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National Grapefruit Month

A whole grapefruit with leaves along with a sliced grapefruit on a table.

Did you know that February is National Grapefruit Month? Here in Revere, MA and everywhere else around the country, people will be celebrating the sweet, juicy goodness that is a grapefruit. In celebration, we put together a list of our favorite grapefruit-based recipes to make sure that all of our residents are able to properly celebrate this important holiday. Try making these recipes in your apartment at Rumney Flats and you’re sure to wow your friends and family.

Pink Grapefruit Bars from The View From Great Island

These sweet bars are great to serve at a dinner party at your apartment. To make them you’ll need the following ingredients: whole wheat flour, brown sugar, unsalted butter, eggs, zest of grapefruit, Ruby Red Grapefruit, sugar, a lemon squeeze, baking powder, all-purpose flour, cornstarch, red food coloring, and powdered sugar as a garnish.

Spicy Shrimp and Citrus Salad from Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

For a filling and fresh salad, you need to try this spicy shrimp and citrus salad. You wouldn’t think those flavors go together, but just wait until you give it a try. Gather up these ingredients to get started: spinach, kale or lettuce; grapefruit; orange; blood orange; and red onion. Click on the link for the rest of the ingredients to make this satisfying dish.

Broiled Grapefruit With Brown Sugar & Honey from The Rustic Willow

If you love to eat straight from a fresh grapefruit, try this recipe to shake things up for a delicious twist. Drop cinnamon, brown sugar, and honey on top of a grapefruit half, then broil it for about 5 minutes. It’ll create a delicious and juicy breakfast or snack for any time of the day.

Here’s one extra bonus tip from us. If you happen to choose a grapefruit that’s too far on the tart side of the taste spectrum, just add a little extra sugar to any of these recipes to sweeten it right up! Everyone’s taste buds are different, so make sure you play around with the taste to get something you’ll really enjoy. Thanks for reading our blog this month!