It’s that time of year again–the time when citrus fruits are at their peak freshness and are in abundance at the grocery stores. Most grapefruit varieties are in season from approximately October/November through April so right now is the perfect time to enjoy them! Just check out this beautifully brilliant red Texas Star grapefruit below!
Beyond their vibrant color and sweet flavor, grapefruits pack a huge Vitamin C punch. With the cold and the flu spreading like wildfire during this time of the year, it’s as if Mother Nature knew that we would need these citrus fruits to help us stave off those nasty sicknesses.
I can’t stand that it’s been so long since my last post!! To be perfectly honest though, I needed to take a break. The past month, all of my free time has been consumed by the typical holiday madness, a much-needed trip to see my family, doctors appointments, an unexpected surgery (with another one in just a few days), and getting back into my regular routine. As I finally (and stubbornly) came to realize about a month ago, I had been burning the candle at both ends and my body was begging me to slow down and relax. A small hiatus was a must.
**Sorry guys, I’ve been experiencing some technical difficulties. I actually posted this recipe a couple of weeks ago and then it somehow disappeared and was nowhere to be found. And because I stink with computers, I was unable to fix it and decided to just post it again!
Yes, it’s the first day of spring (woohoo!) and I’m posting a soup recipe. I know I should probably be posting something more spring-like, but please hear me out.
It’s hard to believe that the first official day of spring is less than two weeks away. It’s already beginning to feel like spring here in Dallas with warmer temperatures creeping in, flowers blooming, and the days getting noticeably longer. And although I look forward to springtime (it’s my favorite season) I’m not quite ready to give up everything winter-related just yet. Continue reading →