Persimmon Orange Smoothie

The Persimmon Smoothie offers a refreshing change if you’re getting burned out on green or berry smoothies. It also includes turmeric and ginger to help support healthy digestion and soothe inflammation in the body.

Blend one of these up for a clean, energizing start to your day.

Serves 2


  • 1 cup organic, unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 6 tablespoons of hemp seed (or 2 servings of plant-based protein powder)
  • 1/4 cup avocado, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups Fuyu persimmons (the kind you eat firm, like an apple), peeled and chopped
  • 2 small oranges, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medjool date, chopped (omit if you have pre-diabetes or diabetes)
  • 1/4 teaspoon fennel seeds (you can add another 1/4 tsp. if you like a stronger flavor
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • a pinch of sea salt (optional)
  • 1/2 cup of ice (optional)


  • Step 1

    Place ingredients into blender, adding ice last.

  • Step 2

    Process until creamy and smooth. Add water a quarter-cup at a time if you want a thinner consistency.

  • Step 3

    Serve immediately or store some in fridge for later. Salud!