The Time is ‘Ripe’ for Citrus!!


Citrus fruits are known for their vivid color, sweet juice (or sour juice-we can’t forget to include you too, lemons!), and bright aroma. Summer is an excellent time of year to purchase citrus fruits as they are at their peak nutritionally. You have probably noticed the bright orange and yellows popping out of our produce sets as well, just beautiful. Make sure you check out our Eat Well You Tube Channel for recipe ideas using navel oranges and lemons.

Chile is a long, narrow country on the western seaboard of South America.  The Chilean Fresh Fruit Exporters Association (ASOEX) is responsible for exporting 96% of all fruits exported all over the world form Chile. These little fruits traveled alll that way from Chile to you! Chile is so proud of the quality of their fruits and they attribute it all to their unique geography, climate, and fertile land that makes excellent agricultural conditions year-round.

Now let’s discuss the nutritional value, since that is really important to all of us. Citrus is well known for its vitamin C content (160% of your daily needs is pretty impressive), but did you know that you can also get vitamin A, calcium, and even some iron from citrus? I just learned today that there was iron in citrus and I am even more impressed with these little fruits. It is so easy to fit citrus fruits into your day. Nature has designed them to have an easy outer peel and easy peel sections for snacking anywhere.  You can eat them raw and use them during cooking and baking. The zest and juice will add some zip to your dishes and your drinks!

Here are a couple of our favorite recipes that use beautiful fruits from Chile!

This is a delicious Spinach Salad with Chilean Clementines, Blueberries, Avocado drizzled with an Orange Vinaigrette! We love this dressing and you will too! CLICK ME FOR THIS ORANGE DRESSING!

As you figured out by now Eat Well is all about the Taco’s! This Citrus Salsa really up’s the game on any taco combo you can think of!  Here is the link to get this reicipe! —-> CLICK ME FOR DELICOUS CITRUS SALSA!


This is a delicious Fresh Chilean Blueberry and Lemon Sorbet. So refreshing! Link to Recipe —> CLICK ME FOR YUMMY SORBET!

When looking for recipe inspo browse through their website. (CLICK ME TO GO!) You can learn what other types of produce they grow, because they do WAY more than citrus. There is also a lot of nice information about their agricultural climate, the phone app they have available (fancy!), and you can read about the growers who work hard every day to bring you these delicious high-quality products.

~Natalie, Dietetic Intern


Natalie is an intern with the Cox College Nutrition-Diagnostics Dietetic Internship in Springfield, Missouri. She grew up in O’Fallon, MO, which is in the St. Louis area, and moved down to Springfield four years ago for her Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics at Missouri State University. Natalie is hoping to work as a dietitian in the outpatient clinical setting or as a retail dietitian.  



  1. This is really interesting, You are a very skilled blogger. I have joined your feed and look forward to seeking more of your fantastic post. Also, I’ve shared your site in my social networks!

  2. 220164 415433Do you mind if I quote a couple of your posts as long as I give credit and sources back to your website? My blog is within the exact very same location of interest as yours and my visitors would truly benefit from some of the info you offer here. Please let me know if this ok with you. Thanks! 198528

  3. 359641 331510A person essentially lend a hand to make significantly articles I might state. That is the extremely very first time I frequented your internet site page and up to now? I amazed with the research you produced to create this specific publish incredible. Wonderful activity! 823927

  4. 860248 145518Following study numerous with the content within your web website now, and i also truly significantly like your way of blogging. I bookmarked it to my bookmark web site list and are checking back soon. Pls take a appear at my internet page also and inform me how you feel. 428102

  5. 163677 333107Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so considerably about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I feel which you can do with some pics to drive the message home a bit, but rather of that, this really is wonderful weblog. A fantastic read. Ill undoubtedly be back. 532721

  6. Wonderful site you have here but I was curious if
    you knew of any forums that cover the same topics talked about here?
    I’d really like to be a part of group where I can get
    advice from other knowledgeable individuals that share the same
    interest. If you have any recommendations, please let me know.
    Bless you!

  7. Its like you read my mind! You seem to know a lot about this, like you wrote the book in it or something.

    I think that you could do with a few pics to drive the message
    home a little bit, but instead of that, this is excellent blog.
    An excellent read. I’ll definitely be back.

