Fresh homemade citrus juice is a great way to obtain daily vitamin C requirements and help boost your immune system. Citrus juice contains high levels of Vitamin C, Vitamin B and Vitamin A. In particular, orange juice is an excellent source of vitamin C, potassium, folate and thiamin. Follow these tips and steps to make homemade citrus juice with a juicer:
Fresh Fruit -Always choose and juice fresh citrus fruit to achieve the best taste and most nutritional value. Avoid fruit that is too ripe or has brown or bruised areas.
Citrus Fruits to Juice -Valencia oranges are typically the best oranges to juice. When juicing oranges, grapefruits, lemons, or limes, choose medium sized fruits for easier juicing.
Proper Storage -Store citrus fruit at room temperature. Higher juice yields are obtained from citrus fruits that are kept at room temperature.
Juice and Drink -Oxygen is very damaging to the nutrients in fresh juice, especially to Vitamin C. It is best to juice amounts that will be immediately consumed to enjoy the best, freshest taste, while also getting the highest levels of nutritional benefits. Juices are rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream and thus represent a quick way for the body to digest nutrients. Drink juice on an empty stomach, or before eating a meal, to maximize the absorption and cut down on potential overeating.
The Breville 800CP supreme juice extractor and the citrus juicer will produce enough juice to serve 3-4 juicing clients. The high clearance spout and filter screen prevent clogging. The juice filter is adjustable to produce fresh juice. The extraction speed is slow and durable. The juice can be stored up to 70 days. The large feed tube is easy to clean and clean. No need to disassemble the filter material as it fits securely on one side of this juice maker.
The fruit and vegetable tips and concentrates can also be used directly from the hard plastic juicer or in the refrigerator for fresh fruit puree or juice recipes. The hard plastic juicer allows the consumer to extract juice from the pulp and keep it in the refrigerator for several days to dry it out for producing second purees and juices. The juice can be frozen for up to several months and the hardest leaning fruits can be beaten with a hammer to within 1 inch. As the fruit is ground the acid in the fruit is concentrated causing the fruit to store within the plastic container.
They retain a minimum of 50% of their original volume making this a wonderful way to store and work with fresh produce. The machine is compact and contains a non-drip spout. The storage area can easily be tucked away in the corner of one’s refrigerator for storage or put in a corner of the garage for ease of use.
The low clearance spout makes simple noise when juicing, Does it do the job? – Select a juicer that has a clean cutter, high pressure valve and a simple flow restrictor to control the flow of juice. A high pressure system impressively blends solids and liquids.
The Pulp noise is now a consideration while evaluating juicers. Pulp is a byproduct of pressing, juicing and mixing ingredients. The twelve stages of feeding a carrot into a juicer Empire juicer for example, impress me. How about the noise of mixing a handful of walnut segments, a dozen pieces of pumpkin and tomato in a juicer, with each feeding two to four people. Pulp like Plasticine or Tabasco sauce became a thing in the 1920’s, and even the inexpensive at-home squeezed juices of today taste as good as it tastes, and get more nutrients!
Modern juicers, simple and easy to use, allow you to extract juice from the pulp and keep it for use on other recipes, or present it as juice to your guests. I doubt you will let them know you have used a juicer. It is less of a play on words. They probably won’t know the difference anyway.