Avocado Grapefruit Salad

Many people think of grapefruit as something to be served at breakfast cut in half, but really there are so many delicious ways of serving it.  I use it in salads, desserts, and just plain like an orange.  If you have not tried the pink variety, you must!  They are just the right amount of sweet and tart, so no need of added sugar; find them in our produce department. One of my favorite ways to serve them is in a winter salad paired with avocados.  The rich avocado is wonderful with the tart grapefruit; add some nuts in and even better!  It is a great way to get your vitamin C, healthy oils and greens.

Author: Amy

Amy currently works in our deli contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan dessert and food blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She is also a cookbook author, of the books Just Vegan Cakes, Fragrant Vanilla Cake: Sweet and Savory and Rawlicious Desserts. She specializes in raw, vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local,fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



On two plates, place a mound of greens. arrange grapefruit slices over each mound, then the avocado slices, dividing evenly between the two.  Sprinkle pistachios over the top of the salads.

In a small bowl, whisk together the orange juice, zest, vinegar, olive oil, poppy seeds , honey, and sea salt.  Drizzle the dressing over the salads and serve!

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Recipe Type

  • Allergen Friendly
  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • Paleo
  • Raw
  • Salad
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Salad

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Easy