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Tag Archives: fresh produce
Welcome in the Warmer Weather with These Spring-Friendly Recipes
As spring approaches, seasonal produce is coming into season, and pineapple is a versatile fruit that pairs perfectly with spring options. Though Costa Rican pineapple is ripe and available year-round, incorporating it into your spring recipes is a great way to add a healthy and flavorful touch to your meals. Pineapple is rich in nutrients such as vitamin C, bromelain, and fiber, which promote digestive health, reduce inflammation, and protect against cellular damage. Chestnut Hill Farms produces sustainably grown pineapple that is exceptionally sweet and nutritious, ensuring that their pineapples arrive fresh and flavorful while reducing waste, conserving water, and promoting biodiversity. Try classic combinations like pineapple and mango or more original ones like pineapple and peas to bring an extra bit of brightness and flavor to your table this Spring. Read on for the perfect pineapple pairings.(more…)
How to Make Sure Your Pineapple is Clean and Safe to Eat
Pineapple, along with other fruits and vegetables, is highly nutritious and can help keep you strong and healthy. Full of vitamin C, bromelain, and other vitamins and minerals, pineapple is a powerhouse of nutrition that some experts say can boost your immune system and help your body fight off disease.
To ensure you receive only the benefits of pineapple, it is imperative that you take steps to clean your fruit and practice food safety. We’ve partnered with our friends at Produce Marketing Association to share these four key steps of food safety, established by the U.S. FDA, which are critical to preventing foodborne illness.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
Easy Steps for How to Cut a Fresh Pineapple
No matter what way you slice it, a fresh pineapple’s exterior isn’t nearly as tough as you’d think. Although this peculiar looking fruit may look intimidating to break down with its tall crown and spikey skin, a fresh Chestnut Hill Pineapple can be sliced into bite-sized chunks in a matter of minutes. Check out these easy steps on how to cut a fresh pineapple for a healthy, affordable, quick snack. Then check out the short video below to see just how easily this can be done!