Is there anything better than a good keto smoothie recipe? No – especially when that high-protein meal replacement tastes like a milkshake & helps you lose weight!
If you’re down for a tasty keto smoothie or shake that not only brings all the boys to the yard, but gets them to mow the grass while they’re there – stay with me.
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Are Smoothies Keto?
Most smoothie recipes call for milk, yogurt, and ice cream to achieve the creamy base that is typically blended with bananas, pineapple, fruit juices, and honey to sweeten the deal.
The problem with the “OG” healthy smoothie is that it is not healthy at all. They have too much sugar and far too many carbs to even dream of being keto-friendly.
The good news is there’s tons of low carb, much better for you substitutes you can use to whip up an equally delicious low carb smoothie that will help you drop a few pounds.
How To Make Keto Smoothies
Here’s what you need to know to make a healthy keto smoothie that you know won’t throw you out of ketosis. Instead of using regular milk, use full-fat coconut milk, almond milk, or heavy cream.
Best Base Ingredients For Keto Smoothie Recipes
- Almond milk
- Coconut milk
- Heavy Cream
- Hemp milk
- Macadamia nut milk
- Cashew milk
- Greek Yogurt
If you need to sweeten the deal, try a low carb sweetener like monk fruit or erythritol.
What’s The Best Fruit for a Keto Smoothie?
Avoid the sugar trap and stay away from bananas, pineapples, and mangos and opt for low carb fruits like blueberries and strawberries. For even more flavor, add cinnamon or ginger.
Best Vegetables for Keto Smoothies
- Bok Choy
- Collard Greens
Best Nut Butters for Low Carb Smoothies
- Almond butter
- Cashew butter
- Macadamia butter
- Peanut butter
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Other Ingredients To Help You Make The Best Keto Smoothies
- Chia seeds
- Coconut flakes
- Hemp seeds
- Protein powder
- Collagen powder
- MCT oil
- Sea salt
It may take a minute, but you’ll get the hang of customizing your favorites without needing a recipe or instructions.
But no matter how quickly you master the art of smoothies you will always need a blender to do the “heavy lifting” – I recommend the Ninja Pro Countertop model.
The Ninja total crushing blades gives you perfect ice crushing, blending, pureeing, and controlled processing crush ice and frozen fruit in seconds.
For now, I’ve collected 23 of my favorites to get you started.
Consider this your greatest hits smoothie playlist with all the classics: strawberry, chocolate, peanut butter, green, coffee, raspberry, pumpkin, berry, cheesecake, blueberry, and key lime pie!
An eggless breakfast on the go with almond milk, almond butter, & cacao powder via I Eat Keto
Green Breakfast Smoothie
Consider this your energizing keto power smoothie with 4 net carbs.
Chocolate + Peanut Butter
Almond milk, peanut butter & cocoa powder combine to make an amazing low carb treat with 6 net carbs via Wholesome Yum
Strawberry Basil Smoothie
This creamy smoothie from KetoDiet Blog makes a perfect sugar-free keto breakfast or meal replacement.
Avocado, spinach, protein powder + your choice of low carb milk makes a fabulous keto smoothie for breakfast (or snack) with 2 net carbs via The Little Pine
Treat yourself to this sugar-free, 4-ingredient vanilla shake via Wholesome Yum
Blueberry Galaxy Smoothie
The Blueberry Galaxy Smoothie is perfect for breakfast or as a post workout snack. Blend coconut milk, blueberries, vanilla, MCT oil, and an (optional) scoop of Whey protein.
A fabulous summer-inspired smoothie with only 7.42 net carbs via All Day I Dream About Food
Strawberry Avocado Keto Smoothie with Almond Milk
Try this strawberry + almond milk + avocado combination with 7 net carbs via Wholesome Yum
Frozen Berry Shake
Use almond or coconut milk along with a few in-season berries to make this one from Keto Diet App in minutes.
Dairy-free and low carb Raspberry + Avocado smoothie via Low Carb Yum
Blueberry Coconut Chia
Packed with antioxidants and healthy fats, this smoothie made with blueberries, chia seeds and coconut is a super-food – super healthy smoothie that’s dairy-free.
Keto Flu Smoothie
Kick any symptoms of the keto flu to the curb with this smoothie from How To This & That! It’s just the right combination of kale, strawberries, avocado, cucumber, almond milk, and Pink Himalayan Salt to get you feeling better ASAP!
Also known as “The Fat Burning Milkshake” the amount of healthy fats and superfoods in this smoothie will keep you full for hours.
Key Lime Pie Smoothie
Avocado, coconut milk, and lime key-lime style smoothie via Cook Eat Paleo
Blackberries, cream cheese, whipping cream, coconut oil, and vanilla combined to make a fabulous tasting smoothie!
Chocolate Avocado Raspberry Smoothie
Delicious & dairy-free with 4.84 net carbs via All Day I Dream About Food
Chai Infused Pumpkin
Get your pumpkin-on with this dairy-free smoothie with fresh pureed pumpkin, vanilla bean, and chai tea from Healthful Pursuit
Minty Green Protein Smoothie
A low carb and dairy-free keto smoothie recipe using avocado, spinach and almond milk with 4 net carbs via Sugar-Free Mom
Another summer-time style smoothie that’s low carb & dairy-free with 8.7 net carbs!
Green Tea + Avocado
A super healthy low carb smoothie made with avocado & matcha green tea.
The closet you’ll get to a drive-through milkshake without blowing your macros with coconut milk and heavy whipping cream – with 3.7 net carbs via Ruled.Me
Cream cheese, heavy cream and almond milk plus a few strawberries make this dessert-style smoothie in 4 minutes.
Of course I’m ending with chocolate. This healthy chocolate smoothie will satisfy your sweet tooth with coconut milk, protein powder, chia seeds, vanilla, and dark chocolate.
See? I told you there are tons of ways to make a smoothie healthy, yummy and keto! Which one will you try first?
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Did I Miss Anything?
Which smoothie will you try first?
Or maybe I didn’t mention your favorite keto smoothie recipe?
Either way, let me know by leaving a comment blow!
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