We love any tips and tricks that save time and make our lives easier. Cutting and slicing fruit doesn't need to be a battle, which is why we've compiled some of our favorite ways to slice, dice, and serve some of our favorite and most notoriously difficult fruits. If you've ever had problems with cutting a slippery mango, wrestled with a spiky pineapple, or struggled with cracking a coconut, then these hacks are for you. When it comes to chopping these more difficult fruits, it pays to get a little creative, and that's exactly what we did when we came up with these awesome hacks. Check them out below!

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Ingenious, right?! To put some of these great hacks to the test, the following recipes are a great way to start. Whether you're cubing mangos to toss into a tropical guacamole, topping a tart with some pomegranate seeds, or making a fruity pineapple punch, these hacks will make it all so much easier.

Mango Guacamole
Pomegranate-Orange Tart with Pistachio Shortbread Crust
Ginger Pineapple Punch (Lebouroudjee)

Have you come up with any new fruit hacks lately? What are your favorite ways to use these fruits? We'd love to hear from you in the comments below or you can join the discussion on Facebook and Twitter. We'll see you there!