A Naturally Energizing Treat
Candied Orange Peels Dipped in Chocolate
My goal is to inspire you to look at plants in multiple ways, as Nature provides such a bounty when it comes to her fruit. Previously unused parts of fruits and plants can often be used in inspiring and creative ways and saved from the waste can, and orange peels are no exception. We’ve talked about using orange peels in teas and magical candles, and now I’d like to introduce you to a popular, often seasonal treat you can make using orange peels – Candied Orange Peels Dipped in Chocolate.
A Healthy Holiday Delight
Make Candied Orange Peels
Typically a holiday delight, you can use these candied orange peels in many ways – from a decorative and delicious garnish to a tasty dessert, or even a quick, high-energy snack to take along with you on your travels. And let’s not forget that orange peels are full of antioxidants and high in fiber, so not only are these candied orange peels delicious, they are nutritious as well.*
A couple notes: As it’s simmering, if you’re concerned about the amount of syrup becoming too low, it’s safe to add a little bit of water to stretch the liquid. You can also save the leftover syrup for later to use as a beverage sweetener. Try not to stir the orange peels too much while they are simmering as that can cause some crystallization, which is undesirable for this recipe.
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