There are some weird & wonderful fruits in the world, many that we rarely use in our day to day cooking but provide amazing health benefits.


Here are some uncommon fruits that you might not have ever tried before, plus why they are so good for you and some simple ways to incorporate them into your cooking.

Name: Persimmon

Health Benefits: 

✖ high in fibre to keep you feeling full & promote healthy digestion
✖ high in vitamin C to keep your immune system strong & help you absorb plant iron
✖ low glycaemic index to keep you feeling energised
✖ high in vitamin A for healthy eyes
✖ contains antioxidants, flavanoids & anti-inflammatory properties


How To Eat: Can be eaten whole like an apple, sliced and added into a salad or fruit salad, onto cereal, through nice cream and can even be grilled and added to dinners with vegetables.


RECIPE: Minty Persimmon Yoghurt Cups


  • 2 persimmons
  • ½ cup Cocobella Vanilla Yoghurt
  • 1 tbs honey
  • A few fresh mint leaves


  1. Slice persimmons into wedges & place into a cup.
  2. Top with yoghurt & drizzle with honey.
  3. Sprinkle with mint leaves and enjoy.

For my full list of exotic fruits, including my favourite Custard Apple, their health benefits & delicious ways to enjoy them like in my Pomegranate Salad, head to Cocobella’s blog


Sponsored Content: This article is proudly sponsored by Pure Cocobella. Why? Because I love Pure Cocobella l and only recommend companies/brands/products that I truly believe in and who share the same approach to health as I do. All opinions are my own and not influenced in any way.



WP Feedback

Dive straight into the feedback!
Login below and you can start commenting using your own user instantly

Join My Mailing List

Get free health guides & recipes delivered straight to your inbox

You have Successfully Subscribed!