8 Citrus-Based Dishes for Summer

Citrus is the perfect light ingredient!

Citrus fruits are famously rich in vitamin C. Some of them, such as lemons and grapefruits, also contain antioxidants. In addition to their serious health benefits, citrus fruits are flavorful, and add zest to otherwise dull dishes. While citrus is delicious and healthy all year long, it’s especially great in the summer. It’s light, and adds tons of flavor without adding calories. These 8 Citrus-Based Dishes for Summer are sure to hit the spot.

1. Skinny Lemon Muffins

These skinny lemon muffins make a tasty on-the-go breakfast. They’re made without refined sugar, so they also make a healthy breakfast.

2. Super-C Salad

This super-c salad is a citrus powerhouse. It also has olive oil for some healthy fats, and mint and fennel for some extra antioxidants.

3. Flush the Fat Away Detox Salad

This fresh salad lives up to its name. Spinach, kale, avocado, oranges, and apple cider vinegar will do wonders for your health.

4. Lemon Garlic Pasta with Fresh Veggies

This lemony pasta takes advantages of some of the best summer veggies, including zucchini, tomatoes, and bell peppers.

5. Slow Cooker Lemon and Potato Chicken

A slow cooker is a great summertime appliance, since it allows you to prepare food without turning on the hot oven or stove. It’s great for making easy, healthy dishes, such as this lemon and potato chicken.

6. Broiled Salmon with Avocado Grapefruit Salsa

Salmon and avocado are both loaded with omega-3 fatty acids. Grapefruit is packed with vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and antioxidants.

7. Shrimp Skewers with Garlic-Lime Marinade

Shrimp is a fantastic source of protein, and it makes a nice and light summery meal.

8. Citrus-Roasted Chicken Legs

Blood oranges are intensely flavorful, and add some serious zest to these roasted chicken legs.

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