Without fail every Chinese New Year, those celebrating would buy crates of Tangerines or Oranges to be distributed to friends and family. This is because the Chinese words for Tangerine and Orange sound similar to the words luck and wealth respectively. Furthermore, the bright orange colour symbolizes gold or prosperity, making the orange the perfect token to wish someone good luck and wealth in the new year.

So, what happens once the festivities are over? What if you’ve gotten rather bored of eating the oranges as they are? Here are 5 Healthy recipes for your leftover oranges you simply must try!

1.Vegan “Orange Julius” Smoothie



Want a smoothie that tastes like sunshine and happiness? Then this is it. Get the recipe.

2. Mandarin Oranges with dark chocolate and sea salt


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The dark chocolate and sea salt combo never fails. Get the recipe.

We love our smoothies, so here’s another recipe.

3. Orange, Banana & Pineapple Green Smoothie


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This green smoothie calls for Pineapple, another Chinese New Year favourite. Get the recipe.

4. Orange, Chicken & Bowtie Pasta Salad with Teriyaki Vinaigrette


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This salad with Asian influences is pretty to look at and even better to eat. Get the recipe.

5. Orange, Pistachio and Goats Cheese Toast


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What a winning combination! Enough said. Get the recipe.

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