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Nutritious and low-calorie grapefruit is a tasty addition to Winter Citrus Salad. Sweet and Spicy Pecans add great toasted crunch with a little bit of a kick. Photo by Sue Doeden

Nutritious citrus: Winter salad satisfies

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The sweet aroma of grapefruit greeted me early this morning as I wandered into my dark kitchen to make coffee. Their fragrance triggers memories of holidays past.


As a child, I would eagerly await the arrival of a big box of fresh fruit sometime just before Christmas. My Aunt Elinor, who lived in Chicago, always sent us a holiday gift box of pears and apples or a box of Florida oranges and grapefruit.

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