When these bitterly cold months look bleak, rely on the power of sour to get you through. Known for their fragrance and sharp flavor, lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruits can significantly boost your mood even when everything around you feels gloomy and gray. Instantly reinvigorate a dull day with citrus-inspired ideas for food, drinks and scents for your home.
Everyone needs an easy punch recipe on hand for winter gatherings, and this refreshing version mixes orange and lemon juices with cinnamon and cloves for a warming effect.
Mixing blood oranges, which are a little tart, with navel oranges, which are sweeter, makes for a perfectly tasty and beautifully colorful combination.
Make this zesty quiche for a fancy brunch or whenever you want to treat yourself in the morning; you’ll love the richness from the ricotta plus the peppery arugula and tangy lemon all mixed together.
Using lemons, fresh rosemary and a little vanilla, you can transform your home into a citrus-y haven guaranteed to blast those winter blues and mentally transport you to a tropical beach somewhere.
There’s nothing more refreshing than the combination of grapefruit and avocado. The citrus dressing cuts the cite of the bitter grapefruit, and the black rice has a uniquely chewy consistency to make this a satisfying meal.
Take matters into your own hands by making this DIY citrus scented candle using essential oils and a sleek copper shell -- perfect for a thoughtful housewarming gift or just to enjoy on your own coffee table.
Inspired by the classic key lime pie, this s’more version pairs the tartness of limes with the sweetness of marshmallows made even better with a graham cracker crunch.
With a subtle kick from the jalapeño and cilantro combo, this is the perfect drink to spice up your day -- and it can be made even more perfect by adding in a little tequila.
Channel the upcoming spring months by baking up a batch of these orange-infused poppy seed muffins. This zesty recipe guarantees to alleviate the winter blues with its bright and sunny flavors busting in every bite.
Not only does it look pretty, roasted citrus tastes like candy -- and healthy candy at that. Make this festive treat with dairy-free whipped cream for a guilt-free dessert.