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Frozen Lemon PEEL Cubes for Health Benefits!

Lemon water has been a part of my morning ritual for almost a decade now.  There are an undeniable amount of health benefits that come from consuming the juice of lemons, including:

  • Fighting Inflammation
  • Flushing/Cleansing Kidneys and Liver
  • Clearing Skin
  • Replenishing Electrolytes
  • Aiding a Healthy Immune System (Vitamin C)
  • Aiding Collagen Formation (Vitamin C)

And the cancer-fighting properties within lemons have been studied/recorded for quite some time also.

However, what many don’t realize, is that the peel of a lemon actually holds an even larger array of health benefits! (It’s also been noted that the peel has more abilities to detox the body than the juice alone.)

I know what you’re thinking though, “uhhhmm, but how am I supposed to eat a LEMON PEEL?!?” (or any type of peel for that matter).  Well, I’m here to share my little trick with you!

What I do is:

  1. Wash the (organic) lemons thoroughly – not with a chemical soap, but rather a clean produce wash (like this one from Trader Joe’s), plain organic vinegar, or this GFS Extract I love.
  2. Slice/dice, any which way really, this is just to aid in the blending step… (keep ALL parts of the fruit).
  3. Place in a high-powered blender with just a splash of filtered water.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Pour in to ice cube trays.
  6. Freeze.


*NOTE: Make sure to use organic lemons, otherwise it really defeats the purpose.  Plus, the taste from the chemicals stored within the peel of non-organics will not be delightful.

I use these cubes in water, smoothies, and even my bone broth!



x.  Heather




1 Comment

  1. Wow this is such a great idea! I’d love to see how you use it in bone broth. I have some bone broth powder right now that I don’t use much for lack of ideas.


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