How To Make Orange Juice – Your Home Will Enjoy It


How to Make Orange Juice

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Moms and dads, do you know orange juice is very
nutritional for you and your baby both as roughages and a natural juice.

You don’t have to spend a fortune on packaged orange juice or worry about which brand is healthiest and least processed.

Just pick up a bag of fresh oranges. It takes a little work, but getting your orange juice straight from the source is the freshest way to go.

How to make orange juice (manual juicer)

  • Press each orange half onto the citrus juices. Twist the orange on a manual juicer.
  • Slice each orange in half at its equator, leaving the stem end at one pole, making it easier for the juice to come out.
  • Wash it thoroughly to prevent contamination.
  • You should check you fruit make sure it’s fresh.
  • Juice each orange until all that’s left is the fibrous insides. You should see the white parts of the insides of the peel.
  • Repeat the juicing step for each additional orange half.
  • Enjoy your freshly squeezed orange juice right away, or store it in the refrigerator.


How to make orange juice (Using the Blender)

  • Wash each orange and check each one for signs of spoilage. Discard inedible fruit.
  • Peel the rind of each orange and pull apart the wedges.
  • Cut wedges from larger oranges in half.
  • Add a small amount of water to your blender pitcher. Put some of the orange pieces inside.
  • You’ll only want to fill it about one-third of the way to start.
  • Cover the blender pitcher and turn it on to a medium setting.
  • If it’s having a hard time, pour in a bit more water. Once everything blends, continue adding orange pieces a few at a time.
  • Strain the pulpy juice through a strainer or sieve to remove some of the seeds and pulp. For a thinner consistency, use a fine strainer or line your strainer with cheesecloth, to remove the majority of the pulp.
  • Pour the juice into glasses and enjoy it immediately — or store in the refrigerator for later.

Tips for Making Orange Juice.

  • Dilute your juice if desired with small amounts of water until you have the right flavor.
  • Juice half a lemon or grapefruit alongside the oranges to add a bit of tartness.
  • Save the rinds of the juice oranges. Grate them with a rasp and add the zest to oatmeal, yogurt or desserts.


  • Lowers the risk of stroke
  • Prevents cardiovascular disease
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Prevents cancer
  • Prevents peptic ulcers
  • Builds a good immune system
  • Protects you against viral infections
  • Provides protection against arthritis
  • Repairs damaged sperms
  • Helps you look younger
  • Improves muscular degeneration
  • Prevents constipation


References and Resources

  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Raw Produce: Selecting and Serving it Safely Produce for Better Health Foundation:
  • Juicing Oranges BBC Food: Christmas Dinner: What Would you Eat? Huffington Post: A Buyers’ Guide To OrangeVarieties


Mother Nature Network: How to Choose a Juicer (or Do You Need a Blender?)


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