Persimmon Pumpkin Chai Smoothie

BY : PUBLISHED : December 14th, 2014 UPDATED: August 5th, 2022

This is a smoothie you'll definitely want to make before fall is officially over! It comes out a beautiful orange color and is ultra creamy and flavorful, while still being a healthy option. This is a very budget-friendly recipe because it features some of that pumpkin you have leftover from other recipes, along with nuts bought in bulk and fruit from the freezer. Make it for breakfast, lunch, or dessert if you like!

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Persimmon Pumpkin Chai Smoothie

This a smoothie you’ll definitely want to make before fall is officially over! It comes out a beautiful orange color and is ultra creamy and flavorful, while still being a healthy option. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 487 kcal
METHOD Blender
DIET Vegan


  • 1 cup of cold, filtered water
  • ¼ cup of raw pecans
  • 1 cup of cooked/canned pumpkin
  • 1 frozen persimmon, sliced (could sub for a banana)
  • pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cardamom and cloves (or your choice of spices)
  • 1-2 teaspoons of maple syrup, to taste
  • ice


  • Soak the raw pecans before using, then drain before using them in the smoothie.
  • Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until a smooth and creamy consistency is reached. Then pour it into a glass or two and enjoy.
  • For an option garnish, pecans and molasses make it just a little fancier!


This recipe is perfect for leftover pumpkin from your baking adventures.


Calories: 487kcalCarbohydrates: 84gProtein: 6gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gSodium: 26mgPotassium: 1143mgFiber: 9gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 38143IUVitamin C: 121mgCalcium: 141mgIron: 8mg
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