We have 6 wonderful orange juice recipes for you. From plain OJ to a Tropical Storm!
Benefits of Juicing Oranges
Oranges have become synonymous with vitamin C and has taken the throne as the “morning juice”. You will see more variety of orange juices at the supermarket than any other type of fruit juice recipes. Though, I don’t think packaged orange juice tastes half as good as freshly made juice. Furthermore, the health benefits of juicing fresh oranges beats the benefits of packaged juice hands down.
Apart from its high vitamin C content, there’s other nutrients in oranges. It is a good source of folate and a fair source of vitamin A. It is also a fair to good source of minerals such as potassium, calcium, phosphorous and magnesium. And that’s not all – oranges also contain powerful antioxidants called hesperidin and tangeritin. Both of these nutrients have been shown to have anti-cancer and heart health properties.
Remove the peel from the orange, but always try to leave as much of the white skin on the orange as possible. The peel will produce a very sour taste if juiced, but the white skin contains a lot of nutrition. The pith is nutrient dense, so I would also recommend juicing that to achieve the best juicing benefits of oranges. Follow this advice for all the following recipes.
Follow above instructions, stick them in your juicer and bingo – fresh juice.
Prepare the grapefruit for juicing exactly as you would the oranges.
Peel the kiwis. Adding some cold sparkling mineral water to this is real nice on a hot day.
Orange Juicer Recipe #4 – Tropical Heaven
1 cup of strawberries
1 cup of pineapple
Wash and top the strawberries. Only use the flesh of the pineapple.
Orange Juicer Recipe #5 – Citrus Mix
1 tangerine (or mandarin)
1/4 of a lemon
Prepare the grapefruit and tangerine as you would the oranges. Only use the flesh of the lemon. This one will make you stand up straight!
Orange Juicer Recipe #6 – Tropical Storm
1 cup of pineapple
1 small papaya
1 small guava
Only use the flesh of the pineapple. Peel and remove pit from mango. Peel papaya and the guava. Juice and give it a good stir. Add some ice if you want it nice and cold!
Darren and Veronica