Since before Christmas Clementine’s have been plentiful in grocery stores. The season for this fruit is October through February. Clementine’s are small mandarin oranges imported from Spain, Morocco, and other areas of North Africa. They were first discovered in Algeria. The first Clementine’s were brought to the US in 1982.
Clementine’s are great snacks. They are smaller than oranges, have less juice, and are generally seedless. Two clementine’s contain 80 calories, 0.5 gm Fat, 17 gm Carbohydrates, 4 gm Dietary Fiber, 13 gm Sugar, and 1 gm Protein. Clementine’s are a rich source of Vitamin C, Folic acid and Potassium.
Ways to us Clementine’s
-Add beautiful color to your kitchen counter
-Add to salads
-Gifts: clementine’s are usually packaged in cute wound crates perfect for gift giving