Water Splashers: Lemon & Lime

Hey there Storm Chasers!  Welcome back to another week of fruit infusion goodness!  Today’s fruit infusion is so fresh! 😉 Below you will find 10 health benefits of each tangy slice including 10% off your very own Teami Tumbler!!! 🙂  You’re welcome!  Be sure to check out this healthy lifestyle company and their products at teamiblends.com.  They have fabulous tumblers that supply all of your color savvy needs and also make it so easy to sip on the go!  Enjoy this tangy combination and I’ll see you back here next time for another water infusion surprise!

 

 

 

 

[10 Health Benefits of Lemons]

  1. Increases iron absorption
  2. Boosts the immune system
  3. Aids in digestion
  4. Rejuvenates skin
  5. Prevents kidney stones
  6. Protects against anemia
  7. Reduces risk of cancer
  8. Detoxifies GI Tract
  9. Helps shed extra weight
  10. Boosts energy & mood

[10 Health Benefits of Limes]

  1. Improves artery health
  2. Promotes a healthy complexion
  3. Lowers the risk for stroke
  4. Boosts the immune system
  5. Increases iron absorption
  6. Lowers the risk of developing asthma
  7. Inhibits bacterial and fungal growth
  8. Increases energy
  9. Helps in weight reduction
  10. Helps in controlling blood sugar

For detailed nutritional information and research about the health benefits for both of these amazing fruits, please visit the links below:

[Lemon Health Research]

The Benefits of Lemon Water: Detox Your Body & Skin – Dr. Axe

6 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Lemons – Healthline

Lemons: Health Benefits, Nutrition, Research – Medical News Today

 

[Lime Health Research]

10 Health Benefits of Drinking Lime Juice – Bel Marra Health

8 Healthy Lime Facts – Healthline

Limes: Health Benefits, Nutritional Information – Medical News Today

Spring Treats: Watermelon Jell-O Petites

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Yield: Makes 20 fruit slices

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 (3-ounce) pkg. strawberry-flavored gelatin
  • 1 cup chopped fresh OR frozen* strawberries (*thawed )
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 5 limes, halved, pulp scooped out & discarded, AND rind halves reserved
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or basil seeds

Directions

  1. Slice the fruit cleanly in half lengthwise (through the axis).
  2. Carefully remove the pulp while keeping the half rind fully intact.
  3. Ensure that the rinds are dry (you can use paper towels to blot them).
  4. Set each half rind upright in a muffin pan so you can fill it with Jello.
  5. Mix the water with the gelatin (just like you would to make jigglers).
  6. You’ll want the Jell-O a little firmer than the normal recipe as you have to slice it in half again.
  7. Make sure that the gelatin is well dissolved, and then pour into the fruit before it begins to set.
  8. Fill up as high as you can; the Jell-O will shrink a bit when cooling.
  9. Carefully transfer to the fridge and let set for about three hours, per box directions.
  10. When the Jello is set, place the fruit open-side down on a cutting board, hold it’s shape with one hand and carefully slice in half lengthwise again to form quarters.
  11. Be careful not to smash the fruit as you’ll want to keep the Jello intact (you may use a serrated knife).

Much Love,

Tempest