5 of Our Favorite Ways to EAT Ultra Violet, Pantone’s Color of the Year

by Laura Ratliff 9:52 AM, December 11, 2017

Rachael Ray Show

Aired December 11, 2017

Purple is in for 2018! Pantone announced Ultra Violet, a mesmerizing blend of blue and red, as its color of the year last week. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite recipes that showcase the trendy hue:


Purple Onion Rings with Special Sauce

Use purple onions to give this fried favorite a fun upgrade!



Dr. Ian Smith's Purple Power Detox Smoothie

Get your day off to a healthy start with this vibrant smoothie, a blend of frozen fruits with a nutritious kick of kale and flaxseed oil.

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Galaxy Doughnuts

Take a trip through the cosmos with these trippy doughnuts. The simple glaze is made of milk, confectioner’s sugar, vanilla extract, and food coloring—how easy!

Red Cabbage, Beet, and Apple Soup

Topped with homemade rye croutons and an zippy beet-horseradish sour cream, it’s easy to see why this brightly-colored soup is a cold weather favorite!

Five-Ingredient Mulled Wine

As the temperature drops, nothing sounds better than curling up by the fire with a hot drink!

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