Watermelon Smoothie With Ginger and Lime

Watermelon smoothie
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  • 5 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 serving
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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.

What You'll Need

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

How 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.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 114
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)