Dr. Frank Lipman's Chocolate Energy Smoothie

This is Dr. Frank Lipman's favorite drink. In fact, he drinks one every morning for a healthy energy boost. Get your serving of coconut oil on the 7-Day Kickstart Cleanse with this smoothie.

Recipe excerpted from HOW TO BE WELL by Frank Lipman, MD. Copyright © 2018 by Frank Lipman, MD. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved. Illustrations by Giacomo Bagnara.

1 Scoop vanilla whey protein powder
3/4 cup Unsweetened coconut milk
1/4 cup Brewed organic coffee or 1 tsp organic instant coffee powder (optional)
1-2 tbsp Raw cacao
1/4 Avocado
1 tbsp Almond butter
1 tbsp Coconut oil
1 tbsp Flax (hemp, or chia seeds)
1/4 tsp Ground cinnamon
6-8 Ice cubes or approximately 1/2 cup room temperature water

Blend all ingredients in a blender until well combined. Enjoy!