Florida Citrus Recipes for Kids

By: VISIT FLORIDA staff

ADD TO FAVORITES
Want your kids to eat more fresh, Florida fruits? Try these fun and kid-safe citrus recipes.

Orange Juice Frostie Sticks

1 cup orange
1 cup cranberry juice or apple juice

Combine juices, pour mixture into four paper cups. Cover with foil. Insert a wooden craft stick in each; freeze. Makes 4 frostie sticks.


Fruit Kabobs

1 tangerine
1 apple
1 banana
small cluster of grapes

Divide tangerine in sections.  Slice apple and banana.  Remove grapes from stem.  Arrange fruit on 4 wooden sticks.  Makes 4 kabobs.


Orange Whirls

Just blend one scoop of vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt for every 2 ounces of pure Florida orange juice.


Citrus Wheels

1. Slice fruit as many times as needed to create desired width.

2. Cut away a small section of rind in a straight line from each slice.

3. Rotate slices while cutting off rind six times to complete each Florida Citrus Wheel.


Citrus Smiles

1. Slice fruit in half as shown (do not cut through stem end).

2. Hold one half and slice diagonally to get three to four "smiles".

3. Repeat with other half as shown. It's so easy!
 

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Content courtesy of Florida Department of Citrus - www.floridajuice.com


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