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Snack Time! 4 Simple & Nutritious Pineapple Recipes to Keep You Going All Day

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Get Your Daily Dose of Vitamin C With These Tropical Snacks

Whether you start longing for something sugary around 3 or you’re dreaming of a bag of chips at 4, it can be hard to resist unhealthy temptations when you’re hungry. To help combat our habit of making questionable, cravings-fueled decisions about our snacks, it’s best to keep some more nutritious options nearby. So that you can be ready for snack time when hunger hits, we’ve gathered up some of our favorite pineapple snacks – all with 5 ingredients or less, and all full of good-for-you nutrients that are ready to give you the energy you need to finish the day.

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Stay Hydrated This Summer with Pineapple-Infused Water

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Add Tropical Flavor to Your Everyday Drinking Water

Looking for a great way to stay healthy and hydrated this summer? Try adding pineapple to your everyday drinking water! Pineapples provide a multitude of health benefits including supporting the immune system, improving eye health, and promoting heart function. Tossing some fruit into your everyday water is a simple way to obtain extra vitamins and give your drink a sweet taste and tropical flavor! With just a few ingredients, pineapple-infused water is easy to make and can be enjoyed during any time of the day. Read on for some of our favorites to try for yourself.

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Party with Pineapple for Cinco de Mayo

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4 Pineapple Recipes to Get the Fiesta Started This May

It’s nearly May, which means Cinco de Mayo is quickly approaching! Although we can’t celebrate the holiday at our favorite Mexican restaurants right now, there’s no excuse not to throw a party at home. Whip up some of our favorite tropical treats, schedule a Skype session with your friends and family, and play some great music for the perfect, quarantine-friendly fiesta.

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4 Steps to Throwing the Perfect Indoor Pineapple Picnic

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Celebrate National Picnic Day in Your Own Living Room

Surprise! Picnics don’t have to be outside to be fun. With fresh Costa Rican pineapples available all year long, there’s no reason you should have to wait for perfect weather to have a picnic. Instead, throw a no-matter-the-season indoor picnic in your own living room. With delicious snacks, a cozy blanket, and some good company, a picnic is the perfect way to spend an afternoon, regardless of where you might be. Plus, with National Picnic Day on April 23 rapidly approaching, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how you’re going to celebrate. We’ve boiled it down into four simple steps so you can spend less time preparing and more time picnicking.

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How to Can Your Own Pineapple

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Make the Most of Fresh Pineapple with These Simple Recipes

Since pineapple is available year-round, you’ll never be without fresh tropical fruit. However, many recipes call for canned pineapple, which offers a different texture and flavor to a dish than its fresh cousin. While you can buy canned pineapple at the store, canning it at home allows you to limit the amount of added sugar, making for a healthier option. Plus, canning is a great way to preserve the fruit if you accidentally bought too much (we also love freezing it for smoothies). Read on for our tips on canning pineapple, plus a few other recipes that preserve this tangy fruit for future enjoyment.

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5 Pineapple Cocktails for a Tropical Toast

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Raise a Glass to National Cocktail Day with These Pineapple Aperitifs

Though they may be the most well-known pineapple cocktail, you don’t have to like Pina Coladas – or getting caught in the rain – to add a tropical twist to your toast this National Cocktail Day. With a subtle tanginess and tons of flavor, pineapple is the perfect addition to many spirits and offers a delicious fruity base for both sweet and savory cocktails. So, whether you prefer rum, vodka, or gin, you can be sure you’ll find a drink you’ll be eager to celebrate with this March 24th. Cheers!

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Bring on Spring: 4 Pineapple Recipes Featuring the Season’s Best

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Welcome in the Warmer Weather with These Spring-Friendly Recipes

With the first day of spring rapidly approaching, more and more produce is coming into season. Though Costa Rican pineapple is ripe and available year-round, it pairs perfectly with seasonal spring options. From classic combinations like pineapple and mango to more original ones like pineapple and peas, the tropical fruit will bring an extra bit of brightness and flavor to your table this month. Read on for four perfect pineapple pairings for spring.

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Take Valentine’s Day to the Tropics with These 4 Pineapple Recipes

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Let Pineapple Sweeten Up Your Valentine’s Day

Between chocolate, candy, cake, and more, Valentine’s Day is all about the sweets. While we certainly aren’t complaining about a little extra sugar, we also know that there are other, healthier ways to sweeten up your holiday.

That’s where pineapple comes in.

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3 Ways to Add Green Juice to Your Diet

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Green juice makes getting your fruits and vegetables easier.

Whether you’re new to healthy eating or you’re already a nutrition wiz, green juice is a simple way to add a few more servings of fruits and vegetables to your diet. Green vegetables, in particular, are full of minerals and vitamins. Plus, with the helpful addition of sweet pineapple, these juices go from simply nutritious to refreshing and delicious.

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Perfect Pineapple Super Bowl Party Recipes

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On February 2nd, fans will gather to celebrate America’s biggest professional sporting event: The Super Bowl. When the NFL’s 100th season ends, households everywhere will host viewing parties for Super Bowl 54. Most viewers are true football enthusiasts, some prefer the half time show and others are most excited about catching funny commercials during the game. However, there’s one thing we can all agree is the priority when it comes to a Super Bowl party: The snacks! At Chestnut Hill Farms, we have rounded up our favorite Super Bowl party recipes—with a pineapple twist, of course!

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