Orange Blossom Special

IMG_3509A trip to Florida wouldn’t be compete without a trip to a Lake County citrus grove.IMG_3503  The Mister and I are blessed to have a friend who manages an organic grove on the outskirts of Mount Dora.IMG_3511Even after a long day of antiquing, we were not too tired to pick a few tangelos.  “Fresh from the grove taste” is more than an advertising slogan.  IMG_3538These beauties have seen no dye, no fertilizer, no pest control, and they are delicious! IMG_3516 And the grapefruit!

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True love is sectioning about fifteen pounds of grapefruit for the Mister and me.  We have it in the morning, and often for dessert, too.  I love it on mixed greens with slices of avocado for lunch.

Do you love citrus, too?

10 comments:

  1. Yes. I love citrus and an avocado and grapefruit salad is just about the best.

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  2. How wonderful to be able to have it so fresh!!

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  3. Yum! I love tangelos..and I love the idea of citrus with avoacados.....the textures are wonderful together. ENJOY!

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  4. We are citrus lovers, too. Sectioning grapefruit makes it so much easier to just grab a little dish and enjoy. DOTR has been gobbling it down on this diet and it seems as though I'm refilling the big bowl everyday!

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  5. Those oranges and grapefruits look amazing!

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  6. So jealous. I got some good ones before I left FL last May on a quick getaway to see my best girlfriend. mmmmm.

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  7. there is nothing better than a fresh orange and a slice
    of avocado! decadent.

    my in laws winter in florida and send us many boxes
    of sweet oranges. i took one up to my dad in the
    hospital who asked where it was from (meaning which
    grocery store.) florida! :)

    hope you're still enjoying some of that florida sunshine.

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  8. I love oranges and grapefruits. I actually frequently have an orange for dessert in the evening - delicious and staves off the ice cream cravings!

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  9. How fresh and wonderful! I hate I couldn't see you while you were in Tampa!

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  10. My in-laws used to have a citrus and avocado grove on their property. We have bags of fruit so much so that sometimes it would rot before we could get to it. How I miss it now! :) xoxo

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