squash smoothieSmoothies provide the perfect opportunity to add a variety of nutrient-rich raw foods to the diet.  One way to accomplish this is to take advantage of the natural seasonal variety of vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds.  Here’s a smoothie recipe for the fall season.

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Thanksgiving Special (serves 2-3)

1 Squash (Some are hard to cut unless steamed, but raw is good too. Include the pulp and seeds)

3 leaves of chard

3 leaves of kale

1/4 cup of pumpkin or squash seeds

1/4 cup of pecans

Dash of cinnamon

Dash of nutmeg

1 apple

Water and ice to desired temperature and consistency