This is my standard breakfast smoothie to boot up my brain. It is vegan, using coconut water instead of dairy products. I like coconut water because it contains potassium to help me keep my sodium-potassium balance in good order. It’s so fast and easy—especially since I got a Nutra Ninja! When I am in a hurry, this is my breakfast—with a few raw nuts chewed between sips. This makes enough for two people. I often save half of it for the following day. Just pour it into a stainless steel container and place in the refrigerator.

  • 16 oz of coconut water (without  added sugar)
  • ½ cup frozen berries (I use blue berries)
  • ½  frozen banana
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 Tbsp pea protein
  • 2 Tbsp dry organic old-fashioned oatmeal (for a prebiotic)
  • 1 Tbsp “green powder” (I use EnerPrime™ from IMPaX World) 
  • ¼ to ½  frozen avocado  depending on the size of the avocado. (I cut, peel and freeze avocado slices)
  • Aloevera juice to come up to the 24-oz. max liquid line


Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. (My Nutra Ninja does this automatically. I’ve never been much of a “gadget” person but this is an exception!)

Add more Aloevera juice as needed to reach desired consistency.

Pour into a large two large glasses and enjoy.