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Spiced Ruby Red Grapefruit Salad

Serves 2.

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    Spiced Ruby Red Grapefruit Salad

    Give retro broiled grapefruit the morning off and make a robust citrus salad instead. Ginger, lime, and black pepper perk up sweet-sour-bitter pink grapefruit segments for a sophisticated side for breakfast in bed. The best part: this recipe’s core ingredient is ultra heart-healthy. Women who eat grapefruit as part of a healthy diet may see higher HDL (good) cholesterol, as well as lower triglycerides and C-reactive protein.

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    Sleep-in option

    Segment grapefruit up to 1 day in advance and store airtight in refrigerator, in its juices. Dress with spices right before serving.

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    Spiced Ruby Red Grapefruit Salad

    Ingredients

    • 1 large or 2 small ruby red grapefruits, cold
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) grated fresh ginger
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) lime zest
    • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) coconut sugar
    • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground black pepper or pink pepper

    Nutrition

    Per serving:

    • calories43
    • protein1g
    • fat0g
      • saturated fat0g
      • trans fat0g
    • carbohydrates11g
      • sugars1g
      • fibre1g
    • sodium0mg

    Directions

    01

    Using sharp knife, peel and segment grapefruit into large bowl and squeeze in juice from the core and pith. Gently mix in ginger, lime zest, coconut sugar, and black pepper. Serve immediately.

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