#Nutrition Fits - Morning Smoothie Upgrade

Thanks for joining in on our weekly nutrition series with Stacey Maedge! This week, Stacey is sharing a smoothie that’s designed to power your day and keep you satisfied long past the mid-morning munchies. It’s a way to fit good nutrition into your day, right from the start.

Send us your own breakfast smoothie recipes. 

We’d encourage you to try out this delicious and filling smoothie recipe (or come up with one of your own). Share a picture of your smoothie with us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with the hashtag #NutritionFits. We’ll be featuring them on Cal Fit social media, AND you’ll be entered to win a $100 Whole Foods gift card! Bonus points if you share what went into your blender, so we can all collect even more new smoothie recipe ideas!

You can watch Stacey put together a nutrient-rich smoothie and hear her tips for boosting its energy impact. Below is the list of ingredients that go into the smoothie she makes, plus a few easy-to-find alternatives.

Watch the whole recipe video. 

Smoothie Ingredients


Breakfast Smoothie Ingredients


10 ice cubes

½ cup frozen blueberries

½ banana

½ avocado

¼ can full fat coconut milk

1 heaping tablespoon nut or seed butter (almond, cashew, sunflower, etc.)

2 tablespoons collagen powder (or protein powder of your choice)

1 square raw cacao butter (optional—you can also use 1 tablespoon coconut butter or coconut oil)

1-2 tablespoons raw cacao powder (or cocoa powder)

1 cup water


Blend together to suit your breakfast tastes. Read more about powering up your workouts with our free CFF Nutrition Guide. 



Don’t forget to share your own smoothie on social media (#NutritionFits) for a chance to win a $100 Whole Foods gift card!