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Broiled Grapefruit with Cinnamon

Grapefruit is such a delicious, tangy breakfast fruit.

Broiling it sweetens it up a little and makes it more appealing during colder months, when you want something warming instead of light and fresh.

That’s where the cinnamon and honey come in, too.

Give half to your significant other and enjoy it alongside a steaming bowl of oatmeal. Or, it works as a snack, too.

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5 minutes

1 Serving


1 pink grapefruit

1 tablespoon honey

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon



Broiled Grapefruit with Cinnamon
  1. Cut the grapefruit in half widthwise (so the grapefruit stem end is either on the top or bottom of the counter when you cut across the middle).
  2. Cut around the edges and in between each section with a paring knife to make the sections easier to remove with a regular spoon.
  3. Drizzle the honey over the top of both halves.
  4. Sprinkle the cinnamon over both halves.
  5. Broil the grapefruit halves with the sweetened sides up on a cookie sheet.
  6. Remove when the top of the grapefruit starts to turn light brown, 3 – 4 minutes.


In addition to vitamin C, fiber, folate, and potassium, grapefruit also contains powerful phytonutrients naringin and lycopene, which is associated with heart health and cancer prevention.

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