Limoneira Citrus: A Perfect Complement to Valentine's
- by Jordan Okumura
SANTA PAULA, CA – With February upon us, and Valentine’s Day just on the horizon, Limoneira has a new campaign primed to bring citrus center stage, with Limoneira Spokesperson and Founder of Healthy Grocery Girl Megan Roosevelt sharing easy, DIY ways to zest up your Valentine’s Day and beautify your February.
For the rest of 2017, Megan will be producing weekly videos that demonstrate fun, easy, and healthy tips to make the most of the new year, from beauty tips to recipe ideas and more. Check out Megan's Valentine's Day tips, here, or in the embedded video below. Tips for this Valentine's Day include:
Custom Valentine’s Day Cards
There’s no better way to show your appreciation for someone special than a handmade Valentine’s Day card.
What you’ll need:
- Your choice of Limoneira Citrus
Directions: Write a sweet message on the tag. Place your choice of citrus fruit inside a bag and use the twine to tie the tag to it. Then present to your Valentine.
Citrus Sugar Scrub
Sugar scrubs can be a staple of any good skincare routine. Follow these simple steps to keep your skin soft and glowing this month, and year-round.
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- ½ blood orange, juiced
- ¾ cup coarse sugar
Directions: Add ingredients together and stir. Use as an exfoliating scrub and clean skin and rinse well afterwards.
Citrus Salad with Mint and Honey
This beautiful and deliciously-simple fruit salad is perfect for a homemade Valentine’s Day spread, an afternoon snack, or a picnic.
- Minneola tangelos
- Blood oranges
- Navel oranges
- Fresh mint
- Raw local honey
Directions: Slice the citrus fruit into rounds removing the pith and rind. Wash mint, remove stems, and chop. Lay sliced citrus on a platter, spread mint over citrus rounds, drizzle with honey, and enjoy.
Additionally, each month, Megan will feature new citrus-related lifestyle tips—from natural green cleaning solutions, to recipes, and more.
And Limoneira has linked with global beauty experts to share their knowledge with grocery and foodservice partners around the world.
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