Lime Smoothie Recipes and Nutrition

LimeLime adds a tangy, citrus flavor and is an appropriate addition for some smoothie recipes.

Lime Nutrition and Health Benefits

Limes are an excellent source of vitamin C, which studies suggest help boost the immune system and protects against arthritis.

Lime are high in antioxidants and have anti-cancer properties. Flavonoids in limes have been shown to stop cancer cell division as well as having antibiotic properties. Limes have have been used to help prevent Cholera outbreaks in west Africa (more).

Top 3 Green Smoothie Recipes With Lime

Coconut-Mango Green Smoothie with Lime Mango-Lime Detox Smoothie Green Lime Detox Smoothie

More Lime Green Smoothie Recipes

Creamy Lime Smoothie
1/2 lime, peeled
1 banana
1 pear
1 tsp agave nectar
2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
1/2 – 1 cup water

Calories: 234 | Fat: 1g (grams) | Protein: 4.1g | Carbs: 58.6g | Calcium: 11% | Vitamin A: 83% | Vitamin C: 90%

Lime Smoothie
1/2 lime, peeled
1 cup honeydew melon
1 pear
1 tablespoon of chopped fresh mint
2 cups fresh baby spinach (or other leafy green)
1/2 cup water if needed

Calories: 167 | Fat: 0.3g (grams) | Protein: 3g | Carbs: 44.6g | Calcium: 10% | Vitamin A: 189% | Vitamin C: 167%

Enjoy this delicious key lime pie smoothie, or kick off a cleanse with this lemon-lime detox smoothie.

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How To Select Limes

Limes are readily available and can be purchased fresh all year. Look for limes that are heavy for their size and store them away from sunlight.

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Tracy Russell is the creator of RESET 28: A 28-Day Program For Energy, Weight Loss & A Healthy Glow, and founder of Incredible Smoothies. She has been helping people take control of their health and well being with green smoothies, a whole foods diet, and fitness since 2009.