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Gluten-Free Food Ideas: Santa Cruz Organic Lemon Juice - Review & Giveaway

Welcome to the spring time! Okay we have a bit more time before it's official. And considering the snow storm and rainy weather, it doesn't seem like old man winter wants to loosen his grip. But still that doesn't mean you can't get started on celebrating the upcoming sunshine! Woo!

So recently I got the chance to try out the Santa Cruz Organic Lemon Juice. I like adding lemon juice to a variety of recipes because it adds an extra zing to it. Plus how many of us can't resist an ice cold glass of lemonade. Especially in the warmer weather. And it's coming! I'm sure of it.

What makes Santa Cruz Organic special is that it 100% organic AND it's non-GMO project verified. They are also 100% juices too. It's great ingredients so you don't have to worry!

What can you do with lemon juice? Well let me tell you!

- Add a tablespoon to tuna salad to give it an extra zing!

- Sprinkle some in salad for a low calorie dressing alternative.

- Mix some into your next baking recipe to give it a fresh lemon zest.

- Mix some in a glass of water to energize you in the morning.

- Add some in with a little honey and a splash of warm water if you need to soothe your throat.

- Stir some into sweetened iced tea for a summery drink!

Do you use much lemon juice in recipes? I would love to know how you use it! I love the fresh taste of the Santa Cruz organic lemon juice - it's one of my favorite brands and they always offer up fantastic quality. Check out what they have to offer here.

I'm happy to announce one of my lucky readers will be getting each of Santa Cruz 100% organic juices. Giveaway ends on 4/2. US Only. Enter via Rafflecopter below.

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  1. I would be so happy to win each of Santa Cruz 100% organic juices! I want to try making Orange Mango Sweet and Sour Sauce chicken!

  2. I could make a creamy lime tart in macadamia nut crust!

  3. I would love to try the Lemon Dijon Sauce. Would be nice on a salad, or as a marinade for fish.

  4. I'd love to make pies with the lemon and the lime juice!

  5. I think the lemon juice would be a great addition to any seafood recipe

  6. I would make an electric lemonade.

  7. I'd use either their lemon or lime juice when I make guacamole.

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  8. I would use the lemon juice to spritz up some fresh fish.

  9. Cherry Pie with Almond Whipped Cream looks rather interesting to make with this juice thanks

  10. I would love to make the Cherry Pie with Almond Whipped Cream using Cherry Cider Flavored Juice Blend and Santa Cruz Lemon Juice.
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  11. I could make lemon cookies!


  12. Lemon shortbread cookies or lemon merengue pie would be great made with these.

  13. I would make the lemon caper chicken. I have a great cookbook called Well Fed and a lot of the recipes call for lemon juice and Santa Cruz is my favorite brand.

  14. I would make the creamy lemon bars !

  15. i could make apple peanut granola!

  16. I love lemon juice in my glass of ice water and in many marinades. I would love to try the Santa Cruz recipe for Grilled Sesame Chicken with Orange Carrot Couscous.
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  17. My Chloe Pearl loves this juice and I buy it quite often. I have never bought the lemon juice though and I would love to try the Creamy Lemon Bars.

  18. I just love lemon juice. I would use it when I make a chia shot (I use chia seeds, water, maple syrup, and lemon juice - delicious!)

  19. I love lemon juice so much! It's healthy for your body. Thank you very much!

  20. I'd love to make the Grilled Sesame Chicken with Orange Carrot Couscous!

  21. I love it in homemade dressings and on top salads. Just today I used fresh lemon juice to make hummus.

  22. The Creamy Lemon Bars look really good.

  23. I would make On-The-Go Strawberry Chicken Salad

  24. I would love to make the Creamy Lime Tart in Macadamia Crust.

  25. I would make salmon patties out of the lemon juice


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