12 Creative Uses For Orange Peels




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 the writer at Nourishing Simplicity, where the focus is on nourishing foods, herbal remedies, simple living and faith. Ethnic and Mid-west foods are always a favorite in her kitchen and on her blog. She is also the author of the book Steeped: Simple Nourishing Teas and Treats. Katie Mae spent 10 years as a missionary dorm "mama" for a gaggle (almost 40) of amazing deaf girls at a school for the deaf in Baja California, Mexico. Now she finds herself state side ready to embrace God's next adventure. A cup of tea or coffee and a bit of dark chocolate make an appearance at some point in any given day. You can connect with the Nourishing Simplicity community on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.


  1. Thank you for linking up at the Saturday Round Up! I hope you will consider linking up again next week 😀

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