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Amy says ...
Grilled Pineapple with Honey This is my favorite summer dessert when the grill is fired up, and it's super simple. You need: 1 fresh pineapple honey a grill Cut the top and bottom off the pineapple, then cut the skin off the sides. Cut the long way into quarters to make 4 long wedges, then cut the core section out of each wedge. This should leave you with 4 long, wide, flat pieces. Put the pineapple pieces on a preheated grill for 5-10 minutes, until they are hot and have a few grill marks on them. You can turn them partway through if you like more char lines. Remove the pineapple pieces to a cutting board and chop into bite-sized chunks. Put into a bowl and toss with honey to taste, or let everyone drizzle honey over their own serving.
04/07/2010 3:58:21 PM CDT
Wanda says ...
Pineapple Salsa (Serve with a fresh white fish such as Halibut, Mahi Mahi) 1 C. Pineapple, diced 1 C. Mango or Watermelon, diced 1/2 C. Red Onion, diced 1/8 C. Fresh Cilantro, chopped 1 Jalepeno Pepper, diced (seeds removed) Salt/Pepper to taste. Mix all together, cover and let flavors absorb in the refrigerator.
04/07/2010 3:59:07 PM CDT
K Krueger says ...
LIGHT SUMMER DESSERT - easy! 3 ingredients & 5 step ----------------------------------------------- * 1-1/4 cups pineapple well-drained tidbit size pieces or 20 oz can (not crushed or chunk size) * Angel food cake mix (box mix) * Fresh whip cream or Cool Whip topping 1. Make the Angel food cake mix according to the package directions with mixer. (Preheat oven) 2. Fold well-drained pineapple tidbits into cake mix. 3. Pour into 9x13-inch pan. 4. Bake at temp and time on package directions - until top of cake turns light brown, cool thoroughly. 5. Top with whip cream, cut and serve immediately.
04/07/2010 4:01:56 PM CDT
Margaret Malsam says ...
Aloha Pineapple Relish 1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple chunks 1/3 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup chopped plum tomato 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped Combine pineapple chunks with onion, tomato, vinegar, cilantro and jalapeño in a large bowl, stirring gently. Serve with broiled fresh fish.
04/07/2010 4:21:54 PM CDT
Ava Romero says ...
hi whole foods headquarters, heres my winning recipe that is sure to please the eye! Pineapple cheesecake bars You will need: 9 x 9 inch baking pan Ingrdients Dough ½ cup 1 stick butter 4 tbsp. sugar 1 egg 1 cup all purpose flour ½ tsp. baking powder 1 small can (8oz) crushed pineapple filling 1 8 oz cream cheese ½ cup sugar 2 eggs 2 tbsp all purpose flour 1 ½ cups milk 1tsp. vanilla 2 tbsp. lemon juice ½ tsp. cinnamon 1.in a large bowl with a hand mixer, beat butter, sugar and egg until creamy, slowly sift flour and baking powder to the egg mixture and mix until dough becomes like pie dough. Spread on a baking pan. Spread crushed pineapple on dough. 2.beat cream cheese, sugar and eggs together in another bowl, slowly add flour, then add milk, vanilla, and lemon juice. Beat until smooth pour over dough and pineapple mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees. 3.let cool and cut into squares and enjoy! 4.tip: this recipe has been tested by baking the pie crust first at 350 degrees for 10 minutes and let cool before pouring the filling on top of crust and pineapple, I adapted the recipe that way, it will be perfectly golden crust
04/07/2010 5:02:49 PM CDT
Christine says ...
I love to make fresh fruit smoothies- pineapple, strawberries, blueberries, ice, fat-free yogurt, and milk (or orange juice).
04/07/2010 5:16:03 PM CDT
Kaity T says ...
Pineapple rice with Coconut milk, curry powder, and tofu/tempeh Ingredients: brown rice, coconut milk, fresh pineapple (keep the juice), curry powder, tofu/tempeh, onions, garlic, basil (leaves or powder), coconut oil, and red pepper --> measurements/amounts according to cook's preferences. And best of all, it's vegetarian/vegan!
04/07/2010 5:35:22 PM CDT
Alisa - Go Dairy Free says ...
