Pink Grapefruit is Perfect for Summer

By : | On : August 12, 2014 | Category : Gift Ideas

Hot summer weather is on the way and it’s time to stock up on pink grapefruit. Delicious and refreshing pink grapefruit is one of the best citrus fruits to have on hand for summer weather. You can use fresh pink grapefruit to create wonderfully refreshing drinks, salads, desserts and snacks that everyone will love. You can make average days extraordinary by serving a pink grapefruit punch and some cool snacks in the middle of the afternoon. You can thrill your friends and family members with light and sweet frozen desserts at family picnics. And you can just relax on the porch on a hot day guilt free with a cold and refreshing pink grapefruit snack.

If you haven’t ordered a big box of pink grapefruit yet for the summer you should order one now. Having plenty of pink grapefruit in the pantry is the best way to ensure that you can whip up some seasonal pink grapefruit treats at a moment’s notice when family or friends drop by during the summer months. If you want to add some variety to your citrus recipes this summer you can also add oranges and tangerines to the pantry so that you can blend orange juice with grapefruit juice for a unique taste or use tangerine segments and grapefruit segments in tempting summer salads. Here are just a few ideas to inspire you to create out of this world summer treats with pink grapefruit:

Pink grapefruit popsicles – These treats are pink and pretty and super refreshing. Just mix fresh pink grapefruit juice with either Ruby red grapefruit juice or orange juice and boil with a little sugar. Pour the mixture into plastic popsicle molds and freeze to make homemade popsicles. Your kids will love them and because they’re all natural and made from fresh citrus juice you can feel good about serving them. Don’t be surprised if all the neighborhood kids come to your house for popsicles.

Pink grapefruit punch – This is a classic summer party staple. Whether you add alcohol or not is up to you but a mixture of fresh pink grapefruit juice, ginger ale, and lemon lime soda garnished with a few slices of oranges is a refreshing summer party punch that everyone loves. If you want to take the punch to the next level you can use frozen pink grapefruit sorbet to keep it cold.

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