This grapefruit salad with avocado is filled with delicious and nutritious ingredients. Grapefruit is a very good fruit for the winter with all the vitamin C in it and it has fat flushing benefits too. Enjoy your grapefruit salad as a starter for your main meal or for your full light meal.
Grapefruit is a healthy superfood good which helps with weight loss! It does more than help you lose weight, grapefruit is full of many health benefits too. Remember when a person gorged on grapefruit in the 1980’s and seriously lost lots of weight? It was highly restrictive but it turns out all those restrictions were not necessary. Learn about the Health Benefits of Grapefruit: Weight Loss and Much More.
Grapefruit salad is best made with red grapefruit as it is full of lycopene, which is more easily absorbed with some oil, thus the avocados & olive oil in this salad.
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Olive oil is a very healthy oil to add to any salad. Olive oil was referred to as “Liquid Gold” by the famous Greek poet Homer. If you are what you eat, what would happen if you consumed “Liquid Gold” daily? Check out the 12 Health Benefits of Olive Oil With Infographic.
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The dash of mint and Himalayan salt is also good for us.
Time to make your ‘Grapefruit Salad’ for Lunch or Dinner.
Avocado Grapefruit Salad
- 1 red grapefruit
- 1 white grapefruit
- 1 large avocado
- 2 fresh mint sprigs, stems removed
- 1 Tbsp virgin olive oil
- Pinch Himalayan salt
- Remove the outer skin from the grapefruit.
- Prepare the grapefruit by peeling and sectioning.
- Remove the avocado from the peel and cut it into sections as shown in the photo.
- Arrange the avocado pieces on a plate.
- Cover with grapefruit.
- Now drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and mint.
- Time to enjoy this delicious salad.
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Healthy Homemade Grapefruit Juice – The best grapefruit juice is homemade grapefruit juice. Store-bought grapefruit juice with sugar and added preservatives are not healthy. Also, it has usually been brought to a high temperature to preserve it, which reduces its nutritional value.
Winter Grapefruit Smoothie – How about having a colourful grapefruit green smoothie for breakfast filled with nutritious greens, grapefruit, orange and flax seeds? Being warm, it is great for the winter and also helps with weight loss. This nutritious smoothie is very filling too.
If you enjoyed this Grapefruit Salad with Avocado, then how about learning about a few more salad recipes.
In the mood for a salad? Here are some of my favorite salad recipes:
Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Walnuts is Very Tasty – This shiitake mushroom salad is extra delicious with the addition of walnuts. Yum! All the ingredients in this salad are healthy and so it is very good for you. A salad a day is always a good idea as it is a great way to get more vegetables into our diet.
Delicious Radish Quinoa Salad with Arugula – This colorful radish quinoa salad is a yummy and nourishing salad for any season. It is full of good protein from the quinoa. It is a whole meal in one bowl. How easy is that for dishwashing!
Delightfully Delicious Wild Rice Salad– This wild rice salad is delicious, nourishing and filling. It has tasty colorful vegetables in it to give the wild rice a good contrast and is a crunchy salad for lunch or dinner. A very good thing about this salad is it is a whole meal in a bowl which means there are not lots of dishes to wash after eating this delicious meal. Also, I love wild rice!
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Very Healthy Green Salad with Grapes and Avocado – This green salad with grapes and avocado makes a delicious refreshing lunch or as a first course for a bigger meal. It is very nutritious with all the greens. Adding the grapes gives it a sweetness and the avocado a creaminess.
Tasty Vegan Sandwich with Avocado, Cucumber and Pumpkin Seeds – This vegan sandwich is great for a quick simple lunch or snack, some even like it for breakfast. The avocado adds creaminess, while the cucumber is juicy and the pumpkin seeds add a salty crunch. It is so tasty and I like how easy it is to make.
Quinoa Arugula with Avocado Salad – This is a yummy and nourishing quinoa arugula salad for any season. It is full of good protein from the quinoa and the pumpkin seeds. It is a whole meal in one bowl.
Avocado Tomato Salad Dressing – This Avocado Tomato Salad Dressing is an easy way to jazz up any salad! This is a base recipe that you can alter with your choice of herbs or salty flavors. This is enough for 3 salads. A healthy homemade salad dressing is always the way to go. Those store-bought ones are very often filled with unhealthy ingredients.
Avocado Vegetable Dip – What I like about this raw avocado vegetable dip is that it is full of vegetables; adding the celery makes it crunchy and not so rich as well as healthier for you. There are so many dips available to buy at the grocery store but this is one is healthier with its low sodium content, monounsaturated fat and a good source of lutein, an antioxidant that may protect vision. Best of all it is fresh and tasty. Also, I sometimes enjoy this mixture on mixed green salads.
Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Salad – This anti-inflammatory salad is very nutritious with 4 of the 12 Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods. It is an easy salad to make and eat all of it in one sitting. Put it in a big bowl and just eat it. I do that all of the time.