Watermelons are an excellent ingredient to include in your green smoothies from now on. Because watermelons possess a high water content, you will need to use less water when making your green smoothies. This will ensure that the smoothies you make are thick and creamy, similar to a milkshake.
There are many nutritional benefits to be enjoyed by including watermelons in your green smoothies. For example, did you know that green smoothies are an excellent source of Vitamin C and beta carotene? There is some medical studies that suggest that vitamins and nutrients found in watermelons can protect against the development of prostate cancer, as well as guard against erectile dysfunction. Otherwise, watermelon is somewhat low in other vitamins and nutrients.
- 2 cups seedless watermelon
- 1 whole banana
- 2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
- 1/2 cup water if needed
Each of the ingredients should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth. The recipes for these green smoothies are guaranteed to become amongst your new favorites!