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They’re tart, chocked full of vitamins and can be used for more than breakfast. Here’s everything about grapefruit!
The Grapefruit is noted for its semi-sweet sour fruit. They are a hybrid of a sweet orange and a pomelo.
Types of Grapefruit
There’s several varieties of grapefruit including Ruby Red, Star Ruby, Pin, Thompson, Star Ruby, Duncan, and Oro Blanco.
An ancestor of the grapefruit is the sweet orange. Nickhamed “The forbidden fruit” in 1750, the grapefruit is said to be one of the “Seven wonders of barbados.”
Low in calories, grapefruits are a great source of vitamins A&C. They decrease risks of diabetes, obesity and heart disease.
There is that infamous grapefruit diet that states you’ll lose tons of weight by eating tons of them. That is just one of the crazy fads and myths about grapefruits.
Take some tequila, some grapefuit juice and orange-flavored liquer and mix together. Rim the glasses with coarse salt and garnish with some grapefruit slices.
Scallops with Grapefruit Onion Salad
This is a simple dish that has several different flavors going on. It features ruby red grapefruits, pickled cocktail onions, pepper, sea scallops, sea salt and olive oil. This is a sweet and tart salad that is perfect for a dinner party. Top with fresh parsley.
Pink Grapefruit Yogurt Cake
This delicious cake is full of grapefruit flavor. To make it moist, the secret is greek yogurt and canola oil. There’s grapefruit syrup that intensifies the flavors.
Sweet and refreshing , you’ll probably want to have this all the time. Think of it like lemonade on a hot, summer day-but with grapefruit.
Citrus-Poppy Seed Vingarette
This salad dressing is delicious. It combines, lime, orange and grapefruit juices that’s amazing on fruit and greens.
Grapefruit and Ginger Tart
This desser is creamy deliciouness. It has grapefruit juice, ginger, egg yolks, brandy and more! The crust is ground gingersnaps, melted butter and sugar
This is a sweet and refreshing dessert that perfect for a cookout or a party. All it is 2 grapefruits and some grandulated sugar. To get that crunchy crust, use a blow torch. Yummy!