Green Smoothie With Persimmons

Green SmoothieNever judge a green smoothies by its color! Actually, this smoothie is more orange in color. The persimmons and pineapples give this smoothie a tropical flavor that you are guaranteed to love.

The pineapples that are used in this green smoothie have anti inflammatory properties that can aid your body in digestion. Additionally, they also contain a very important enzyme called bromelain that can aid in digestion.

Persimmons are an unusual ingredient choice when it comes to a green smoothie, but it offers many health benefits. For example, persimmons are a great source of dietary fiber, and they are also rich in Vitamin A. It contains absolutely no fat. It’s important to make sure that you choose ripe persimmons for your green smoothie, because undeveloped persimmons tend to have a very astringent taste.

In this green smoothie, the taste of the persimmon and carrots blends well within the smoothie, and with the use of the pineapple, you won’t even notice the taste of the bok choy.

Ingredients

Here are the ingredients that you’ll need to make this green smoothie:

  •  1 banana, peeled
  •  1 fuyu (non-astringent) persimmon
  •  1 cup pineapple, cubed
  •  1 large carrot, chopped
  •  2 heads baby bok choy (about 2 cups, chopped)
  •  4 to 6 ounces of filtered water

All of these ingredients should be added to your blender one at a time and blended together until smooth.

Nutritional Info

  •  Calories: 279
  •  Fat: 1g
  •  Protein: 4g
  •  Carbohydrates: 67g
  •  Fiber: 7.4g
  •  Calcium: 14% RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance)
  •  Iron: 3.6mg
  •  Vitamin A: 598% RDA
  •  Vitamin C: 211% RDA

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