Strawberry, Kale, Stevia, Cantaloupe, and Watermelon.
If you are looking to cool down with a nice refreshing smoothie, this shelf will definitely serve as a strong basis for you. Lots of healthy fruit options for you, this is the only shelf that includes a Watermelon option!
Strawberry (Fragaria x Ananassa)
Strawberries contain more Vitamin C than Oranges. Believe it or not, Strawberries are a member of the Rose family. Native to North America.
Kale (Brassica oleracea var sabellica)
Originating from Asia Minor, Kale was first brought to America during the 15th Century. Gram for gram, kale has more than twice the vitamin C as an orange, and at one point was called Peasant’s Cabbage.
Native to Paraguay and brought to America in the 18th Century. The natural sweetener tastes 200 to 300 times sweeter than table sugar. Stevia can be classified as “zero-calorie,” because the calories per serving are so low.
Cantaloupe Cucumis melo var cantalupensis
The melon that’s most widely recognized as cantaloupe in the U.S. is actually a “reticulated muskmelon.” Originating in the Middle East the cantaloupe was first brought to America in the 15th Century. An average-sized cantaloupe contains just 100 calories.
Watermelon originated in Southern Africa, it was even found in King Tut’s Tomb. Watermelon was brought to America during the 16th Century and is technically a berry.