Limoneira's Megan Roosevelt Talks Pink Lemons for Mother's Day

Limoneira's Megan Roosevelt Talks Pink Lemons for Mother's Day



SANTA PAULA, CA - Moms rejoice! May is a month just for you, and with the help of Limoneira’s Megan Roosevelt, it can also be a month of brightening up the citrus category. This month, Megan has put together some tips on creating a Mother’s Day brunch menu that features one of Limoneira’s pride and joys: the zesty Limoneira pink lemon 

To see Megan in action demonstrating some of her best citrusy brunch items, view the video below, and don’t forget to subscribe! More videos with extra tips and tricks will be added to the channel each Friday throughout the month.  

According to a press release, these are a few of the perfect-for-Mother’s Day recipes Megan features in her video: 

Raspberry Pink Lemon Chia Muffins

Vegan? Gluten free? Delicious? Say no more.  

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2/3 cup brown rice flour
  • ¾ cup ground oats
  • 1/3 cup coconut butter
  • ½ cup apple sauce
  • 1 Limoneira pink lemon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup raspberries  

Directions: Add all dry ingredients to a bowl and stir together. Then add coconut butter, apple sauce, vanilla extract, and the juice from the pink lemon into a small bowl. Next, mash the raspberries and add them to the other wet ingredients, and mix together. Add the wet ingredients to the dry, and mix together. You may need to add a small amount of water and knead with your hands to form a batter. Grease a muffin pan and fill with batter. Top with more mashed raspberries. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes.

Spring Salad with Pink Lemon Salad Dressing

Light and delicious, this simple salad is the perfect addition to a simple springtime brunch.  

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp hemp hearts
  • Sea salt
  • Limoneira pink lemon
  • Radishes
  • Carrot
  • Cucumber
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups arugula
  • ½ cup green peas 

Directions: Add all veggies into a bowl. Add olive oil and drizzle with fresh squeezed pink lemon juice. Toss together, top with hemp hearts and a pinch of sea salt.


As you may have seen in our past updates with Limoneira, each month, Megan features another wonderful facet of citrus living. Subscribe to Limoneira’s Youtube channel for more information on the many ways this endlessly versatile fruit can improve life inside the home and beyond, and to learn more about each and every lemon expert the company partners with, visit Limoneira’s website here.

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