This yummy keto berry smoothie tastes just like cheesecake in a glass and contains only 6.9 grams per serving. This keto smoothie is a great option for breakfast or a quick and easy snack during the day.
As mentioned above, this smoothie tastes just like cheesecake and can make a great healthy dessert as well. Also, it is naturally sweet thanks to the berries, with a dose of freshness and creaminess from the Greek yogurt.
Although this is a very simple smoothie, you cannot go wrong with this one. It has all you need – vitamins and minerals from the berries, protein from almond milk and Greek yogurt, and fibers from the fruits.
You can also use this smoothie after a workout as it will help you fuel up without giving you a heavy feeling in the stomach. And, if you choose to make this after a workout, you can substitute the almond milk with coconut water to get those electrolytes on the good level.
Tips and tricks
- Always go with the fresh berries. Bad ones will only give the smoothie a nasty taste.
- The smoothie tastes like the cheesecake, but you can add in some seeds, like chia or slivered almonds. These seeds can help give the smoothie a very nice texture.
- You can also add some ice to this recipe. Doing so will add some bulk so it takes longer to drink and fills you up more. It will also help to add more texture and keep the smoothie colder for longer.
It is always helpful to have learn the tips and tricks that make thing easier or better and these simple tips and tricks can help you make a better smoothie overall.
Which berries are good for keto?
In this recipe, strawberries and raspberries were used. However, you can also use other berries in you keto smoothies. Here is a list of the berries you can use on the keto diet.
- Raspberries – Raw raspberries contain 11.94 grams of carbs and 6.5 grams of fiber per 100 grams of raspberries. This means that raspberries contain 5.44 grams of net carbs in every 100 grams.
- Blackberries -Blackberries contain 9.61 grams of carbs and 5.3 grams of fiber in every 100 grams of fruit. This means that 100 grams of blackberries contain 4.31 grams of net carbs.
- Cranberries – Cranberries contain 11.97 grams of carbs and 3.6 grams of fiber per 100 grams of fruit. This means that 100 grams of cranberries contain roughly 8.37 grams of net carbs.
- Blueberries – There are 8.7 grams of carbs and 2.9 grams of fiber in every 10o grams of blueberries. This means that there are only 5.8 grams of net carbs in every 100 grams of blueberries.
How many carbs are in this keto berry smoothie?
There are only 6.9 grams of net carbs in this easy mixed berry smoothie. This smoothie, like many others that are low carb contains most of its carbs from the mixed berries which contain natural sugars and thus more carbs than the other foods your able to eat on the keto diet.
How to make keto berry smoothie
To make this smoothie, first gather all of your ingredients in one place.
Next slice the strawberries and place them in a blender.
Add the raspberries, the almond milk, and the greek yogurt into the blender as well.
Blend for a few minutes or until smooth. It should look like this:
Lastly pour into a glass and serve. You can garnish with some chopped berries if you choose.
In case you don’t have some of the ingredients used in this recipe, here are a few substitutes you can make:
- Substitutes strawberries for either blackberries, blueberries or cranberries or raspberries.
- Substitute the cranberries for either strawberries, blackberries or raspberries or blueberries.
- You can use any kind of nut based milk for this smoothie or even coconut yogurt. The macros may change slightly in that case, so pay attention to this.
Can you make this smoothie more filling
You can make this smoothie more filling. You can so so by adding things like:
- Protein powder
- Chia seeds
- Flax seeds
- Hemp seeds
Can this low carb smoothie be stored for later?
The smoothie can last in a fridge for up to 24 hours. Just make sure to stir it before serving as it will separate.
More keto smoothie recipes
- ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
- ¼ cup Greek yogurt
- ½ cup fresh strawberries
- ¼ cup raspberries
- To make this smoothie, first gather all of your ingredients in one place.
- Next slice the strawberries and place them in a blender.
- Add the raspberries, the almond milk, and the greek yogurt into the blender as well.
- Blend for a few minutes or until smooth.
- Lastly pour into a glass and serve. You can garnish with some chopped berries if you choose.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 glass
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 93Total Fat: 3.1gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 108mgCarbohydrates: 10.9gNet Carbohydrates: 6.9gFiber: 4gSugar: 6.1gProtein: 6.9g