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Coconut Persimmon Smoothie

A coconut persimmon smoothie recipe that tastes like a combination of a creamsicle and pina colada in smoothie form.

Happy Friday Wednesday! How great is it that it’s basically Friday for most people? If you’re already off, I’m jealous. Besides a full day of work, I somehow need to fit in the time to make 3 side dishes for tomorrow, get in a light run, get my allergy shots and make some scones that I haven’t been able to get off my mind. Ok, the scones may not be imperative, but I really want to make them and they’d be perfect for Thanksgiving anyway. I don’t think anyone will be upset if there’s another dessert on the table.

Coconut Persimmon Smoothie

Let’s get to the food!



breakfast v2

You’ve seen this banana cornbread bake before and you’ll probably see it again because it’s my favorite breakfast bake. Easy, only a handful of ingredients and microwavable. I love these on mornings when oats or yogurt just aren’t cutting it. The nasty looking brown stuff on top is almond butter from the bottom of the jar. No matter how well I stir it, I’m always left with dried out, clumpy “butter” at the end.


lunch v2

Apple, cheddar and black bean panini. Odd? Yes. Tasty? You betcha. Apples, carrots and hummus on the side with some dark chocolate covered pretzels. <—one of my absolute favorites from TJ’s.


Persimmon coconut smoothie. It tasted like a creamsicle + pina colada. Soooo good. And so pretty.

persimmon smoothie with coconut

Coconut Persimmon Smoothie

Coconut Persimmon Smoothie

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A coconut persimmon smoothie recipe that tastes like a combination of a creamsicle and pina colada in smoothie form.


  • Fruit of 1 very ripe persimmon
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon agave
  • 1/2 cup ice


  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.


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dinner v2

A bed of collard greens with butternut squash apple bake on top. I can’t get enough of collard greens lately. I sautéed two huge bunches of them and we polished it all off. That’s a lot of vitamin C and fiber!

We also polished off the apple pie from Sunday for dessert.

What food are you recently obsessed with?



Monday 19th of November 2012

Tried the coconut persimmon smoothie recipe last night while entertaining guests. It was quite the hit! Thank you!

Amanda @RunToTheFinish

Thursday 11th of October 2012

ohh i love the sounds of that panini! you guys are so creative it definitely helps me think of new things!


Friday 30th of December 2011

Yum. I love coconut, and drinking that with persimmons...mmmmm. Pretty pics. too.

Kate (What Kate is Cooking)

Thursday 24th of November 2011

Your lunch has the most interesting flavor combos- I love it! Cheese and apples are made to go together- that's my appetizer for Thanksgiving tomorrow!

Koko @ Koko Likes

Wednesday 23rd of November 2011

Kind of obsessed with your lunch because it is so interesting and I've never heard of it before!

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