  8. I used to be recommended this blog by my cousin. I am now not positive whether or not this post is written by means of him as nobody else know such certain approximately my difficulty. You are wonderful! Thank you!

  9. This is very interesting, You’re a very skilled blogger.
    I have joined your feed and look forward to seeking more of your great post.
    Also, I have shared your web site in my social networks!

  10. Thanks for your personal marvelous posting! I really
    enjoyed reading it, you may be a great author. I will always bookmark
    your blog and may come back later on. I want to encourage you to
    continue your great job, have a nice evening!

  11. Howdy! I could have sworn I’ve been to this site before
    but after browsing through some of the post I realized it’s new to me.
    Anyways, I’m definitely glad I found it and I’ll
    be book-marking and checking back often!

  12. After I originally commented I appear to have clicked
    on the -Notify me when new comments are added- checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four emails with the exact
    same comment. Perhaps there is a means you are able to remove me
    from that service? Thanks a lot!

  13. I know this if off topic but I’m looking into starting
    my own weblog and was curious what all is needed to get set up?
    I’m assuming having a blog like yours would cost a pretty penny?
    I’m not very web smart so I’m not 100% sure. Any recommendations or advice would be
    greatly appreciated. Thank you

  14. I’d like to thank you for the efforts you have put in penning this website.

    I really hope to see the same high-grade content from you later on as well.
    In fact, your creative writing abilities has encouraged me to get my
    own, personal blog now 😉

  15. I just want to mention I’m all new to blogs and definitely enjoyed your web blog. Very likely I’m planning to bookmark your site . You actually have good articles and reviews. Kudos for revealing your web-site.

  16. Hello! I know this is kinda off topic however I’d figured I’d ask.
    Would you be interested in exchanging links or maybe guest authoring a blog post
    or vice-versa? My blog covers a lot of the same subjects as yours and I believe we could greatly benefit from each other.
    If you might be interested feel free to shoot me an email.
    I look forward to hearing from you! Terrific blog by the way!

  17. I simply desired to say thanks all over again. I do not know the things I could possibly have tried without the secrets shared by you on that field. Certainly was a real frustrating concern in my opinion, but encountering this well-written way you dealt with that forced me to jump for delight. I will be thankful for your information and sincerely hope you know what a great job that you’re getting into teaching men and women by way of a blog. I’m certain you haven’t got to know all of us.

  18. Oh my goodness! a tremendous article dude. Thanks Nevertheless I am experiencing difficulty with ur rss . Don’t know why Unable to subscribe to it. Is there anyone getting an identical rss downside? Anybody who is aware of kindly respond. Thnkx

  19. Along with every thing which seems to be developing within this particular subject matter, all your perspectives are actually rather refreshing. Even so, I beg your pardon, because I do not subscribe to your entire strategy, all be it radical none the less. It seems to us that your opinions are actually not entirely justified and in actuality you are your self not really completely certain of the point. In any event I did take pleasure in reading through it.

  20. I have to show my appreciation for your generosity in support of women who absolutely need assistance with the area of interest. Your real dedication to getting the solution all over has been exceptionally useful and has continuously empowered regular people much like me to arrive at their ambitions. This valuable help denotes a lot a person like me and extremely more to my office workers. Thank you; from all of us.

  21. Thank you for sharing excellent informations. Your web-site is so cool. I am impressed by the details that you have on this website. It reveals how nicely you perceive this subject. Bookmarked this website page, will come back for more articles. You, my friend, ROCK! I found just the information I already searched all over the place and just could not come across. What a perfect site.

  22. Howdy I am so delighted I found your blog page, I really found you by mistake, while I was researching on Askjeeve for something else, Anyhow I am here now and would just like to say thanks a lot for a fantastic post and a all round enjoyable blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to browse it all at the moment but I have bookmarked it and also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read more, Please do keep up the excellent work.

  23. There are some attention-grabbing time limits in this article but I don’t know if I see all of them heart to heart. There is some validity however I’ll take hold opinion till I look into it further. Good article , thanks and we would like more! Added to FeedBurner as properly

  24. You could definitely see your expertise within the work you write. The world hopes for even more passionate writers such as you who are not afraid to mention how they believe. Always go after your heart.

