Dr. Perricone: Coco-Green Protein Shake

The Daily Perricone features a wonderful shake called the Coco-Green Protein Shake to help us get back on track with healthy eating after the holidays!

The shake contains ample doses of fiber, potassium, protein and Omega-3’s, plus coconut oil. Coconut oil has been shown to give the metabolism a boost because of its thermogenic effect.

Coco-Green Protein Shake


  • ¼ cup plain low-fat yogurt or kefir.
  • 1 and ½ tablespoons coconut oil.
  • 1 handful organic spinach.
  • 1 small handful kale, about 2 leaves.
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter
  • 1 tablespoon Spirulina
  • ¼ cup coconut milk.
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds.


  • Combine ingredients in food processor or blender.
  • Blend on high until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Enjoy.