PERSIMMON SMOOTHIE BOWL

Persimmon Smoothie Bowl 3

I found a bag of persimmons at my local market for $2 last week. They were in varying stages of ripeness and all nice and little. So I thought, screw you fructose I’m buying these. And I am so glad I did, because it turns out I can still totally tolerate a little persimmon, they were so sweet and delicious and made for the tastiest non-chocolate smoothie bowl I’ve had in a while.

You don’t have to put this in a bowl, you could totally chuck it in a glass and not use the toppings. If you’ve got no problems with fructose you could also ad more of it and this would increase the persimmon flavour. When I have something like this for breakfast it is my fruit take for the entire day as it’s equivalent to at least a couple of serves. It’s also my fructose intake for the whole day 🙁

Persimmon Smoothie Bowl 2

Totally worth it though. If you haven’t eaten much persimmon it’s a delicate sweet flavour. Almost a little creamy. I love it cooked too, as it’s easier for me to digest, especially in this rustic galette.

I often add oats and things to my smoothies to make me full for longer. This guy has some chia seeds to for some added omega 3’s in my day because I like my brain and want to take good care of it.

This is one large serving or two small.

Ingredients

1 frozen banana

1/2 cup persimmon flesh, soft and ripe

1/3 cup oats

1 Tbs chia seeds

pinch cinnamon

1/2 cup milk of choice (a combo of coconut and almond is yum but anything should work in this one!)

water if needed

To serve:

2 tsp coconut flakes

2 slices persimmon

2 slices kiwi fruit

2 tsp chopped natural almonds

Directions

Put banana, persimmon, oats, chia, cinnamon and milk in a blender and process until very smooth. Add a little water if you want it thinner/are drinking from a glass rather than scooping from a bowl.

Pour into a bowl top with serving ingredients as per picture and eat!

HH. x

Persimmon Smoothie Bowl

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