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O is for Oranges – Day #15

on April 18, 2016
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Orange by Huffington Post

Whenever I’m brunching or having a gourmet breakfast, my go to juice always has been orange juice 😉 (Or OJ as some call it!). There’s just something about the oranges that makes the perfect complement to any deluxe breakfast =) It’s the perfect balance of citrusy freshness and sweetness to awaken in the morning…

Especially now that it’s flu and cold season, you’re pretty much drinking nature’s golden flu fighter! Sure the sugar content is slightly worrying, but if that’s the case you can always go for freshly squeezed organic with no added sugar. Part of the fun in making your own OJ is the fruit juicer!

 

OJ

Orange juice by Olivia Jenkins

 

Fun facts about oranges

😉 Back in the old days when sailors didn’t have enough Vitamin C, they suffered from scurvy. Until the entrance of oranges! Scurvy was no more after the 18th century.

😉 Breakfast famous fruit but underrated delicious dessert hero. Orange poppyseed cake anyone?

😉 Jamie Oliver secret tip- roll your oranges before juicing to release a never ending flow of juice!

Drink up on nature’s saving grace to keep us well in the flu & cold season!

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