Healthy Recipe: Maple Grilled Grapefruit

By Laura Brooks on 03/29/2007
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You’ll warm up to this short and sweet take on a familiar fruit that’s usually served cold…grapefruit!  In the spirit of yesterday’s post, Healthy Eating & Maple Sugaring Time, here is a delicious healthy eating example of how you can enjoy a simple carbohydrate like maple sugar with a more complex carb.  Also a great source of fiber and vitamin C, grapefruit helps to support the immune system and may even help reduce cold symptoms or severity of cold symptoms. This is one healthy recipe that can help you forget flu season for good!

Makes 4 servings

  2 grapefruit cut in half
  ½ cup maple syrup
  2 tbsp. melted butter (optional)
  dash cinnamon
  handful golden raisins

Combine syrup, butter, and cinnamon, and spread over the cut half of each grapefruit (You may want to cut each section free before broiling). Sprinkle raisins on top. Place on broiler pan about 4" below flame and broil 2-4 minutes. Serve hot.

For more healthy recipes check out the other delicious recipes listed on this blog or visit Green Mountain Healthy Living Recipe Favorites.

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