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Sweet and Savory Pineapple Recipes for the Perfect Post-Workout Snack

Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Slices with Toasted Coconut

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Dip pineapple slices in dark chocolate, then sprinkle with toasted coconut flakes. Warning: You'll need some self-restraint to stop after eating just one.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Slices with Toasted Coconut

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Pineapple Slaw

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This slaw is mayo-free! The dressing is made with Greek yogurt, fresh ginger, apple cider vinegar, pineapple juice, and red pepper flakes. Pour over pineapple chunks, coleslaw mix, and green onion—and prepare to be amazed.

Get the recipe: Pineapple Slaw

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Pineapple Guacamole

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The pineapple adds a hint of sweetness and is the perfect accompaniment to blue corn chips or jicama slices, or as a twist on avocado toast. (Still craving avocado? Try these 10 Avocado Recipes That Aren't Guac.)

Get the recipe: Pineapple Guacamole

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Pineapple Fried Rice

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A good post-workout meal has a healthy ratio of carbs to protein, and this recipe has brown rice and pineapple for carbs and ham for protein.

Get the recipe: Pineapple Fried Rice

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Pineapple Peach Agua Fresca

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The first two tasks after any tough workout? Rehydrate and refuel. This agua fresca recipe gets you well on your way to both. Peaches, pineapple, lime, and mint are blended for the ultimate water-infusion.

Get the recipe: Pineapple Peach Agua Fresca

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Pineapple Mango Buffalo Chicken Taco Bowls with Avocado Ranch Dressing

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Hot wing sauce with pineapple juice, blue cheese dressing with mango—one bite of this flavor combo and you'll be hooked. 

Get the recipe: Pineapple Mango Buffalo Chicken Taco Bowls with Avocado Ranch Dressing

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Grilled Pineapple and Shrimp Skewers

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If you're sick of your go-to post-workout snack, give this kebab recipe a try. The shrimp + pineapple combo will make you feel like you're on vaca.

Get the recipe: Grilled Pineapple and Shrimp Skewers

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Skinny Pineapple Smoothie

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For a drinkable breakfast on the run, blend frozen pineapple, banana, and vanilla Greek yogurt. A smoothie that tastes like a tropical milkshake but is secretly healthy? Sold!

Get the recipe: Skinny Pineapple Smoothie

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Tropical Chicken Nachos

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Nachos can be a healthy meal when you're selective with your toppings (you might consider cutting back on the shredded cheese). This version is piled with chicken, pineapple pieces, jalapeño, avocado, and red onion.

Get the recipe: Tropical Chicken Nachos

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Tropical Coconut Oatmeal

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When you get up at the crack of dawn to run before heading to work, the last thing you want to worry about is breakfast. Avoid any hangry outbursts on your morning commute by packing this tropical oatmeal recipe. It can be prepared in 10 minutes with oats, coconut milk, chia seeds, pineapple, and coconut flakes.

Get the recipe: Tropical Coconut Oatmeal

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