Watermelon Smoothie With Ginger and Lime

Watermelon smoothie
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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serving: 1 serving

This quick, easy, and raw recipe for ​a watermelon smoothie is a fantastic detoxifier rich in lycopene and beta-carotene. Ideally, choose the watermelon with black seeds, which are mineral rich and contain ample amounts of zinc and selenium.


  • 2 cups of chopped watermelon
  • Juice of 1 small lime
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root (optional)

Steps to Make It

  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.

Health Benefits

  • Consuming a “watermelon diet” for a few days can relieve the liver and kidneys of toxic burden and flush waste from our bodies.

  • Watermelon is cooling for an overheated body or during very hot weather.

  • Mint is a powerful antioxidant and blood cleanser.