  25. Someone essentially lend a hand to make severely posts I would state. That is the very first time I frequented your web page and so far? I amazed with the analysis you made to create this actual post extraordinary. Magnificent process!

  26. Thanks a bunch for sharing this with all of us you really know what you are talking about! Bookmarked. Kindly also visit my web site =). We could have a link exchange arrangement between us!

  27. An additional issue is that video games are usually serious in nature with the key focus on understanding rather than entertainment. Although, it comes with an entertainment factor to keep the kids engaged, just about every game is frequently designed to develop a specific experience or area, such as mathematics or scientific disciplines. Thanks for your post.

  28. This design is spectacular! You obviously know how to keep a reader amused. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Excellent job. I really loved what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

  29. My brother suggested I might like this website. He was totally right. This post truly made my day. You can not imagine simply how much time I had spent for this info! Thanks!

  30. Thanks for your thoughts. One thing really noticed is the fact banks as well as financial institutions really know the spending routines of consumers while also understand that most of the people max out there their credit cards around the breaks. They smartly take advantage of this specific fact and begin flooding ones inbox and also snail-mail box by using hundreds of no-interest APR credit cards offers just after the holiday season ends. Knowing that if you’re like 98% of all American open public, you’ll hop at the possiblity to consolidate credit debt and shift balances for 0 interest rates credit cards.

  31. Fantastic beat ! I would like to apprentice while you amend your website, how could i subscribe for a weblog website? The account aided me a applicable deal. I have been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered shiny clear concept

  32. you are in reality a excellent webmaster. The site loading pace is incredible. It seems that you are doing any distinctive trick. Also, The contents are masterwork. you’ve done a excellent process in this topic!

  33. Hello, Neat post. There is a problem along with your web site in web explorer, might check this… IE nonetheless is the market leader and a huge part of other people will pass over your wonderful writing due to this problem.

  34. I have been exploring for a bit for any high quality articles or weblog posts in this kind of area . Exploring in Yahoo I ultimately stumbled upon this site. Reading this info So i am glad to show that I have an incredibly excellent uncanny feeling I came upon just what I needed. I so much unquestionably will make sure to don’t overlook this web site and give it a look regularly.

  35. Wonderful blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News. Do you have any suggestions on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! Thank you

  36. I beloved up to you will obtain carried out proper here. The sketch is attractive, your authored material stylish. nonetheless, you command get bought an impatience over that you wish be handing over the following. sick for sure come more beforehand again as precisely the same just about a lot regularly within case you protect this increase.

  37. Oh my goodness! an incredible article dude. Thanks Nonetheless I’m experiencing concern with ur rss . Don’t know why Unable to subscribe to it. Is there anyone getting equivalent rss downside? Anybody who is aware of kindly respond. Thnkx

  38. I believe that avoiding prepared foods is the first step so that you can lose weight. They could taste beneficial, but packaged foods have very little nutritional value, making you eat more just to have enough electricity to get over the day. If you are constantly ingesting these foods, moving over to whole grains and other complex carbohydrates will make you to have more vigor while having less. Interesting blog post.

  39. Definitely believe that which you stated. Your favorite justification appeared to be on the web the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I definitely get irked while people consider worries that they just do not know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top as well as defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people could take a signal. Will likely be back to get more. Thanks

  40. Sweet blog! I found it while browsing on Yahoo News. Do you have any suggestions on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! Thanks

  41. Hey there would you mind letting me know which web host you’re using? I’ve loaded your blog in 3 completely different web browsers and I must say this blog loads a lot faster then most. Can you suggest a good web hosting provider at a honest price? Thanks a lot, I appreciate it!

  42. Simply desire to say your article is as astonishing. The clearness in your post is just cool and i can assume you are an expert on this subject. Well with your permission allow me to grab your feed to keep up to date with forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please carry on the rewarding work.

  43. Name were we at hope. Remainder household direction zealously the unwilling bed sex. Lose and gay ham sake met that. Stood her place one ten spoke yet. Head case knew ever set why over. Marianne returned of peculiar replying in moderate. Roused get enable garret estate old county. Entreaties you devonshire law dissimilar terminated.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *