Limes, like lemons, alkalize the body and support liver, kidney and gallbladder health. Lemon alkalizes the body and increases peristalsis to keep the digestive system moving. It also supports a healthy kidneys, gallbladder and liver.
Pumpkin pie spice generally contains cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, allspice, ginger and sometimes cardamom. These spices contain many healing properties including: eugenol in nutmeg and clove, which soothes pain; anti-inflammatory properties of cinnamon.
Nutmeg is also antibacterial and ginger improves circulation, relieves joint pain and soothes digestion.
Sweet potatoes provide highly bio-available beta-carotenes which are superior antioxidants for preventing cancer and the symptoms related to aging.
Swiss chard, like beets and spinach is among the most nutrient dense foods on earth. High in vitamins A,C and E important antioxidants. Chard is being studies for its role in keeping the pancreas and liver healthy.
Zucchini’s polysaccharides demonstrate insulin regulating and diabetes preventive abilities in animal studies. Its vitamin and mineral content protect eyes, improve digestion and blood sugar regulation.
Trim and scrub the chard, zucchini, sweet potato, beet and beet greens removing wilted leaves, dirt and dried ends, blossoms, etc. Cut beets, sweet potato and zucchini into lengthwise strips for masticating juicer or chunks for centrifugal juicer. Cut stems of beet greens and chard into chunks for centrifugal juicer or leave intact for masticating juicer. Wash the lemon and cut in half for hand juicing or into chunks with or without peel for putting through the juicer, as you wish. If juicing the lemon by hand at the end, add the lemon juice before adding the pumpkin pie spice and then stir or shake well.
Wrap beet greens and chard leaves into small bundles around stem chunks or chunks of zucchini to increase juice yield. Then juice the remaining ingredients, starting with the rest of the zucchini, then the lemon, sweet potato and beet. Pour the juice into a clean glass and add the pumpkin pie spice. Stir well or cap and shake.