This is really exciting, we haven’t had raw pumpkin in a smoothie before, last year from my book , Heavenly Bites, we made a lemongrass and pumpkin soup.My raw food guru, Amir Abdullah Al Bey suggested that we could have done it raw… we weren’t ready but a year later here we are and ready to go. A few of Team Cuisina and doing this 3 day juice fast as well as 40 brave souls from Facebook.
This is what we are going to do with the squash/pumpkin
1 cup(234ml/40z) washed, peeled and grated pumpkin
1 cup (234ml/40z)washed, peeled and grated carrots
1 strand of frozen/fresh lemon grass
1 cup of almonds soaked over night 12 hours, rinsed, blended with 500ml of water and strained, the milk used
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp cumin
1 clove garlic
1/2 handful coriander
1/2 handful parsley
3 cm fresh ginger chopped
- Soak almond overnight 12 hours at least, rinse and blend with water, strain and use the nut milk.place in blender.
- wash peel and grate pumpkin/squash , add to blender.
- add cumin, tumeric,pepper, lemongrass,ginger,garlic.
- BLEND BLITZZZZZ
- Add fresh chopped herbs; parsley corriander