Smoothies are such a great way to start your day. They take your acidic and contracted body first thing in the morning and transform it into an alkaline and relaxed body, WHEN the right ingredients are used (no dairy, processed/high glycemic sugars, or fruits with high natural sugar content). In this smoothie recipe, we provide a bump of energy, with brain food to boot.


The purpose of this smoothie recipe is to provide an energy bump first thing in the morning, to your body and mind. The combination of mood and energy enhancing cacao, along with the healthy fats in the avocado and coconut oil to boost brain function, provides a nice 1-2 punch to wake up your mind, body, and taste buds. You get several vitamins and minerals as well, through the greens powder.

Equipment Required
  • Good quality blender
  • Add ice, avocado, and choice of milk to cover well
  • Add Total Nutrition powder and vanilla (if required)
  • Add coconut oil and cacao nibs
  • Add sweetener, if required, and optional ingredients if desired
  • Blend, adding water or milk to go smoothly
  • Drink first thing in the morning, or as a mid afternoon snack.
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Derek Henry

Derek Henry, Founder of Healing the Body and the THRIVE Academy, used nutrition, supplementation, and a holistic lifestyle to naturally unravel 13 chronic disease conditions that conventional or alternative medical professionals couldn't help him resolve. As a result of this one-in-a-million health transformation and the knowledge acquired in the process, he now educates, coaches, and inspires others to transform their health through a natural and holistic approach. Since 2014, he has helped his THRIVE Academy participants heal over 20 different chronic disease conditions, primarily related to digestive and autoimmune concerns.

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