Cantaloupe and Pineapple | Simple Recipes

Cantaloupe and Pineapple??? I didn’t think this combination would go together well, but I discovered this sweet surprise one morning while juicing leftovers. Cantaloupe and pineapple do go together! It’s delicious and refreshing especially served over ice.

We have been getting some good cantaloupe and pineapple here in South Dakota lately and I’m finding it easy to juice them. Lately I’ve just been peeling the outer skin (netting) off cantaloupe with my OXO Good Grips Swivel Peeler. This seems to work very well and with some of the greenish skin still on the cantaloupe it goes through my Omega J8004 Juicer really nice. It doesn’t over power the juice either.

With the pineapple, lately I’ve just been washing them and juicing with the skin. This adds some bulk and helps it go through the juicer. If I push pineapple through the juicer too fast it clogs it up. However, with this recipe I had about 1/2 of fresh pineapple cut into pieces and I juiced it that way. No skin! Alternating between the cantaloupe and pineapple worked good. The pineapple didn’t get backed up into the juicing chamber.

Cantaloupe and Pineapple

cantaloupe and pineappleMakes 10 ounces – Very good served over ice.

  • 1/2 cantaloupe (outer skin peeled)
  • 1/2 cup fresh pineapple

Alternate pushing cantaloupe and pineapple slowly through the juicer to avoid clogging.


Benefits of Cantaloupe and Pineapple

Cantaloupes are packed with beta-carotene, vitamins A, B6, B1, B3,  and C.

Bromelain in Pineapple is a natural antioxidant and an effective anti-inflammatory. Pineapple is also full of vitamin C.

Combine these together and you have a fabulous nutritional juice.

Thanks for coming by and visiting my blog. Do you have a favorite recipe you would like to share? Please do so by commenting below. Best wishes to you and your family. Happy Juicing!

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Rich Donahue

I am a natural health enthusiast and hold a Bachelor's Degree in Natural Health from the Sandy Hill Institute for Natural Sciences. My website PRIME Juicers is dedicated to people who enjoy juicing and want to improve their health and lose weight by juicing fresh fruits and vegetables. I also write about blending, nutrition and natural health. Please join me and have fun juicing! (I may be an affiliate for products that I recommend. If you purchase those items from my links I will earn a commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through my link.)

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16 Responses

  1. opichaggar

    Wow, great recipes. I love this very much. This is too amazing. Thanks for the shearing.

  2. Stephanie James

    And yet another great discovery to try! Never thought of cantaloupe and pineapple. Such Healthy treat! Great to detox
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  3. shaun f says:

    Hi sara,

    This is a fantastic post and I love, love love the content!

    That sounds so yummy I am going to try this soon!

    Thanks have a great day!

  4. Phobiafor

    Hi Rich, Nice Post You’ve got here, I never knew Cantaloupe and pineapple do go together, I will surely give a trial and come back here to share my experience
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  5. Tom

    I totally didn’t think that combination would go together either but I was pleasantly surprised 🙂 Thanks for these tips Rich!
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  6. RuBiWo

    Thank you for the great information you provided on pineapple juice. I love pineapple fruit and find your information interesting

  7. Laura Dumituru says:

    Apparently you haven’t been to Thailand. Cantaloupe and Pineapple is their favourite shake, and you can find it in every corner 🙂
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  8. Kerry says:

    Such a simple mix, I know it’s going to awesome this flu season though! Would be nice with a sprig of mint I think
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  9. Jenny says:

    Mmmm, that sounds like a delicious mix. I think I’d probably add some ginger to the mix to give it a bit of a kick. Thanks Rick for sharing!

  10. Sara says:

    Thanks for this Rich! I will definitely try this recipe. I would have imagined combining these two ingredients but as you said, its delicious and refreshing so I must try this. My favorite is combining pineapple with beets or pineapple with cucumber and spinach. Pineapple cucumber and mint is also refreshing.

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