Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  63
  • Protein  1
  • Carbohydrates  17
  • Fat  0
  • Cholesterol  0
  • Sodium  1
  • Potassium  174
  • Phosphorus  13
  • Calcium  20
  • Fiber  1.2

Broiled Honey Grapefruit

When you're on a kidney diet, this recipe for Broiled Honey Grapefruit is a delicious and healthy way to start your morning.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by the DaVita dietitian team.

Portions: 2     Serving size: 1/2 grapefruit


  • 1 grapefruit
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Preheat broiler to 400º F.
  2. Cut grapefruit in half then cut around the edges and sections of each grapefruit half.
  3. Drizzle the top of each half with a teaspoon of honey and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon.
  4. Broil grapefruit for 6 minutes or until it starts to brown.
  5. Serve hot.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, medium potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Sectioning the grapefruit before broiling makes it easier to eat.
  • Grapefruit and grapefruit juice are known to interact with some medications. Check with your healthcare team to be sure grapefruit is safe to include in your diet.

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Broiled Honey Grapefruit

JasonEdwards38 says:


If you are on cholesterol medication, you do NOT want to ingest grapefruit. It can multiply the level of drug in your system to dangerous levels.

Jan. 08, 2013, 1:50 PM - Inappropriate review?

Broiled Honey Grapefruit

pegels says:


While this is an acceptable recipe for dialysis patients, you should caution that for those folks who have had a transplant (and we still love the eals and advice) and are on anti-rejection meds, grapefruit is a giant no-no!

Jan. 01, 2013, 10:52 AM - Inappropriate review?

Broiled Honey Grapefruit



This is fine reciept.. but if your leading problem is highblood pressure along w/ renal failure.(dailysis) No grapefruit is advised

Mar. 26, 2009, 1:08 PM - Inappropriate review?

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