This first fruit is one of my favorites. I’ve been having pineapple in my stir-fry meals everyday. I love the sweetness and I love the combination of onions and pineapple together.

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The pineapple is a tropical plant with edible multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries, and the most economically significant plant in the Bromeliaceae family. 1 cup of chunks = 82 calories.

Pineapple is a storehouse of huge health benefits due to its wealth of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, including potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, magnesium, vitamin C, beta carotene,  thiamin, B6, and folate, as well as soluble and insoluble fiber, and bromelain.

Pineapple Salsa

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Rhubarb
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Rhubarb is a species of plant in the family Polygonaceae. They are herbaceous perennials growing from short, thick rhizomes. They have large leaves that are somewhat triangular, with long fleshy petioles.

1 cup = 26 calories.

Rhubarb is packed with minerals, vitamins, organic compounds, and other nutrients that make it ideal for keeping our bodies healthy. Some of these precious components are dietary fiber, protein, vitamin C, vitamin K, B complex vitamins, calcium, potassium, manganese, and magnesium.

Rhubarb 101

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Question: Do you have a favorite recipe that you can share using pineapple or rhubarb? Please leave your comment below.

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