Desert limes grow in Western Queensland, Western NSW and in some dryer areas of south Australia and Western Australia. The wild lime fruit which can be eaten whole, resembles tiny grapes with a citrus skin when fresh.
Add to: smoothies, acai bowls, juices, protein balls, or sprinkle over salads, add to water bottles, jams, jellies, raw food cakes, sauces, chutneys, seafood, meat rubs and marinades, sorbets or just about anything you like for breakfast-lunch or dinner
A rich lime citrus flavour
Use it just like any other lime
20g = 40 serves
Desert Lime is a very rich source of calcium and contains high levels of Vitamin C, folate, Vitamin E and lutein (good for eye health). It has a high potassium:sodium ratio, which may help to reduce blood pressure.
Desert Lime is a source of Vitamin C, contains natural antioxidants and other nutrients for good health. As part of a healthy diet vitamin c can assist with:
Absorption of iron from food
Protection against free radicals
Skin health – connective tissue and collagen formation
Normal energy metabolism
Contributes to normal bone formation