Recipes

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

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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

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 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

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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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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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