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Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie

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When you give up grains such as sugar-laden cereal, croissants and muffins, it may seem challenging to find healthy low-carb breakfast options. If you get bored with the usual eggs & bacon, give this smoothie a try! It's filling and will satisfy your sweet tooth. Just like all keto smoothies, it's the ideal on-the-go snack any time of the day. As a bonus, I included a quick guide on how to make any nut or seeds milk at home in just a few steps!

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Allergy information for Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie

✔  Gluten free
✔  Dairy free
✔  Egg free
✔  Nightshade free
✔  Pork free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free
✔  Beef free

Nutritional values (per serving)

Net carbs6.3 grams
Protein5 grams
Fat40.3 grams
Calories401 kcal
Calories from carbs 6%, protein 5%, fat 89%
Total carbs14.3 gramsFiber8 gramsSugars1.8 gramsSaturated fat26.6 gramsSodium139 mg(6% RDA)Magnesium105 mg(26% RDA)Potassium955 mg(48% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 1 serving)


  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender: almond or cashew milk, coconut milk, ... Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie
  2. ... avocado, raw cocoa powder (Dutch process cacao can be used too), ... Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie
  3. ... a few mint leaves, or a few drops of mint extract, ... Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie
  4. ... and MCT oil or Brain Octane Oil. Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie
  5. Add sweetener of choice (see list of ingredients). Optionally, add protein powder. Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie
  6. Throw in a few ice cubes and blend until smooth. Optionally, top with whipped cream or whipped coconut cream. Keto Chocolate & Mint Smoothie

How to Make Nut Milk

I love Plenish nut milks because they are delicious and only contain 3 ingredients: nuts, water and salt. However, they may not be available in the US (I buy mine on Amazon UK).

If you can't find quality additive-free nut milk, you can make your own using any nuts and seeds - organic cashews or organic almonds work best. To make it at home:

  1. Rinse 1 cup of any nuts or seeds (almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, Brazil nuts, hemp seeds, etc.) and transfer them into a bowl. Add 3 cups (720 ml) of water and leave to soak for: 8 hours for almonds, hazelnuts, Brazils, and 2 hours for cashews (no soaking is required for hulled hemp seeds).

  2. Then, strain them through a colander and rinse well with water. Discard the water and place the soaked nuts or seeds into a blender. Add 3 cups (720 ml) of fresh water.

  3. Pulse on high speed until smooth. Use cheesecloth or nut milk bag and pour the mixture through it. Squeeze out the milk and discard the pulp or dehydrate it in the oven and. You can leave the milk plain or add any spices or low-carb sweeteners of choice (vanilla, cinnamon, stevia, etc.). Pour the milk into a sealable glass bottle and keep in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Almond milk natural (unsweetened)
1 g1.2 g2.9 g34 kcal
Coconut milk (full-fat, unsweetened)
1.6 g1.1 g12.1 g111 kcal
Avocado, fresh
1.4 g1.5 g11 g120 kcal
Cocoa powder, raw (cacao)
1.1 g1.1 g0.7 g12 kcal
Mint, fresh
0.2 g0.1 g0 g2 kcal
Erythritol (natural low-carb sweetener)
1 g0 g0 g4 kcal
MCT oil
0 g0 g13.6 g117 kcal
Ice cubes
0 g0 g0 g0 kcal
Total per serving
6.3 g5 g40.3 g401 kcal

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Martina Slajerova

I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Comments (6)

Would the only substitute for avocados be Coconut cream? I need another nutritional fat through out these recipes as I get stomach cramps from Avocado.

You could try mascarpone, coconut cream - or even 2 tablespoons of nut or seed butter.

I was in love just from the photo and title, but when I saw this was keto I just about fell over. OBSESSED with this delicious little creation!

Thank you so much Karly!

This looks so good! Can't wait to try it for breakfast tomorrow. FYI for any Australian readers Australia's Own Organic Unsweetened Almond milk is just almonds, water, sunflower oil and salt. Watch out though as there is a sweetened version so double check before you buy!

Thanks for the tips Rosie, I use Plenish which is just water, nuts & salt. I hope you like it 😊