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How To Make Lime Water

Refreshing, healthy, citrusy and couldn’t be easier! Lime flavors the water just enough to give that fresh hint to help you get all the water you need. How to make lime water will keep you hydrated and feeling great! Try any of Loaves and Dishes terrific infused waters today!

Limes water in pitcher

Lime Water

What an enjoyable way to make sure you get all the water you should each day!

Enjoy lime water alone or in combination with other fruits and herbs. I’ll review some common combinations at the end of this article.

Lime water is like a hint of Florida sunshine, fresh ocean breezes and a zippy citrus hit all at once.

Lime water is like a hint of Florida sunshine, fresh ocean breezes and a zippy citrus hit all at once!

limes on cutting board

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Water – Fresh and Clean!
  • 2 Limes – Fat, Green and Beautiful! Use the freshest ones you can find!
  • A Container – anything from a mason jar to a pitcher to keep in your refrigerator

It’s Easier Than You Think!

You’ll LOVE how EASY this is and it SAVES money, tastes great and is even good for you!

Here’s an Overview of How To Make This!

  1. Place lime slices into your pitcher or jar and squeeze them as you go.
  2. Fill With Water and Place into the Fridge for At Least 30 mins up to 4 hours.

You’ll LOVE how EASY this is and it SAVES money, tastes great and is even good for you!

Frequently Asked Questons (FAQ’s)

What Are The Benefits of Lime Water?

Since this isn’t a health site, I’ll go with the known items about limes. They are a terrific source of vitamins and minerals and besides that, they taste GREAT!

How Do I Know If Limes are Fresh?

Look at the limes, is the skin discolored, yellow or does it have brown spots? If so, move along. The skin should be fat, plump and bright green.

Do I Wash the Limes Before Putting Them In The Water?

You will want to give your limes a good rinse with fresh water before using. Remove any stickers first and scrub off the sticky residue.

Can I Eat the Limes Slices Out of the Lime Infused Water?

Definitely! But, they are a little puckery usually!

How Long Can The Limes Stay In The Water?

Remove the limes after 4 hours. The water can be saved for up to 4 days if kept refrigerated.

Can I Use a Sparkling Water to Make My Fruit Infused Water?

Absolutely yes! Just understand that you’ll want to make smaller quantities because the bubbles leave the water pretty quickly.

What Other Flavors Go With Lime Water?

They go GREAT with some other flavors! Try one of these combos today!

  • Lemon Lime
  • Raspberry Lime
  • Lime Mint
fruit in pitcher
fill with water

Tips and Tricks

  • Use the freshest limes you can, winter is the perfect time because limes are in season.
  • Squeeze the limes as you add them so that you’ll get the most flavor and color from them .
  • Allow the limes to infuse for at least 30 minutes. Leave them in the pitcher for up to 4 hours but remove them after that.
  • Save the infused water in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Try mixing your limes water with other flavors like lemon or raspberry.
  • Do you prefer sparkling water? No problem, use that instead of regular water.
  • You can learn all kinds of great info about lime nutrition at the
  • Want to know more about Tahitian Limes? Here you go.

PRO TIP: For a fancy twist, dip the rim of the glass in colored sugar. Its beautiful and adds a bit of sweetness to your day.

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Limes water in pitcher

Lime Water

Refreshing crisp and bright lime water starts your day off right! Add fresh invigorating lime to your crystal clear water for a wonderful lime infused water! Enjoy all of Loaves and Dishes Infused waters!
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Course: beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lime infused water, lime water
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
resting time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 15kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Lime slices
  • ½ Gallon Water

Instructions

  • Pour ¾ Cup lime slices into the bottom of a pitcher or container (like a mason jar) that you will keep your infused water in.
  • Squeeze the remaining ¼ Cup limes and put them into the pitcher.
  • Pour ½ gallon of water over the limes and stir.
  • Place the pitcher into the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  • Pour into glass and garnish the water with some fresh lime slices. Feel free to use ice.

Notes

  • Use the freshest limes you can find.
  • Squeeze some of the limes so that you’ll get the most flavor and color from them .
  • Allow the limes to infuse for at least 30 minutes.
  • Leave them in the pitcher for up to 4 hours but remove them after that.
  • Save the infused water in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Try mixing your lime water with other flavors like blueberry or raspberry.
  • Do you prefer sparkling water? No problem, use that instead of regular water.
PRO TIP: For a fancy twist, dip the rim of the glass in colored sugar. Its beautiful and adds a bit of sweetness to your day.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Lime Water
Amount Per Serving (8 0z)
Calories 15 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 25mg1%
Potassium 73mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin C 28mg34%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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