Growing up, pineapple skins were used to make a very refreshing drink. Including fresh pineapple in your diet is a great way to include a variety of vitamins and minerals ranging from Vitamin C to Potassium. Pineapple is also well known for containing an enzyme called Bromelain, that has been shown to help with digestion and reducing inflammation. For more health benefits of Pineapple, visit: Medical News Today
Check out this quick and easy recipe:
Skin of 1 medium fresh pineapple
1 cup chopped ginger
Juice of 6 medium lemons
1 cup brown Sugar
(1) Take a vegetable brush and wash pineapple under warm running tap water, brushing in-between the crevices of the pineapple skin.
(2) Peel skin and place in a deep pot with 10 cups water.
(3) Add chopped ginger and bring to boil for 15-20 minutes.
(4) In a sieve, layer with paper towel or clean cloth; pour liquid through into a jug container to capture residue.
(5) Add brown sugar and sweeten to taste.
(6) Allow to cool, then add lemon juice. Leave to chill in refrigerator.
To add more ginger flavor, add 1/4 cup of the juice of fresh ginger.
|Pineapple skins can be placed in a zip locker bag and place in freezer for future use.|