I enjoy this for breakfast in the summers. If the fruit you use is quite ripe, it should be sweet enough as is, but feel free to sweeten to taste ... Mango Colada - serves 2 1/2 cup fresh pineapple chunks 1-1/2 cups cubed frozen mango 1 cup coconut milk beverage (So Delicious) or light coconut milk 2 Tablespoons shredded coconut (I use unsweetened) Sweetener is optional (taste test and add some agave, sugar, or other sweetener of choice if needed, to taste) Blend it up. If it is too thick for your liking, add in some more water or coconut beverage / light coconut milk. Option: You can also add some fresh pineapple juice for some of the liquid.
04/07/2010 5:41:49 PM CDT
elaine fleisher says ...
6 tomatillas, salt pepper and olive oil mix together and roast 15 minutes 1 C cut pineapple 1 shallot 1 Tablespoon chopped cilantro 1/2 teaspoon (or more according to taste) of ancho chili pepper Mix all together in food processor. Use on chicken, or fish.
04/07/2010 5:57:17 PM CDT
Denise Parks says ...
(great with jerked pork/chicken or any caribbean dish, keeps a couple of weeks in the fridge) Pineapple chutney 1 big ripe pineapple, cut into small cubes. Cut the pieces into pieces about the size of a kidney bean. 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger peeled and finely minced. 1 tsp of allspice, freshly ground if possible About ½ cup of white vinegar (to taste, according to how tart the pineapple) About ½ cup of white sugar (to taste, according to how sweet the pineapple) 1 medium onion, chopped very thinly Combine all the ingredients in heavy skillet, and bring to a gentle simmer. Let the mixture cook away until it is no longer watery, but thickened. Serve at room temperature, also the liquid will thicken further from the consistency that it is while hot, so you can take it off the heat a little before it's perfect. May add salt to taste and raisins or even avocados to garnish.
04/07/2010 6:10:25 PM CDT
B.A. McClintock says ...
PINEAPPLE CHEESE SQUARES Pat in Pan Crust: 1/2 C Flour 2/3 C Soft butter 1/2 C Nuts (your choice - Macadamia are wonderful!) 1/2 C Maple Syrup Middle Layer: 2 - 8 oz Pkg softened Cream Cheese 2 Eggs 2/3 C Pineapple juice Top layer: 1/4 C Flour 1/4 C Maple Syrup 20 oz Pineapple (crushed in food processor-drained-save liquid) 1/2 C Whipping cream Pat in crust: Mix all ingredients together. Press firmly into 13 X 9 pan. Bake at 350 til set 15-20 min. MIddle layer: Beat cream cheese until smooth & fluffy. Beat in eggs. Stir in 2/3C pineapple juice. Pour mixture over hot crust. Bake at 350 til center is set - about 20 min. Cool completely Top layer: Mix flour and Maple Syrup in saucepan. Stir in 1C reserved liquid from crushing pineapple. Boil 1 min. Fold in pineapple. Cool. Beat whipping cream. Fold into pineapple mixture. Spread carefully over middle layer. Refrigerate 4hrs. Cut into squares.
04/07/2010 6:25:38 PM CDT
Food Makes Fun Fuel says ...
My favorite is a dessert, of course! 4, 1-inch pineapple slices 1 pint vanilla ice cream 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup fudge sauce Grill 4 1-inch thick slices of pineapple on both sides, sprinkling brown sugar on top of the second side to caramelize. Move to 4 dessert dishes. Scoop on each 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream. Pour on top 2 tablespoons coconut milk and 1 tablespoon fudge sauce
04/07/2010 6:54:52 PM CDT
Neha says ...
Pineapple With A Kick! This simple appetizer has been in my family since I can remember and it's always a hit, even with kids who dare! -Chunks of pineapple -Chunks of pepper jack cheese -Toothpicks Poke a toothpick in the pineapple first and then the cheese and stand it aside. To make it a day ahead just keep the pineapple and cheese cut into cubes refrigerated separately. Put it together the day you'd like to serve that way the cheese won't get soggy with pineapple juice. Guests always steal this recipe! :)
04/07/2010 7:39:38 PM CDT
Dena Bergstrom says ...
I make a fresh salad with a whole pineapple cut up and put in a food processor with a package of cranberries. process until chunky. mix these ingrediants with either 1/2 cup of fresh grapefruit juice or orange juice. add enough sugar to taste. you may add 1 tsp. orange liqueur. I garnish it with mint. enjoy!!! It is great with ham, turkey or anything festive. I eat it by itself for a refreshing side dish.
04/07/2010 9:22:53 PM CDT
Joey Kahn says ...
