeezed orange juice. I can definitely taste the difference from the juice container vs freshly squeezed. Saturday’s Food For Thought- Oranges Benefits of oranges: Drinking at least two glasses of orange juice a day increases your vitamin c.  Protects against inflammation.  Orange juice helps improve the blood pressure.… Read more Fresh OJ Anyone?

Aioli crazy sauce

This is Sunday’s Crazy Ingredient day!! Orange is the crazy ingredient! I love different aioli sauces and this recipe goes great with fish and chicken. Check it out below. Citrus Aioli Sauce Recipe Ingredients: 2 large garlic cloves 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 egg 1cup extra virgin Olive oil 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 teaspoons of orange juice 1/2 teaspoon of orange zest Sea salt Directions: Place the garlic, mustard, and egg in a bowl of a food processor or kitchen aid. Process until evenly combined. With the… Read more Aioli crazy sauce

Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

Just taught my class about anise which is in the fennel family. Love the flavor fennel gives off. Fennel & Orange Salad with Lemon-Ginger Dressing Recipe Ingredients: 1/4 baguette, finely sliced 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest 1 tsp. finely grated ginger 1 cup cherry tomatoes Ground pepper & sea salt 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 naval oranges 1 bunch of fennel- trimmed and sliced 4 oz of spinach 1 lemon- juiced Directions: Preheat the oven to… Read more Fennel & Orange Salad With Lemon – Ginger Dressing

Yummy and simple dessert!

Happy Friday all!! Looking for a yummy yet easy recipe to make? This one is for you!! Olive Oil Cake Recipe- Ingredients: 3 eggs beaten 2 cups of sugar 12 ounces of extra virgin olive oil  10 ounces of milk 2 teaspoons of vanilla flavoring 2 ounces of orange liquor or lemon liquor 2 ounces of fresh orange juice 4 teaspoons of lemon zest 2 cups of A.P. flour 1/ teaspoon of baking powder 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda 1 teaspoon of kosher salt 4 ounces of blanched almonds for… Read more Yummy and simple dessert!

Peach Nectar cocktail

This is very tasty on a warm day or at a barbecue with family & friends. Enjoy Peach Nectar Cocktail Ingredients: 5 ounces orange juice 2 ounces peach nectar 1/4 ounce orgeat syrup Orange slices Ice Peach slices, if in season In a shaker, mix all ingredients and pour over ice. Garnish with some orange slices or even lemon slices. Kali Orexi!

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