Ketogenic Green Smoothie

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Mix up a low-carb and ketogenic green smoothie for breakfast or a quick snack with a refreshing lemony mint flavor in just a few minutes. Keto dieting isn’t complicated; having easy keto recipes in your recipe box make the diet straightforward and enjoyable.

The mixture of coconut milk with spinach and avocado blends up into a thick, creamy potassium rich cup. The flavor is enhanced with fresh mint and lemon balm leaf. Extra water and/or ice cubes are added to achieve just the right texture. I like a thinner smoothie and used 1 cup of water and a handful of ice cubes to get my texture right.

Using herbal infused teas in place of water (when applicable) is a fun way to affect the flavor and medicinal benefits to recipes. I happened to have a mixture of licorice and star anise tea already made and added it into the blender to fullfill the role of “water”. The flavors were awesome! Mint or lemon balm tea would also be a great choice.

Extra Add-in Ideas for a Ketogenic Green Smoothie:

  • 1 tablespoon chia seed
  • 1 tablespoon cacao nibs
  • 10 to 15 drops peppermint spirits
  • 1/2 teaspoon spirulina
  • small handful of fresh, seasonal berries

Adapt this low-carb ketogenic green smoothie for kids or others in the family who consume more carbs by adding local fruits like peaches, plums, and strawberries. In place of the coconut milk, you can add fresh, raw dairy milk or yogurt into the mix. I drank many smoothies during my low-carb pregnancy which I talk a bit about here in my 33 week update.

For more clever ways to use cacao nibs, find inspiration in Ways to Use Cacao Nibs on a Keto Diet.

Explore other Low-Carb Ketogenic Breakfast Ideas:

Fun Kitchen Tip

  • Freeze leftover tea in ice cube trays or mini ice cube trays and use them in recipe like this smoothie.

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ketogenic green smoothie

Ketogenic Green Smoothie

Jessica Haggard
The lemon mint flavor is unlike anything else! This low-carb, ketogenic green smoothie is a refreshing way to start the day.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 smoothie
Calories 450 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 small avocado
  • 1/2 to 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water tea, coconut or nut milk
  • 1 small handful fresh mint
  • 1 small handful fresh lemon balm
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract or stevia drops to taste, optional
  • 1 handful ice cubes

Instructions
 

  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  • Taste and add more mint and lemon balm as needed.
  • Adjust stevia as desired.
  • Serve cold.

Notes

Use more ice for a smoother blend, use less ice for a thicker, more pudding like texture.

Nutrition & Macros

Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 450kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 7gFat: 38gSaturated Fat: 26gSodium: 54mgPotassium: 1307mgFiber: 18gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1870IUVitamin C: 27mgCalcium: 59mgIron: 5mg

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