Easy Ways to Eat More Grapefruit
Grapefruit are extremely nutritious and have a wide range of health benefits, including weight loss. It’s very true that eating grapefruit can help you lose weight. But, other than eating grapefruit with your breakfast in the morning, how can you work grapefruit into your busy schedule? It’s easy, if you get creative.
The health benefits that you’ll get from eating grapefruit make it worth the time and effort to find new and fun ways to get more grapefruit into your diet. There are a lot of creative tips from diet and nutrition experts on how to eat more grapefruit, without getting bored, that you can incorporate into your everyday life.
One of the easiest ways to get more grapefruit into your diet is to keep grapefruit wherever you are going to be. Buy a case of grapefruit and divide it up. Keep some at home; keep some in your desk drawer or in the lunchroom at work. Keep a few in your bag for when you need a quick snack or when you need a quick energy boost on your way to the gym. Pack grapefruit in your kid’s lunches and serve grapefruit as an after school snack. In order to protect your grapefruit from bruising when you’re carrying it in a bag or when your kids take them to school in a backpack you can buy or make a grapefruit jacket. A grapefruit jacket is a small knitted sack that goes around a grapefruit and closes with a hook or a button and protects your grapefruit from getting banged up while traveling. An inexpensive grapefruit jacket makes grapefruit a perfectly portable snack for you and your whole family.
If you don’t want to carry grapefruit around with you then you can fill a re-useable bottle with pure grapefruit juice in the morning and keep it with you all day. Fresh squeezed grapefruit juice is delicious and very nutritious. The vitamins and minerals in the juice will give you a natural boost when you’re starting to fade during the day. Fresh fruit juice is a great alternative to heavily caffeinated drinks or energy drinks which can end up leaving you dehydrated and wiped out. You can also use freshly squeezed grapefruit juice instead of water in smoothies and yogurt drinks. Using juice instead of water will give smoothies an extra nutritional punch and make them naturally sweet so that you don’t need to add sugar or other sweeteners.
Grapefruit aren’t just for snacks or for breakfast. Grapefruit segments added to salad create a salad that is visually appealing as well as tasty and nutritious. Grapefruit juice can be used with breadcrumbs to create a slightly sweet and slightly tart breading for meats and fish. And of course grapefruit juice and grapefruit segments can be used in endless ways in different dessert dishes. You can make intricate and complicated fruit desserts with grapefruit, or you can make desserts as simple as gelatin and grapefruit segments and they will all be delicious and nutritious.