Squash Special Smoothie

  • 1⁄2 cup apple juice 125 mL
  • 1 cup cooked squash or sweet potato 250 mL
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped apricots 50 mL
  • 1⁄4 tsp ground turmeric 1 mL
  • 1⁄4 tsp cayenne pepper 1 mL
  • Pinch ground cumin

1.In a blender, combine apple juice, squash, apricots, turmeric, cayenne and cumin. Secure lid and blend (from low to high if using a variable speed blender) until smooth.

Serves 2 or 3


Squash for Baby

  1. Cut squash in half
  2. Place cut squash side-by-side, cut side down in a baking dish, the dish filled with about half an inch of water.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees, until the flesh is soft when pierced with a knife.
  4. Scoop out flesh, puree. Mash with fork if flesh is soft enough.
  5. With leftover squash, freeze it into cubes with an ice cube tray. Put frozen cubes in a freezer bag, and use as needed.
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