Smoothies offer incredible versatility: You can use whatever's in season. The berries combined with pomegranate juice give this drinkable breakfast an extra antioxidant boost. Per serving: 300 calories; 12 g protein; 6 g fat; 52 g carb; 6 g fiber.
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For this salad, look for Fuyu persimmons, which also may be labeled "ready to eat." They can be eaten while they are still firm, unlike the larger Hachiya persimmons, which can only be eaten when very soft.
You'll find pomegranate molasses (a syruplike reduction of nutrient-rich pomegranate juice) at Middle Eastern markets and specialty stores.
Per serving: 158 calories; 5 g protein; 12 g fat; 9 g carb; 3 g fiber.
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