How Fast Can you Cut a Pineapple?

How fast can you cut a pineapple?

Thrive Life is all about convenience.

What will you add to your Q?


I’ve scouted the recipes on for delicious, healthy and easy. I’d love to hear what you think of them.

Each recipe can be found on, where you will love the feature that allows you to add all of the Thrive Life ingredients to your Q or order easily by checking the boxes.

If you’re not sure how much of your grocery budget should go in your Q, we suggest 50%. It’s enough to make meals, limit trips to the grocery store and fast food, and add to your emergency food storage.

Bottom of the Barrel Pancakes

This is what you do with the small pieces and powders at the bottom of the cans. Original recipe by Stephanie A.



Pancake Batter



  1. Mix all the dry ingredients.
  2. Cut in the Coconut oil (Warmed to soften, but not liquid)
  3. Add the water to mix and oil and stir well.
  4. Pour batter on hot griddle until golden brown.


Tropical Fruit Popsicles


Recipe by Nancy Barter



  1. In a 4-cavity popsicle mold, divide the fruits evenly in each cavity, breaking if necessary.
  2. Pour coconut water into a large (2 cup or more) measuring cup and add Classic Lemonade Powder.
  3. Stir until powder is dissolved.
  4. Pour coconut water mixture into popsicle molds and let sit for 20-30 minutes for fruit to absorb and sink into mold.
  5. Use a spoon or the popsicle stick to push fruit down into mold if necessary.
  6. Freeze for 4 hours or overnight. Release from mold, using warm water if needed and enjoy!



Pineapple Mango Salsa


Recipe by Carolina Food Storage



  1. Combine all ingredients into a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1-2 hours stirring a few times.



Cilantro Lime Southwestern Salsa


Recipe by Chef Todd Leonard



  1. Cook and drain beans. Run under cold water until cool and set aside.
  2. While beans are cooking, add water and all other ingredients to a bowl and allow to reconstitute for 15 minutes.
  3. Add beans to vegetable mixture and stir well. Best if allowed to rest in refrigerator for 2 hours before serving.



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June 18th

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Gina and Cyndi

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