Lovin' the Limes!
Grab a Bunch
Next time you're at the store, grab some limes- they're a LOT more useful (and fun to cook with) than you may think!
So Tasty and Good For You
Limes contain many powerful antioxidants like vitamin C and are believed to ward off inflammation.
Powerful Mood Lifter
Research shows that citrus scents actually elevate moods. A recent Japanese study discovered that when people smelled citrus scents for 10 minutes, their overall anxiety decreased for up to 30 minutes afterward! That's some powerful stuff.
Practical Everyday Uses
There are lots of easy, everyday uses for limes:
- Put a wedge in a glass of water
- Squeeze as a flavor enhancer over chicken, fish, salads or vegetables
- Place half a lime in your garbage disposal with a cup of water for a fresh-smelling sink
- Delicious in iced tea
- Zest and use with recipes or even fuelings as a flavor enhancer with zero calories
Heart Healthy Vinaigrette
Drizzle this tangy dressing over roasted vegetables, crisp salads or even thinly sliced cabbage for a fresh-tasting, bright mouthful of antioxidants!
1/4 C fresh squeezed lime juice
1/4 C Stacey Hawkins Luscious Lemon or Valencia Orange Oil
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 Tablespoon Stacey Hawkins Garlic Gusto or Garlic & Spring Onion Seasoning
Store whatever is leftover in an airtight container in the fridge and enjoy any time! 🥰