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3 Unexpected Ways to Use a Pineapple Crown

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What To Do With Your Pineapple Crown 

Have you ever went to dive into a delicious pineapple and been disappointed when it’s time to discard of its beautiful crown? Us too. 
So here are some helpful tips and tricks for fun and creative ways to use your pineapple crown once you’re all finished eating. 

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A Trick-Free Healthy Dried Pineapple Treat

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Looking for a sweet treat that won’t play health tricks on you this fall? Make your own chewy dried pineapple treat! You and your kids can enjoy it as a snack on its own or part of a trail mix. Dried pineapple is a simple, flavorful way to take in all of the anti-inflammatory, immunity-boosting and pain-relieving properties that our favorite tropical fruit has to offer. And the good news: you don’t need any fancy equipment to make it! All you need is an oven, a knife and a fresh Chestnut Hill Farms pineapple to make this delicious and nutritious fall-time treat on your own!

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Pineapple Halloween Party

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Host a Halloween Party with the Perfect Pineapple

If you’re hosting a frightfully fun Halloween party this year, you may wonder how to limit the high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners on the dessert table. Luckily, we have an answer for you! With a perfect pineapple Halloween party, your party treats can stay sweet- just, naturally sweet.

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How to Carve a Halloween Pineapple

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2019 is the Year of Halloween Pineapple Carving

Are you feeling a little creative this October? Switch up spooky season festivities by carving a Halloween pineapple in lieu of a classic pumpkin! Pineapples make great jack-o-lanterns because they are less wasteful and smell amazing.

Get creative with the pineapple’s unique shape! Will its iconic, leafy crown become a funky hairstyle for your jack-o-lantern? Just like pumpkins, pineapples come in all sizes and are the perfect canvas for a festive creation.

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Pineapple Fall Recipes

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Keep the Queen Fruit Alive this Autumn With Pineapple Fall Recipes

As fall recipes begin to fill our Pinterest boards, our favorite summer flavors, such as pineapple, tend to wither in the shadows as essences of pumpkin take center stage. This is, quite possibly, one of the BIGGEST mistakes any foodie can make. Get ready to fill the season with pineapple fall recipes.

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Pineapple Pizza: Is Pineapple a Good Pizza Topping?

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Let’s settle the debate over pineapple pizza.

There is no doubt that pizza is one of the most enjoyable and popular foods. Warm bread, rich marinara and melty cheese — you can’t go wrong! Or can you? Today we are tackling one of the greatest food debates of all time: Does pineapple belong on a pizza?

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Pineapple Football Season Recipes

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It’s finally football season, so you know what that means: tailgates, barbecues, and delicious pineapple appetizers (pineapp-etizers, if you will)! This year, we can look forward to some intense face-offs: the SEC Championship on December 7th, 2019, the College Football National Championship on January 13th, 2020, and the 54th Super Bowl on February 2nd, 2020. At your tailgate, what better way to spice up your table and spoil your party guests than with these scrumptious pineapple apps? As you plan your party, check out these football season recipes that will give you all the energy you’ll need to cheer for your team.

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Chestnut Hill Farms Encourages You to Eat More Fruits and Veggies This Month

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September is National Fruits and Veggies Month 

It’s no secret that when you eat well, you feel well, and according to the Produce for Better Health Foundation, September is now recognized as national fruits and veggies month! This initiative is all about raising awareness to get people more involved in their overall fruit and veggie consumption. 

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Chestnut Hill Farms Supports Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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Blood Cancer Awareness Month with LLS

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society has one clear mission: cure leukemia, lymphoma, heart disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. They are also the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to helping blood cancer patients. Simply put, beating cancer is in their blood. September is Blood Cancer Awareness month, and we are joining forces with LLS to support their drive for a cure.

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137 Years of Labor Day Celebrations

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Today, Labor Day celebrations include picnics, barbecues, weekend sales and three-day vacations. This fun-filled weekend often includes delicious food, great drinks and good times shared with friends and family.

However, Labor Day celebrations didn’t always look this way. In fact, it all started with a protest for better working conditions in the late 1800s. On September 5th, 1882, the Central Labor Union led 10,000 Americans in a march for labor rights from New York’s City Hall to an uptown Manhattan.

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