This brain healthy Chocolate-Blueberry Smoothie is a delicious, guilt-free treat that is perfect for breakfast, dessert or a snack. It’s easy enough to whip up with basic ingredients from your kitchen, and you can always add different berries, protein powder or even greens.

Serves 1

2 Tablespoons Cashew
12 ounces cold water
1/2 cup frozen blueberries
1/4 avocado


  1. 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  2. 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla extract or powder
  3. Optional: bee pollen to garnish

Step 1: Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend on high for 45-60 seconds.

Step 2: Pour, serve and enjoy!

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Mark Hyman, MD is the Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine, chairman of the Institute for Functional Medicine, and founder and medical director of The UltraWellness Center. He is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Blood Sugar Solution 10-Day Detox Diet, The 10-Day Detox Cookbook, The Blood Sugar Solution, The Blood Sugar Solution Cookbook, UltraMetabolism, The UltraMind Solution, and The Ultrasimple Diet, and coauthor of The Daniel Plan.