Happy Grapefruits! Loaded with vitamin C, vitamin A, and fiber which makes for a great breakfast. Comes in a variety of colors – red, white, and pink. This fruit grows mainly in Florida. Plus they smell amazing! Cut in half and smell the fruity aroma. Then sprinkle with a little bit of sugar and broil in the oven for a couple minutes. Watch as the fruit gets bubbly and golden brown. A great healthy treat and dessert!
Why are grapefruits amazing?
Boosts immune system because packed with vitamin C and A
Helps with weight management because of the fiber
Gives a feeling of fullness
May help prevent kidney stones
Very hydrating – water filled fruit
Grapefruit the superfood!
Chock full of vitamin C, vitamin A, calcium, iron
Vitamin C – works with protein metabolism which in turn helps with wound healing due to collagen, improves immune function
An antioxidant food….meaning it protects cells from damage and harmful bacteria
Small amounts of B vitamins, zinc, copper
Helps prevent infection
How to include this fruit in your meals?
Cut in half and scoop segments with a spoon or use a grapefruit spoon which has serrated edges
Enjoy as a snack or with breakfast
Sprinkle on a little sugar
Juice for mimosas or palomas
Add to smoothies, salads, and quinoa
Create a breakfast fruit parfait with Greek yogurt
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