Food of the Month: BLOOD ORANGES

0
797

Fast Facts

  • The blood orange color comes from climates that have cold nights and warm sunny afternoons.
  • In Italy, blood oranges are the most popular kind of oranges and often served as dessert.
  • Like regular oranges, blood oranges are a great source of vitamin C.
  • Choose the oranges that are plump, heavy, and firm.

Blood Orange Smoothie

What you need
  • 1 blood orange peeled
  • 1 small ripe banana
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 2 cups baby carrots
Directions

Blend ingredients in a blender until smooth

Serves: 2

  • Calories: 175
  • Total fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 38 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sugar: 25 g
  • Protein: 7 g
How Much Vitamin C Do You Need Each Day?
Age Amount (mg)
1-3 15
4-8 25
9-13 45
14-18 65 (f), 75 (m)
19-50+ 75 (f), 90 (m)

 

LEAVE A REPLY