Butternut squash is not a vegetable I would automatically have thought of as being one you could eat raw, but it is. It can be grated or spiralised, sliced with a mandoline or blended into soup. You do need a high speed blender for this.
Serves: 3 small people or one large one!
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Equipment: high-speed blender
Cost per serving (small): 34p
Calories per serving: 102
Cost per 100 calories: 33p
Macronutrient ratio (% total calories from carbohydrate/fat/protein): 80/12/8
1/2 a medium-sized butternut squash
The juice of one orange
4 soaked almonds
1 medjool date
1-2 slices of fresh ginger (peeled), according to taste
1 allspice berry (optional)
Sprinkle of mixed spice (or cinnamon, or grated nutmeg)
Pine nuts for garnish
Water, to achieve desired consistency
Blend. Garnish. Serve!
This was hardly an original idea of course (what ever is?). Here are a few YouTube alternatives, for inspiration. There are many variations: