Home Squeezed Sunkist Orange Juice

It took a while, but I managed to hand squeeze a few of my Sunkist oranges to make some OJ this afternoon. It tasted great. It was a bit messy since I don’t have a juicer, but the end result was good.

I noticed that they didn’t taste very fresh, but all the same, they are still good. I’ll have no problem finishing them off in a few days and going back for more. In juice format, they taste incredible. I feel that they are wasted like that though, since it takes quite a few oranges to make 500cc of OJ.

Today I’m going for a long run. Between 8-10km. It all depends on how my feet feel really but I’m looking forward to it.

5 Responses to “Home Squeezed Sunkist Orange Juice”


  1. 1 Joe Average July 21, 2008 at 12:49

    Yum! I love fresh juice! I pretty much stopped turning fruit into juice because juice is so much more energy dense than plain fruit. But if the fruit doesn’t taste fresh….

  2. 2 range July 21, 2008 at 13:06

    I did it again this morning. It was a bit faster, less messy and I used up around 6 oranges to make 600cc of juice. It still tasted great. Yes, the oranges don’t taste very fresh, but the juice is really awesome.

  3. 3 range July 21, 2008 at 13:09

    Energy density isn’t an issue that much with the juice since I am on a mostly raw food diet and running almost every day.

    On top of the juice, I must have eaten 20 portions of fruits and veg that day. It seems extreme, but I’ve adapted well to this diet, since I eased into it over a period of months.


  1. 1 8 KM « memoirs on a rainy day Trackback on July 22, 2008 at 11:55
  2. 2 My Comment To Leana « memoirs on a rainy day Trackback on July 29, 2008 at 00:01

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