Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Pineapplepineapple

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  1. Salsa! Mix chopped pineapple, bell peppers, onion, jalapeno peppers, lemon juice, and cilantro to make fresh salsa. Serve over grilled chicken, burgers or seafood, or with tortilla chips. Recipe: Pineapple Salsa
  2. Pineapple Popsicles. Stack fresh or canned pineapple chunks on kabobs for a kid-friendly snack.
  3. Sweetened Fish. Top tilapia, mackerel, or cod with a combination of crushed pineapple, garlic, jicama, other seasonings, and fruits and vegetables. See how in our Sear Cod with Pineapple Slaw recipe.
  4. Sweet & Zesty Stir Fry! Try pineapple in a stir fry for some added zest. Cook diced pineapple, broccoli, mushrooms, onions, snow peas, and bell peppers in a little olive oil on high heat. Heat thoroughly and enjoy!
  5. The Tropical Salad. Mix pineapple chunks with mandarin oranges, bananas, mangoes, grapes and kiwi for a tropical fruit salad that’s great as a dessert or to complement your meal.
  6. Pineapples & Cottage Cheese. This traditional snack is a great sweet and salty combination and is an excellent source for calcium and vitamin C!
  7. By the Forkful! Enjoy pineapples as they are whether sliced fresh or in sweet, juicy chunks right out of the can!
  8. A Morning Eye-Opener. Combine pineapples, oranges, mangos and other yellow and orange fruits with ice, low-fat yogurt and milk for a sunny, eye-opening smoothie. Also try our Power Gold Smoothie.
  9. Grill ‘em. Enjoy sweet pineapple slices hot off the grill. Grill them inside or out for a sweet side dish, burger topping or dessert. Video: Grilling & Other Uses for Pineapple
  10. Hawaiian Pizza. Spread tomato sauce on a whole wheat pita or English muffin, sprinkle with low-fat cheese, and top with pineapple chunks and low- fat ham. Recipe: Hawaiian Pizza


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