In Florida, it’s impossible not to taste the delicious typical local oranges. Having breakfast with orange juice can have many health benefits, this is why today I give a twist to the typical accompaniment to our breakfasts with this completely energizing and delicious drink.
Have you ever tried the orange juice and alfalfa? The combination is a flavor explosion as it is sweet with a citric kick from the orange, all in a very natural detox juice.
And the best are all benefits we can draw from the ingredients in this recipe. An orange contains large amounts of vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, beta carotene, folic acid, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and zinc; which makes it very good for combating cardiovascular disease, inflammation, protect our heart and immune system. It also contains fiber, which has been in the white rind of the orange, which improves our intestinal transit and gives a feeling of satiety. Great for dieters! Furthermore, alfalfa is essential amino acids, antioxidants, many vitamins A, B6, B12, C, D, E, K and P; and some minerals such as calcium, phosphorus, iron, and potassium. It is known that alfalfa is a vegetable protein, and contain chlorophyll and dietary fiber.
Orange juice and alfalfa to start the day
This juice is nutritious and energetic, moderate in calories, and perfect for taking it even if you are on weight-loss diets. I drink it in the morning to accompany my breakfast or with an empty stomach and voila.
- 1 cup of fresh orange juice
- ¼ cup of alfalfa sprouts.
- ¼ cup of natural water
- Ice to taste.
Preparation: Blend the orange juice, water, and alfalfa sprouts, strain, and serve with ice to taste.