12 Creative Uses For Orange Peels

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Orange trees surround my area. Just down the street there is a whole citrus grove where I can pick as many as I would like. My girls and I eat them everyday! That leaves us with lots of orange peels.

Orange peels have so many exciting possibility. To can eat them, clean with them, you get the idea… Here are 12 creative uses for the peels that you not have heard of before.

1. Crock Pot Potpourri

Throw a few peels and a couple sticks of cinnamon in a small crock pot and you will soon have a house filled with the pleasant aroma.

2. Candied Orange Peels

I would never have thought that candied orange peels could taste so good. I have tried two equally good recipes from two of my favorite blogs, Mare from Just Making Noise has a delicious Candied Orange Spice Peels. I’ve used them on my Rosca de Reys (Three Kings Cake) before. Kimi from The Nourishing Gourmet has a Scrupmtous Candied Citrus Peel.

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About Katie Mae Stanley

Katie Mae Stanley is a dorm “mama” to a gaggle of amazing girls ages 10 to 18 at a home and school for the Deaf in Baja California, Mexico. She believes that life was meant to be lived barefoot with lots of open space to roam and play. Katie is passionate about nourishing food, herbs and simple living. She can often be found with a cup of tea or coffee and a piece of dark chocolate while she writing, reading and living life.