All around my neighborhood pineapple is on sale this week. At the price pineapple is selling for you can’t resist indulging in this delectable, healthy, fruit. Pineapple is a good source of nutrition, and helps with inflammation, digestion, and many other ailments. When most people eat pineapple, they discard the skin, and crown, of the fruit after cutting it. These people are missing out on a great easy way to make use of all the benefits a pineapple has to offer.
The crown once cut off makes a good garnish, if your cutting up fruit for family to eat right away. Place it in the center of your plate of cut pineapple. The crown can also be planted in your garden to grow more pineapple.
The skin makes a great easy tea, sometimes referred to as pineapple water. You can drink pineapple tea hot, or cold.
After you cut your pineapple up take the core, and skins and place them into a 8 quart pot. Fill the pot with water.
Bring this to a boil. Then simmer for 45 minutes. While simmering add honey, or sugar to sweeten. Ginger, tumeric, vanilla, and cinnamon, can also be added for flavor if you like.
Once done cooking place in a pitcher to cool, or enjoy while it’s hot. Refrigerate left over tea. Enjoy.