Grilled Cinnamon Pineapple Bites

OH MY GOSH YOU GUYS!!!!! I went to a BBQ tonight and my mind.was.blown….my tastebuds were dancing…and my waistline was thanking me. Seriously, WHERE HAS THIS IDEA BEEN ALL MY LIFE?!?!


I have to start by thanking my friend, Justine,  her husband, and their sweet baby boy for having Tanner & I over tonight and introducing me to this delicious snack aka crack aka healthy churro aka pineapple grilled with cinnamon-y goodness.

You’re literally going to LOVE THIS, and if you don’t, you’re basically a summer Scrooge. Here’s my spin on this tasty tasty tastyyyyy BBQ side dish –

INGREDIENTS:

  • One pineapple, sliced into large chunks, spheres, or rounds
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Optional: honey

DIRECTIONS:

A.

  1. Slice pineapple in desired way (chunks, spheres, rounds) & place in Tupperware or large bag
  2. Add 3 tablespoons local, raw honey
  3. Add 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  4. Close Tupperware or bag and hake releatedly until all pineapple is evenly coated with cinnamon and honey
  5. Let marinade for an hour or so
  6. Add pineapple to grill and grill both sides until warm
  7. Serve and enjoy!

B.

  1. Slice pineapple in desired way (chunks, spheres, rounds) & place in Tupperware or large bag
  2. Sprinkle cinnamon over spheres 
  3. Optional: drizzle honey over pineapple and cinnamon
  4. Place on grill and grill until warm. 
  5. Serve immediately 

OPTIONAL ADDITION

Add grilled chunks to a bowl and top with vanilla ice cream. Drizzle with mixture of cinnamon and honey. Or top with berries, shredded coconut, or sprinkles. Mmmmmmm…

OPTIONAL DIPPING SAUCE

optional addition to this recipe is to create a yummy dipping sauce 

  • Mix 1 cup Greek yogurt with 3 tablespoons honey, 1/2 tablespoon coconut sugar,  2 teaspoons vanilla extract, and 1/2 tablespoon cinnamon. 
  • Optional: add 2 tablespoons shredded, unsweetened coconut 
  • Mix everything and serve alongside grilled pineapple 

TIP:

The fruit options are endless; try this same recipe with watermelon, peaches, nectarines, mangoes, apples! Mmm! 

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