Green Smoothies With Tangerines

Green smoothieTangerines are something of an unusual ingredient when it comes to green smoothies , but it is one of the best citrus fruits to use in green smoothies. It blends well with many other fruits, including bananas, pineapples, papaya, coconut, and guave. When you include tangerines in your green smoothies, you will also be providing your body with an excellent source of many nutritional benefits.

For example, did you know that tangerines are excellent source of Vitamins A and C? A single, medium sized tangerine can contain 36 milligrams of calcium. Other vitamins and nutrients that your body can obtain through using tangerines in green smoothies include the B Vitamins, copper, potassium, and phosphorous. Before using tangerines in your smoothies, it is recommended that you remove the seeds.

Ingredients

  • 2 tangerines, peeled and deseeded
  • 1 young green or Thai coconut (meat)
  • 1 banana (or 2 cups papaya, cubed)
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
  • 2 celery stalks (optional)
  • 4-6 ounces of coconut water

Each of these ingredients should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. The recipes for these green smoothies with tangerine are guaranteed to become some of your new personal favorites.

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