Green Smoothies With Cantaloupes
Cantaloupes make an excellent base for green smoothies. They possess a slightly tropical flavor, but you do not have to worry about it overpowering your smoothie. If you do not like cantaloupes, you can also use honeydew melons, which are quite similar. Cantaloupes are an excellent source of Vitamins A and C, copper, potassium, and magnesium. Here is a great recipe for green smoothies with cantaloupe!
1/2 medium/large cantaloupe, rind removed
– 1/2 – 1 cup organic raspberries, blueberries or blackberries
– 2 cups fresh organic baby spinach (or other leafy green)
– 1/4 cup filtered water if needed
Each of the ingredients in these green smoothies should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. This single recipe will yield roughly 2-3 cups of green smoothie, and it is certain that you will fall in love with its delicate flavor.
A single cup of these green smoothies contains roughly 216 calories, which makes it a delicious and nutritious snack. If you do not like any of the ingredients in these green smoothies, then you are more than welcome to substitute your own favorite fruits and vegetables. As is, these smoothies are a great source of Vitamins A and C.