Grapefruit facts and general information about grapefruits.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Grapefruit is Available:
Grapefruit is available year round but their peak season is
How Does Grapefruit Grow:
Grapefruit grows in grape-like clusters on a tree in warm tropical
What to Look for When Buying Grapefruit:
They should be heavy for their size, smooth skin and firm.
Grapefruit should have a bright skin and no blemishes.
Grapefruit Storage Tips:
You can store on the counter but if stored in the fridge it will
last up to 2 weeks.
How to Cook with Grapefruit:
Cut the fruit out of the segments and use them in salads, eat as is
or drink the juice. Use a
grapefruit spoonto get the grapefruit out.
Grapefruit Nutrition Facts:
Grapefruit are full of Vitamin C, antioxidants, folic acid and
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Spinach Fruit Salad
fresh spinach or romaine lettuce
fruit of choice: sliced strawberries, sliced kiwi, avocado slices,
grapefruit sections (save juice for dressing)
Toss salad together and serve with dressing below.
1/3 Cup oil
1 teaspoon orange peel
½ Cup grapefruit juice
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon mustard
¼ teaspoon Salt
Stir ingredients together in bowl or salad shaker.
pink grapefruit, cut in segments
orange, cut in segments
1/4 Cup olive oil
1/4 Cup orange juice
1 Tablespoon honey
In serving bowl, add cut fruit. In a cup, stir together oil,
orange juice and honey. Blend together and drizzle over fruit.
Fruit and Yogurt Mix
1 banana,cut in slices
1 apple, diced
1 orange, peeled, sectioned
1 grapefruit, sectioned
2 kiwis, peeled and sliced
Small container yogurt
4 teaspoons of brown sugar
Cut fruit and dump it into a bowl. Add brown sugar and yogurt. Stir.
Chill until ready to serve.