Recipes

Sip to Good Health with Iced Pineapple Matcha Green Tea

Iced Pineapple Matcha

Matcha and Pineapple Deliver Antioxidants and Refreshing Flavor In This Easy Drink Recipe

Put a spin on your classic morning coffee with this refreshing iced pineapple matcha tea. Matcha green tea and pineapple juice combine for a drink that’s as full of flavor as it is antioxidants, while coconut milk gives it a sweet creaminess that’ll transport you to the tropics. Delivering plenty of nutritional benefits, this healthy drink is the perfect way to kick off your New Year’s resolutions.

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Is Pineapple Safe for Dogs?

Health Benefits of Feeding Your Dog Pineapple

Pineapple isn’t just a healthy snack for humans – it is for dogs too! Fresh, frozen, or baked, pineapple dog treats are great for pups.

Pineapple provides many health benefits to humans, but pet owners are often left wondering whether or not their favorite snack can be shared with their dog. Pineapple is full of nutrients like Vitamin C and Manganese, which help with fighting illness and producing energy. Luckily, these same nutrients that benefit humans can also make for a nutrient-packed treat for your dog. While pineapple is a great choice for your dog, it is also high in fiber and natural sugar and should be enjoyed in small amounts. 

When sharing pineapple with your dog for the first time, it’s best to monitor them to make sure they are digesting it well. Also keep in mind that while raw pineapple is perfectly safe for dogs to eat, canned pineapple should be avoided because most dogs don’t react well to the sugary syrup in canned pineapple. There are a few parts of a pineapple that dogs shouldn’t eat. Dogs should only enjoy the soft inner fruit as feeding them the skin or core of a pineapple could cause intestinal irritation or choking. 

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Start the New Year With a Healthy Detox

Your Guide to a Pineapple Filled New Year Detox

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to start a new health routine, using juice cleanses for your detox are just one of the healthy ways pineapples can be used for to give your body the nutrients it needs. Including pineapple in your juice detoxes provides many health benefits for fighting the flu, preventing inflammation, and killing unhealthy bacteria in your body. Pineapple is full of Vitamin C, an antioxidant that defends your body from sickness and strengthens your immune system. Aside from Vitamin C, pineapples also contain manganese, an energy-producing nutrient, and Vitamin B, which helps the enzymatic reactions needed for energy production. 

Follow along for a great list of recipes to start your New Year Detox!

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Make Your Holiday Season Sweeter with Pineapple

Holiday Pineapple

How to Incorporate Pineapple in to Your Holiday Celebrations this Season

It feels like we’ve blinked and the holiday season is just around the corner! Last year was not, shall we say, the most conventional, so why not lean into the craziness and try something new again?

With plenty of traditions already established, it can be a challenge to find new ways to celebrate, but every family is always looking to include something sweet and healthy in the holiday mix. You are probably thinking Christmas goes more with presents and pies than pineapples, but read on for healthy and cost-effective new traditions to incorporate pineapple into your holiday season!

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Add Pineapple to your Thanksgiving Cornucopia

Thanksgiving

 Move Aside the Candied Yams and Make Room for Sweet Pineapple

We can practically smell the bird roasting in the oven, which means Thanksgiving is just around the corner! It is the perfect time to gather with loved ones in the spirit of giving thanks and to enjoy the beautiful harvest. As you dust off the family cookbook, check out three favorite Thanksgiving menu staples with a twist.

But before we get into the details, a little history lesson…

You may be asking, is pineapple considered a thanksgiving ingredient? Yes, it is!

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Healthy Pineapple Snacks for Fall

Move Over Pumpkin Spice, Pineapple Has Arrived!

Fall has finally begun, and while some people are flocking to the apple orchard for cider and donuts, here at Chestnut Hill Farms, we’re taking tractor rides around the pineapple farm. Chestnut Hill Pineapples, grown year-round, are as sweet as they can be: perfect and ready to use for your healthy pineapple seasonal recipes. 

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National Pineapple Month

How to Celebrate National Pineapple Month

Attention, attention! It’s our favorite time of the year here on the farm…National Pineapple Month! October marks the time of year to pick yourself up one of these delicious, healthy tropical treats to enjoy and share with family and friends. National Pineapple Month is dedicated to this tantalizing fruit, native to the Americas and first consumed by the Tupi people. So why is there an entire month dedicated to this tropical fruit? Well, because pineapples are amazing and delicious in so many different ways!

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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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