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chocolate avocado smoothie shake

Chocolate Avocado Smoothie

This chocolate avocado smoothie is energizing and Dr. Lipman’s go-to recipe to start his mornings – and you’ll love it too!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Servings 1 person

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 serving vanilla protein powder preferably whey from grass-fed cows
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup brewed organic coffee alternatively 1 teaspoon organic instant coffee powder
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons raw cacao
  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon flax, hemp, or chia seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 to 8 ice cubes or 1/2 cup room temperature water

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Notes

To give this smoothie an added boost, consider experimenting with a few of these superfood ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon maca powder (for strength, hormone balance, and energy)
  • 1 tablespoon cacao powder or nibs (for focus, alertness, and extra antioxidants)
  • 1 teaspoon spirulina (for detoxification, energy boost, and plant protein)
  • 1 teaspoon chlorella (for immune and detoxification support)
  • 1 scoop greens powder (for vitamins, minerals, anti-inflammatory effects, and immunity support)
  • Pinch of sea salt (for electrolytes)
  • 1 serving of powdered probiotics (for microbiome support)
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