Strawberries and frozen banana—again? Power out of a smoothie slump by blending new ingredients, like hemp seeds, winter squash, and dried figs, into a health-boosting beverage your taste buds will love.
Another smoothie to strengthen your defenses against infections this fall, the Midas Touch, from The Fresh Energy Cookbook, gets a big dose of vitamins A and C thanks to winter squash. And you thought orange juice was your only cold-preventing potion.
1 cup raw cubed acorn or butternut squash
2 cups carrot juice
½ ripe avocado
Dash of nutmeg
Stevia, to taste