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Orange Mint Twist

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients

Nothing is better than the refreshing tang of oranges. For this Orange Mint Twist recipe, try juicing your own oranges if time permits. The mint and honey combine beautifully and the sparkling water adds...


Ingredients

  • 3 cups orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 12 mint leaves
  • 1 cup sparkling water
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced

Nutrition Facts

Calories

87 cals

Fat

0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g

Carbohydrates

21 g

Sugar

18 g

Fiber

1 g

Protein

1 g

Sodium

7 mg

Directions

  1. In a pitcher, combine the orange juice and honey and mix until well incorporated.
  2. Add 8 mint leaves to the juice, crush the mint with a spoon and stir to infuse the flavor into the juice. Remove the leaves.
  3. Pour the sparkling water into the pitcher.
  4. Pour into glasses and garnish with mint and orange slices.

Chef Tips

Adding water to OJ makes it much less sugary, and, if your mouth or throat are sore, makes it much less acidic.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the  Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed.,  published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.


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