It’s hard to believe, but fall is officially here. The first long weekend of the crisp season includes a food holiday favourite, Thanksgiving!
Whether you are celebrating big with family and friends, or keeping it low key, try a few of these recipes made with The Original Wellness Drink – Florida Orange Juice.
Florida Orange Juice full of essential nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, folate, and in fortified juices, calcium and vitamin D. The immune system is complex and needs a constant supply of essential nutrients to support its function.
Research shows 100% orange juice has many benefits to support overall health. Plus adding the bright flavours of Florida Orange Juice to your meals provides a nice balance to offset the richness found in many Thanksgiving dishes.
Most cartons of 100% orange juice sold in the refrigerated section of Canadian grocery stores contain juice from Florida Oranges!
Orange Root Vegetable Soup
Consider having turkey as an appetizer. These Sugar Cane Turkey Skewers with Florida Citrus Sweet and Sour Sauce, are perfect for the kids, or simply as a refreshed version of the holiday classic.
Looking for a way to elevate traditional Thanksgiving turkey dishes?
Try Roasted Turkey with Orange Pumpernickel Stuffing, the perfect way to show off your creativity and still make the turkey traditionalists happy.
Try out these Cocktail Orange Turkey Meatballs as an alternative to cooking a full bird or for those people in your family who like things “off the bone”.
Looking for something different to add to your Thanksgiving table, consider Florida OJ Baked Glazed Ham served with veggies. This one is kid-approved.
Vegan and Vegetarian Ideas
Sweet Potato Vegetarian Wellington with Mushroom Duxelle is the perfect vegetarian version of Classic Beef Wellington so everyone can enjoy Wellington regardless of their dietary needs.
Cauliflower, tahini and Florida Orange Juice deliver a wide variety of nutrients, making this Roasted Cauliflower Head with Orange Tahini Sauce nutritious and delicious.
Our vegan sweet potato smoothie, is a great source of fibre – helping digestive health as well as providing a number of essential nutrients and vitamins.
New Uses for Leftovers
Try substituting your leftover turkey for ground turkey sausage, and consider adding leftover mashed or sweet potato to create a new use for leftover Thanksgiving dinner – Florida OJ Breakfast Hash.
This carved turkey sandwich with orange olive oil mayo can add a zesty twist to leftover turkey.
Need an interesting dessert idea – consider Florida Orange Peach Hand Pies. This citrus combination lights up the plate, and your guests.
How about a new twist on a classic brownie by mixing in Florida Orange Juice. Try the Chocolate Florida Orange Brownies – they are a true crowd pleaser.
Want something light and delicious, try the Florida Citrus Greek Yogurt Sea Salt Cake. This combination of yogurt, sea salt, Florida oranges and OJ, is a winning combination.