Winter Season Oranges, Tangerines and Clementines

Oranges, tangerines and clementines are winter fruits and add a sunny brightness to a dark winter season day. One of my favorite fruits, they’re wholesome and loaded with nutrients and are a great way to get your citrus fix this winter.

Tangerines with separated segments

Juicy and sweet and rich in vitamin C, oranges make a great snack, but I love to add them to recipes whenever I can. They pair perfectly with dark chocolate, too!

Vitamin C is vital for the proper function of a healthy immune system and is said to prevent colds. Oranges also have a wide variety of phytonutrients, which are shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, as well as strong antioxidant effects.

Oranges are a very good source of dietary fiber. Fiber is known for improving digestion and may lower cholesterol. In addition, oranges are a good source of B vitamins including vitamin B1, pantothenic acid and folate. They also contain vitamin A, calcium, copper and potassium. Enjoy a variety of healthy oranges throughout the winter season.

I welcome you to try my Easy Real Food Recipe muffins baked with fresh oranges, “Cranberry and Fresh Orange Oatmeal Muffins.” Click HERE.

Orange Cranberry Muffins

Cranberry and Fresh Orange Oatmeal Muffins

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Author: Dianna

Dianna Donnely is the Author of “Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation” and a Blogger who is passionate about "Easy Real Food Recipes" made with wholesome ingredients. A theme that runs throughout “Heart Seasons” is the heroine Lily’s love of nutritious foods and cooking, making it a natural transition to the next publishing adventure. A series of “Easy Real Food Recipes” cookbooks!

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