Fresh pineapple is the most delicious thing ever. It’s sweet, juicy, and colorful. 

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Serves 4

1 cup quinoa
1 can coconut milk
1 cup coconut water
1⁄3 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into chunks
3 tablespoons coconut sugar
¼ cup water
2 tablespoons butter

  1. Place quinoa, coconut milk, and coconut water in a pot, and bring to a boil.
  2. Let it simmer for about 20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender. Stir often so it does not burn.
  3. In another pot, melt sugar and butter together.
  4. Add water; bring to a boil; and add the pineapple.
  5. Let the pineapple simmer in the mixture for 2 minutes.
  6. Serve the quinoa in bowl with the pineapple and syrup on top.


Photography by Paul 'Sweet Paul' Lowe

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