Red Grapefruit Breakfast Parfaits

breakfast parfait

The best part about living in Florida in winter is citrus season. We have a quickly growing margarita tree in a  yard. It’s a tree grafted with several varieties of citrus, so we have 5 different citrus fruits on one tree. It’s so wonderful, and so many of our neighbors have citrus trees too. Neighbors and friends share different varieties of citrus, and you can go for a walk in your neighborhood or down one of the local trails and sneak fruit from neighbors trees that are hung heavy with so much fruit. Not that I’ve ever done that or anything 🙂

But even with so much citrus, I still find myself buying my favorites at the store. I always make sure to buy a bag of honey bell oranges and a few ruby red grapefruits, as well as some meyer lemons when they’re in season. Those are my absolute favorites. So I was so excited to find Dole’s new Red Grapefruit Sunrise Fruit Bowls in 100% juice. Now I can have those delicious ruby red grapefruits, already prepared, any time of year I want. They make a perfect breakfast in parfaits like I have here, or even a great afternoon snack.

red grapefruit parfait

And did you know that February is National Grapefruit Month? What a great way to celebrate than to enjoy some delicious red grapefruit! We’ve been celebrating all month by enjoying fresh Florida Grapefruit in a variety of recipes, and when I run out of the fresh fruit, I have these handy grapefruit bowls ready to go. They make great on the go breakfasts, snacks and even late night desserts.

Each cup has peak-of-ripeness, wholesome peeled grapefruit, packed in a blend of 100% fruit juices and sealed up for an ideal on-the-go snack. They are also naturally gluten free, contain no GMOs (genetically modified or engineered ingredients) or artificial sweeteners and feature BPA free packaging.

DOLE Red Grapefruit Sunrise Fruit Bowls are available in the canned fruit aisle of your local grocery store or super center with a suggested retail price is $3.99/per pack for four individually sealed 4 oz. cups with easy-to-open, peel-off lids. Find more information by visiting

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Yield: 4 servings

Red Grapefruit Breakfast Parfaits

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4 DOLE Red Grapefruit Sunrise Fruit Bowls
Vanilla or plain yogurt
Granola (optional)


Layer grapefruit and yogurt in serving bowls. Top with granola, if desired, and enjoy!

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  19 Responses to “Red Grapefruit Breakfast Parfaits”

  1. The Food Hunter — February 18, 2015 @ 2:28 pm

    It is citrus season here in Arizona too. I will need to make this soon.

  2. Kirsten/ComfortablyDomestic — February 18, 2015 @ 3:51 pm

    Citrus season in my favorite time in the winter because it brings a little Florida sunshine to the great white north.

  3. JH/TX — February 18, 2015 @ 4:09 pm

    We’ve tried to grow citrus without success. I’m wondering if this would be good with other fruits like berries or bananas?

    • Angie McGowan — February 19, 2015 @ 11:50 am

      of course! any fruit would work!

  4. Amanda @ The Kitcheneer — February 18, 2015 @ 6:02 pm

    This would be perfect for me to pack up and take to work for one of my breakfasts! I love citrus season!

  5. Martha @ A Family Feast — February 18, 2015 @ 8:43 pm

    I’ve been craving all sorts of citrus lately – this parfait is calling my name!

  6. Ginny McMeans — February 19, 2015 @ 9:10 am

    What a great citrus tree to have. Now I need to plant one! Your parfait lloks great and would really perk up a morning.

  7. Cookin Canuck — February 19, 2015 @ 1:05 pm

    That margarita tree sounds very cool…how fun to have your pick of citrus on one tree. Red grapefruits are always a favorite in our house, and this breakfast parfait would be a hit, for sure!

  8. Erin @ Texanerin Baking — February 19, 2015 @ 3:00 pm

    5 types of citrus fruit? I now officially hate you. 😉 My dream is to live somewhere where I can have a lemon tree. But 5 types of citrus?! Oh my gosh. That would be amazing.

    And these parfaits look like a great way to start the day!

  9. [email protected] Mom — February 19, 2015 @ 3:24 pm

    I did not know it was Red grapefruit month! I do love red grapefruits much more than regular! These look good enough for dessert not just breakfast!

  10. Heather | girlichef — February 19, 2015 @ 10:04 pm

    No way, I didn’t even know that was possible! I want a tree like that in my yard (which means moving away from this frozen tundra)! And this is exactly what I’d want to eat for breakfast any day – looks great.

  11. Nutmeg Nanny — February 20, 2015 @ 12:03 am

    I’m so jealous of your citrus trees! I WISH I could get super fresh grapefruit here in NY. Love the look of the parfait. It’s the perfect way to show off winters fresh fruit.

  12. Joshua Hampton — February 20, 2015 @ 1:19 am

    The parfait looks amazing. Seems like a great way to start the morning with. Also – five different citrus fruits in one tree? I want one.

  13. Anita — February 20, 2015 @ 2:29 am

    This totally says Florida to me – bright, tropical, and sweet!

  14. Colleen (Souffle Bombay) — February 20, 2015 @ 8:37 pm

    What?? I never heard of such a tree, I am so curious! Ruby Reds are my favorite!! This looks fantastic!

  15. Angie | Big Bear's Wife — February 20, 2015 @ 8:48 pm

    Oh they look beautiful! I wish we had a citrus season haha, I’d be making these all the time.

  16. Coleen @ The Redhead Baker — February 21, 2015 @ 11:25 pm

    What a neat tree! I didn’t know that was even possible. That breakfast parfait looks so refreshing!

  17. Lauren @ Healthy Delicious — February 23, 2015 @ 12:59 pm

    That margarita tree sounds like the most magical thing ever…I can’t believe it really exists!! If I lived down there i would definitely need a grapefruit tree though – I love them! My grandma used to mail me a box for my birthday ever year… they’re so much better than hat you can buy in the stores up here.

  18. Paula - bell'alimento — February 23, 2015 @ 7:28 pm

    So easy and healthy! Looks like breakfast tomorrow!

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