Keto Avocado Smoothie With Almond Milk

Last Updated on May 10, 2021 by Toya

See how to make this keto avocado smoothie with almond milk, yogurt and coconut cream in just 5 minutes!

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Can you put avocados in smoothies?

Avocados are a healthy fruit that are a great addition to smoothies. They help make smoothies creamy and thick without adding dairy. They’re also a great addition to a smoothie as the taste is not very noticeable. Avocados are one of the best ways to add healthy fat to a smoothie, especially keto smoothies!

 

Ensure that the fruit is ripe before using it. Otherwise, it will be inedible. You can tell if it is ripe by squeezing it slightly. If it feels soft, then it is ready to be used.

Fun fact: Avocados are fruits, although they’re used a lot in salads and many people believe they are vegetables.

 

Benefits of adding avocados to a smoothie

The avocado has multiple benefits, in fact, many people do not know that the avocado has more potassium than bananas.In 1 cup of avocados there are 708mg of potassium. Come pare this to 1 cup of ripe bananas where you’ll find only 537mg potassium.

Avocados add unbelievable creaminess and thickness to smoothies while simultaneously only leaving a very slight taste behind. Therefore, they are a great addition to smoothies.

Avocados are also rich in monounsaturated fatty acids which are beneficial to the heart. They’re also rich in antioxidants.

 

Are avocados good for keto?

Avocados are naturally low in carbs and thus a great fruit to enjoy on the keto diet. In fact, in 1 cup of avocado there are 2g net carbs!

 

Ingredients to make this easy keto avocado smoothie

The ingredients you need to make this tasty low carb avocado smoothie are very easy to find. You can likely find everything listed below in your local grocery store.

  • ¾ cup diced avocado
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup cup fage total Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup Thai Kitchen Non-Gmo Coconut Cream coconut cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp nutmeg
  • erythritol or keto  sweetener of choice, to taste
  • Ice (optional *)

 

How to make keto avocado smoothie

Gather all your ingredients for the recipe in one place.

At this stage, you will also peel the avocado and cut it into cubes; Sprinkle it with a few drops of lemon to prevent it from rusting and turning black.

ingredients for avocado smoothie

 

Then place the avocado in the blender, along with the almond milk, yogurt, coconut cream, nutmeg and sweetener.

 

Blend at high speed for a few minutes until everything is well combined.

 

If required you can add a quarter cup of water; You can also incorporate some ice.

low carb avocado smoothie

Serve this easy low carb avocado smoothie very cold.

Avocado smoothie flavor variations

This creamy smoothie tastes amazing just the way it is. However, if you want to add a bit of jazz to, here are some amazing flavor variations that can help you enjoy up to 6 keto avocado smoothie recipes from this one base: 

  • Keto chocolate avocado smoothie: Just add 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder and 4 tbsp grated dark chocolate.
  • Keto strawberry avocado smoothie: For this smoothie, simply add in 1/2 a cup of strawberries. 
  • Keto avocado blueberry smoothie: For a yummy blueberry smoothie, add in 1/2 a cup of blueberries.
  • Keto avocado kale smoothie: For kale avocado smoothie, add in a 1 cup of kale to this smoothie.
  • Keto cucumber avocado smoothie: For a fresh cucumber avocado smoothie, simply add in 1 cucumber cut into chunks.
  • Keto avocado protein shake: Simply add 1 scoop of keto friendly protein powder to make this recipe. 

Storing and freezing this smoothie 

  • To store: In general, smoothies are best served fresh. However, you can also store this smoothie in the fridge for up to 24 hours. However, the smoothie is likely to separate the longer it sits. When you’re ready to enjoy your avocado smoothie, simply stir to combine the ingredients once more. 
  • To Freeze: Smoothies should be enjoyed immediately. However, if you want to freeze this smoothie, you can simply portion into zip lock bags or ice cube trays and freeze for up to 3 months. To serve, take the bag outside or the ice cube trays out, then blend and serve.

More keto smoothie recipes

 

Keto Avocado Smoothie With Almond Milk

Keto Avocado Smoothie With Almond Milk

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

See how to make this keto avocado smoothie with almond milk, yogurt and coconut cream in just 5 minutes!

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup diced avocado
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup fage total Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup Thai Kitchen Non-Gmo Coconut Cream coconut cream
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp nutmeg
  • erythritol or keto  sweetener of choice, to taste
  • Ice (optional *)

Instructions

    1. Gather all your ingredients for the recipe in one place.
    2. At this stage, you will also peel the avocado and cut it into cubes;
      Sprinkle it with a few drops of lemon to prevent it from rusting and
      turning black.
    3. Then place the avocado in the blender, along with the almond milk, yogurt, coconut cream, nutmeg and sweetener.
    4. Blend at high speed for a few minutes until everything is well combined.
    5. If required you can add a quarter cup of water; You can also incorporate some ice.
    6. Serve this easy avocado smoothie very cold.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 269Total Fat: 24.7gSaturated Fat: 14.4gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 59mgCarbohydrates: 10.8gNet Carbohydrates: 5.6gFiber: 5.2gSugar: 2.2gProtein: 5.5g

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