Watermelon Lime Smoothie

Watermelon Lime Smoothie

 

 

“Put the lime in the watermelon, shake it all up…”

 

 

 

Sip on this refreshing, easy-peasy smoothie while soaking up the rays. The lime juice balances out the sweetness of the melon. Serve it over ice or crush the ice to make a smoothie.

Here’s what you need:

  • 1 pound cubed seedless watermelonIMG_9477
  • 1/8 cup lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, I used Splenda
  • Lime slices f and mint sprigs for garnish
  • Ice

HOW TO

Place 10-12 ice cubes in blender, add lime juice, sugar and watermelon pieces. If you want to serve over ice, omit the ice cubes and add 1/2 cup water or kefer instead. Blend until smooth. Pour into glass and garnish as desired.IMG_9468

Make two (1 cup) servings. Calories per serving are in the neighborhood of 66 calories per serving.

Mango-Kiwi Smoothie

Mango-Kiwi SmoothieNothing like starting the day off with a vitamin and iron packed smoothie. Mango’s are known for their anti-oxidant properties and 1 cup of mango contains the following percentages that apply to daily value.*

  • 76 percent vitamin C (antioxidant and immune booster)
  • 25 percent vitamin A (antioxidant and vision)
  • 11 percent vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins (hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention)
  • 9 percent healthy probiotic fibre
  • 9 percent copper (copper is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells)
  • 7 percent potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake)
  • 4 percent magnesium

A kiwi is packed with more vitamin C than an equivalent amount of orange and a good Peel mango and coarsely cubesource of dietary fiber. This recipe is easy and makes three 1-cup servings.

Here’s what you need:

2 kiwi, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 mango, peeled and coarsely chopped
1 1/2 cup cold water
8-10 ice cubes

How To

Put everything into a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour off a serving and savor the flavor!Peel and coarsely cube two kiwi

*Reference- http://healthimpactnews.com/2013/17-reasons-why-you-need-a-mango-every-day/