You will have plenty of choices when it comes to a delicious keto breakfast smoothie recipe. These smoothies are made with ingredients that are low in carbs so you can have them every day and not worry about ruining your keto diet.
You can use any low carb fruit for your smoothie. This keto breakfast smoothie recipe from Jolene of Yummy Inspirations suggests using strawberries, but you can also use blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries.
Related reading: 5 Healthy Fruits You Can Eat On A Low Carb Diet
It’s best to get organic ones if you can to avoid the chemical residues that these fruits get sprayed with. Strawberries are number 1 on EWG’s dirty dozen list. The other berries don’t appear in the top twelve so if you can’t get organic strawberries it’s best to opt for one of the other low carb berries.
Did you know that almost 70 percent of fresh produce sold in the U.S. contains residues of potentially harmful chemical pesticides? It’s really best to try to avoid these if you want to stay as healthy as possible.
Because we are bombarded with so may toxins daily our detox systems cannot keep up. Consequently these chemicals accumulate and get stored in cells where they can cause damage and interfere with the function.
The best thing about keto smoothies is that you can mix and match the ingredients depending on your preferences and, of course, your dietary requirements.
This smoothie is dairy free but you can use cream in place of the coconut milk if you prefer. Likewise the recipe calls for coconut yogurt but you can use a dairy yogurt if you want.
You can add some coconut oil or MCT oil if you want to add more fat. The protein powder helps to make it satisfying and prevents cravings. You can add a whole scoop of it if you need more protein in the mornings.
Related reading: How A Low Carb, High Fat Diet Will Reduce Food Cravings
This Orgain Keto Collagen Vanilla Protein Powder has MCT Oil in it. It’s contains grass fed hydrolyzed collagen peptides Type I and III, is dairy free, gluten free and soy free.
If you want a whey protein power then try this Isopure keto friendly, vanilla, zero carb one. It contains Vitamin C and zinc for immune support, 25g protein and 100% whey protein isolate.
Jolene says this recipe makes two glasses so you can share it of save some for later in the day. If you are very hungry then you may end up drinking it all!
Here are some other smoothie recipes you could try for breakfast:
Keto Breakfast Smoothie Recipe
Serves two depending on appetite
- 1/2 cup almond milk
- 4 chopped organic strawberries (use more if you like)
- 1/2 cup thick canned coconut milk
- 1/2 teaspoon Stevia (or other low carb sweetener)
- 1/2 scoop good quality low carb protein powder
- 1/4 live coconut yogurt
1. Place all ingredients in your blender.
2. Blend well until very smooth.
3. Pour into your serving glasses, sip slowly and enjoy!
Here’s Jolene’s video demo of the keto breakfast smoothie recipe.