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Healthy Keto Green Smoothie

|Healthy Keto Green Smoothie

Packed with superfoods, this keto smoothie is a healthy breakfast option for your ketogenic eating. It's low in carbs, high in healthy fats and high in magnesium and potassium which makes it great for keto flu!

I used green tea powder aka matcha which apart from having many health benefits goes great with coconut milk and vanilla. Avocado adds creaminess and heart-healthy fats and MCT oil will boost your energy. If you need to add some protein, use quality protein powder or collagen.

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Nutritional values (per serving):

6 grams 5.4 grams 4.2 grams 48.2 grams 36 grams 468 calories
Total Carbs11.4grams
Fiber5.4grams
Net Carbs6grams
Protein4.2grams
Fat48.2grams
of which Saturated36grams
Energy (calories)468kcal
Magnesium87mg (22%)
Potassium699mg (35%)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (5%), protein (4%), fat (91%)

Ingredients (makes 1 serving):

Instructions:

  1. Halve the avocado and remove the seed.
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  2. Place everything in a blender: scooped avocado flesh, spinach, coconut milk, water, vanilla, matcha (if used), Erythritol and MCT oil (I use a Kenwood blender). |Healthy Keto Green Smoothie
  3. Add ice (if used) and pulse until smooth. |Healthy Keto Green Smoothie Pour in a glass and enjoy! |Healthy Keto Green Smoothie

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This was AMAZING!!!!  I rarely write reviews but I HAD TO THANK YOU!!!!  
I made it as written first and tasted it and I felt like it needed a little more vanilla flavor.  I had some Jay Robb Vanilla protein powder (which is suggested as an optional add-in).  I added half a scoop.  Wow!!!  It was so creamy and delicious.  I will be making this one again and again.  Thank you so much!

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Thank you so much Tara!

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I love this smoothie! I'm wondering about the calorie count, though -- I consistently come up with 662, not 468. Here's my information, maybe you can see what I'm missing? Thanks so much!
2.6 ounce Avocado
calories 118 Total Fat 11 Total Carbs 7 Protein 1
½ cup fresh spinach (15 g/ 0.5 oz) -
calories 3 Total Fat 0 Total Carbs 1 Protein 0
½ cup heavy whipping cream (120 ml / 4 fl oz)-
calories 400 Total Fat 40 Total Carbs 0 Protein 2
1 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract Mccormick's -
calories 24 Total Fat 0 Total Carbs 1 Protein 0
1 tbsp coconut oil -
calories 117 Total Fat 14 Total Carbs 0 Protein 0

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I think I can see why it's different now. I used coconut milk for calculating the nutrition facts (listed first in the ingredient list). Aroy-D contains just half the amount of fat compared to cream. The best way to substitute would be to use just 1/4 cup cream and add water if needed. I'll add a note. I hope this helps Smile

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Thank you so very much!

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Great recipe! Can't wait to try it.
The only issue is that I'd count the full carb count. Blenders tend to negate any fiber benefits since it breaks it up so much.

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Thank you Finn! I don't think you need to worry about losing the benefits of fibre if you blend your food. You still get the same amount of fibre that affects the body in the same way (soluble + insoluble fibre).

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For the collagen powder, do you add 1/4 of a cup.  Also you say optional for the collagen and Maca Green Tee, can you use both ?

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Hi Lana, yes, you can use both if you like. I would use just 1-2 tablespoons of gelatin instead of 1/4 cup protein powder.

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Hi There! This smoothie has been great, but I'm a little concerned that one of the measurements may be off. My Now Foods Erythritol says to use 2 teaspoons as a serving, but this recipe says to use 2 tablespoons. When I track 2 tablespoons of erythritol in my counter I'm told that it amounts to 24 net carbs which would essentially take my carbs for the entire day. Which measurement is correct?

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Hi Bethanye, sweeteners are always a matter of personal preference so you could use less (or you could use stevia). I'm afraid your tracker doesn't have accurate nutrition facts - Erythritol is almost zero-calorie and zero-carb with no effect on blood sugar. Here's more about sweeteners: ketodietapp.com/.../Top-10-Natural-Low-carb-Sweeteners

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I love this smoothie as it is my breakfast everyday. I wish I had paid more attention to the label on the heavy whipping cream since it is 1g of carbs per tbs. I feel like I have messing up royally. Is there a low carb heavy whipping cream that I don't know about?

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Thank you Crystal! Does this cream have any additives in it? That's not what a regular cream looks like because that's almost zero-carb per a tablespoon.

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I love experimenting with new recipes and my family haven't complained once! Thank you for you commitment in helping the Low carb community. I am wondering if using a green tea bag would have the same effect as green tea powder and, if so, how many tea bags would you recommend? I'm looking forward to trying this in the warmer weather 🙂

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Thank you Jacqui! Yes, I think you can use chilled green tea too. I'd use a teabag per serving and use just about 1/2 cup boiling water, let it infuse for 3 minutes and then take the teabag out and let it chill. Hope you like it Smile

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I'm going to try this right now in my new Nutribullet.

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Hope you like it! Smile

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I tried it and it is my favourite smoothie recipe so far. I bought a nutribullet two weeks ago, and your recipe is the nicest I've tried. It is so creamy, and fills me up for ages. My 9 year old daughter (and avid spinach avoider) tried it and loved it! I've had it every day this week. Slightly obsessed.

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Thank you Lynne! I'm glad you both liked it! Smile It is very filling!

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