Pineapple – A Tropical Ambassador

Experience Natural Fast Food

*Create a vitamin-rich smoothie by blending a handful of frozen chopped pineapple and a splash of pineapple juice with one banana, half a papaya and one cup of low-fat blackberry yogurt


*For natural sweetness, add dried pineapple and ginger slices to trail mix

*Toss pineapple and fresh basil with lemon juice and serve as a refreshing starter salad

*Make a pineapple salsa for turkey burgers, grilled salmon or chicken by combining 2 Cups of chopped pineapple, half a red onion, one minced jalapeno and chopped cilantro or mint

*Add fresh pineapple and ginger to a winter vegetable stir-fry

*Baste sliced or skewered chunks of pineapple with lemon and brown sugar and grill on the barbecue or broil in the oven for 10 minutes

*Serve warm with vanilla, papaya or ginger-flavored ice cream and a sprig of mint.