Recently, I purchased a case of navel oranges from our local Shenandoah FFA Chapter and they have been delicious. Of course there were about 80 in the box and there are only three of us to eat all of those. Needless to say, we have had oranges for breakfast and dinner for the past two weeks.
Oranges come in several varieties: Naval, Hamlin, Pineapple or Valencia.
The USDA recommends that you wash the orange under cool water and pat it dry before peeling and eating it. It is also suggested that you keep them in the refrigerator. We usually keep ours on the back porch where it's just cold enough that they won't turn. The great thing about oranges is that they make an excellent (but sometimes messy and sticky) snack. Oranges have only 60 calories and have no saturated or trans fat in them.They are a huge source of Vitamin C which every human needs for the repair and growth of tissue in the body, healing wounds and in some cases have even helped lower blood sugar.
So how about adding an orange to your weekly food menu?