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Grilled Pineapple

A presentation of fresh pineapple marinated and basted in a sweet cinnamon glaze that is sure to become a staple at all of your summer barbecues.

  • Author: Dr. Rosane Oliveira
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6-8 minutes
  • Total Time: 21-23 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
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  • 2 tbsp lime or lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1 pineapple, fresh, cut into 1/2-inch slices


  1. Whisk lime/lemon juice, maple syrup and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  2. Toss pineapple in marinade then place on preheated grill.
  3. Cook 3-4 minutes per side or until you see nice grill marks. Additional marinade may be brushed on while cooking, if desired.

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Rosane Oliveira, DVM, PhD

President & CEO, Plant-Based Life Foundation | Dr. Rosane Oliveira combines a lifelong passion for nutrition with 25 years of genetics research to create programs that help people develop healthy habits on their journey towards a more plant-based lifestyle. She is a Visiting Clinical Professor in Public Health Sciences and was the founding director of the first Integrative Medicine program at the UC Davis School of Medicine. She completed her postgraduate studies in Brazil and did her postdoctoral training in immunogenetics and functional genomics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.