West Coast Burger 1 Beef Burger 2 pineapple pieces cut into rings 1/4 avocado cut into slices 2 strips of applewood bacon Grilled Red Onion BBQ sauce Grill burger to liking between medium rare and medium. Pan-fry bacon until crisp flipping periodically. Grill red onion rings. Grill bun. Put burger on bun. On top of that, put pineapple rings. On top of that: avocado slices. On top of that: the bacon. And add grilled red onions and BBQ sauce to taste.
04/07/2010 9:27:22 PM CDT
Tracy says ...
Pineapple Waldorf Salad 2 organic granny smith apples cored & cubed 4 stalks organic celery diced 1 cup whole trade pineapple cubed ½ cup dried tart cherries 1 7.5 oz container crème fraiche ½ cup orange blossom honey Combine fruit & toss to coat with crème fresh & honey mixture. Place fruit mixture over a bed of mixed greens.
04/07/2010 11:35:51 PM CDT
Ce says ...
Pineapple Appetizer Cut up a whole pineapple into quarter wedges, Then make small individual cuts into pineapple but leaving it in the wedge with skin and all. Finally, put a half of a maraschino cherry on a toothpick and stick it into each individual bite size piece. Simple but Sweet!!
04/08/2010 4:27:30 AM CDT
sharon traynor says ...
Grilled chicken breast on an english muffin topped with a slice of colby cheese add grilled pineapple on top of that and add a dill mayo. delicious.....
04/08/2010 5:26:03 AM CDT
TKBoardman says ...
Pineapple Hula Coola 1/3 cup sweetened cream of coconut 2 cupsfresh cubed pineapple 1 tbsplemon juice 1 cupice cubes Directions: Mix together cream of coconut, fresh pineapple, lemon juice and ice in a blender. Serve immediately. Enjoy - very refreshing summer drink!
04/08/2010 9:11:16 AM CDT
Ava Romero says ...
Pineapple Salsa 2 cans (8oz) pineapple chunks, drained 1 red onion, chopped 1 bunch choppd fresh cilantro juice of 1 lime 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced. in a large bowl combine, pineapple, red onion, cilantro, lime, and jalapeno. serve with Tortilla chips. Note: this recipe was made using mango at my local Salsa making recipe contest in south san franciso, but did not win, so hope you enjoy the mango verison!
04/08/2010 12:11:50 PM CDT
Debbie Bell says ...
Orange Pineapple Fluff 2 Cups Crushed Pineapple (juice removed) 1 Cup Mandarin Oranges (juice removed) 16 oz small curd cottage cheese (Fat free if desired) 1 small sugarfree Jello orange Jello 1 medium CoolWhip Combine all ingredients together and refrigerate to set. Good year round....almost sugar free!!
04/08/2010 12:29:35 PM CDT
Kate says ...
I love fresh pineapple, cottage cheese, sliced banana, granola and a sprinkle of brown sugar rolled up in a flower tortilla for breakfast! So fresh, healthy and filling!!
04/08/2010 12:37:43 PM CDT
Chrissy says ...
I made this last night with tofu stirfry. Pineapple Salad 1/2 fresh Pineapple cut into chunks 1 english cucumber 1/2 red and 1/2 orange pepper 4 stalks of celery 1 large avocado Chop all ingredience into small bite sized pieces Dressing- 1 lime, juiced 1 TBS agave necter 1/2 TBS finely minced fresh ginger 1/2 garlic clove finely minced Salt and Pepper to taste Whisk in a small bowl, pour over salad, toss and enjoy! Ok that's more than 6 ingredients, but it was so cool and fresh, my husband was unsure of how it would turn out but he loved it!
04/08/2010 3:26:49 PM CDT
Kip says ...
Pineapple/Watermelon Smoothie 3 cups chilled sliced watermelon 2 cups chilled sliced pineapple 1. Slice watermelon and remove seeds 2. Slice pineapple 3. Place both in blender on high for 30-40 seconds (or until completely blended) Only two ingredients and so natural, healthy, and delicious. Enjoy : )
04/08/2010 5:25:14 PM CDT
Jennifer Yannotti says ...
Simple Grilled Pineapple -1 fresh pineapple -3 pieces crystalized ginger -1 garlic clove -1/2 cup soy sauce -1/4 cup brown sugar Finely chop garlic clove and crystalized ginger mix with soy sauce and brown sugar. Cut pineapple in half, cross hatch the flesh,cover with soy sauce mixture, marinate 20 minutes, place on heated grill flat side down on top rack, cook about 15 minutes, cool slightley and slice chunks off.
04/08/2010 6:48:12 PM CDT

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