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3 Delicious Ways to Feature Pineapple at Your End of Summer BBQ

 A Bittersweet Way to Close Out Summer. 

As we journey into the last week of August many people are planning their labor day BBQs. Traditionally, Labor Day serves as the real last hoorah for the summer. Kids have gone back to school, and we have transitioned into the cooler months. However, there is no rule that says you can’t fully embrace the tropical vibes that come with summer. We have put together 3 delicious ways for you to incorporate pineapple into the dishes that you serve at your Labor Day/end of summer BBQs. 

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Three Easy and Healthy 10 Minute Snacks Your Kids Will Love.

Cute Ways to Incorporate Pineapple in to Your Kids After-School Snacks!

Back to school season can get really hectic for parents, especially when it comes to preparing healthy snacks that kids actually enjoy. We’ve gathered a few fruit-based recipes that are fun and enjoyable for both kids and parents alike.

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The Perfect Summertime Picnic

summertime picnic

Summertime Means Plenty of Chances for Outdoor Activities!

Whether that is a hike up a trail, a stroll through the woods, or a casual stroll through a field of long grass, you’ll probably want to rest for a moment or two and take in the serenity nature has to offer, with a summertime picnic! There is no way better to do that then by enjoying delicious food while you do. But just exactly how do you pack a perfect picnic meal? Well, in this blog post we’re going to be giving you the most essential items to put in that picnic basket, Dorothy, and we’re not talking about Todo. After all, July is national picnic month.

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Celebrate National Grilling Month with Grilled Pineapple

July is National Grilling Month! Try these grilled pineapple recipes the next time you fire up the grill.

The sun is shining, the weather is beautiful, and there’s no better way to soak it up than spending time outdoors. Don’t limit your outdoor time to relaxing in the pool, getting active, and fishing – get cooking outside too, with grilled pineapple!

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Pineapple Ice Cream, Summer’s Perfect Pairing

Beat the Summer Heat with Pineapple Ice Cream!

Though ice cream is a widely loved sweet treat, it’s usually loaded with sugar and fat and can be unhealthy for you. For those who have stuck to their New Years Resolutions to get that desired “beach bod,” ice cream is a slippery slope. 

However, we’re here to tell you, “Don’t worry!” 

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5 Healthy Ways to Incorporate Pineapple into Your Diet and Lifestyle

Perfect Ways to Incorporate Pineapple into Your Daily Wellness Routine

Pineapples are rich in vitamins and minerals that can do wonders for the body when consumed regularly. Specifically, they contain high amounts of manganese which is part of the antioxidant enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD). SOD is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties and works to improve bone mineral density and reduce the risk of illness.

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Perfect Pineapple BBQ Chicken Skewers

The Perfect Dish for a Summer Cookout

Celebrate the start of Summer with sweet and savory pineapple chicken skewers! Switch up the usual burgers and hotdogs to this light, fresh dish that your friends and family will keep asking for all summer. The tartness of our Chestnut Hill Farms Perfect Pineapple brushed with a tangy BBQ sauce pairs wonderfully with red bell pepper or your favorite seasonal veggie for a colorful, delicious treat.

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Perfect Pineapple Mango Bowl

5 Ingredient Smoothie Bowl 

As warmer weather approaches, we’re looking for some delicious drinks to cool us off. We think this Pineapple Mango Smoothie Bowl will do just the trick!

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Spicy Frozen Perfect Pineapple Margarita

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The Perfect Springtime Pineapple Cocktail to Spice Up Happy Hour

Ready to feel like you’re on vacation without even leaving your house? The sweet and spicy flavors in this frozen cocktail blend so beautifully, it will feel like you’ve been transported to a tropical island. Using one of our very own Chestnut Hill Farms Perfect Pineapples, combined with the spice from a jalapeno and a tangy Tajin rim, this cocktail will be a hit for happy hour any week. 

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Sheet Pan Perfect Pineapple Ham

Perfect Pineapple Ham
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A Fresh and Simple Easter Dinner Recipe

It’s just not Easter without an infamous Easter Ham! The unlikely combination of pineapple and ham tends to make a strong appearance every year on this holiday. Cooking a whole Easter ham on your own can be time-consuming and tedious. That’s why we’re sharing this simple recipe that will be sure to impress your family and friends. 

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