11. Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Blizzard
If you were ever a Dairy Queen fan, then you know what a Blizzard is. It is basically a thick, creamy, cold, soft ice cream shake with various flavors and toppings. This recipe for a low-carb smoothie might have you scratching your head at first because it calls for cottage cheese but cottage cheese is making a comeback as a great source of protein. It also blends to a nice creamy texture, giving this smoothie an ice cream like feel wthout all the carbs. Peanut butter, peanut flour, and Briana’s Baking Mix are used to give this the cookie dough quality and flavor. The thick texture and crunchy topping are what make this so much like that Blizzard you might be craving.
12. Strawberry Fluff Protein Smoothie
This smoothie turns out pink and is really pretty to look at. Don’t let the appearance fool you. It is packed with 20 grams of protein and is loaded with vitamin C from the strawberries, making it a perfect post-workout treat. There is no added sugar thanks to the sweetness of the berries and the protein powder.
13. Avocado Green Tea Power Shake
When it comes to low-carb recipes, it is hard to beat the Avocado Green Tea Power Shake. The creamy tastes of Greek yogurt and avocado help mask the bitterness of the matcha green tea. This is a great choice for a post-workout smoothie, as it is packed with protein, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Avocado also helps make the drink more filling and smooth while the matcha helps to boost metabolism, making this drink a favorite among dieters. Incredibly satisfying, this low carb option is sure to be your new favorite too.
14. Low Carb Coconut Lime Coolers
Another one of the top low carb recipes is the Coconut Lime Cooler, a creamy smoothie that is perfect for a summer day. This tropical drink combines sweetened coconut cream and frozen limeade to create a delicious, sweet but not sugary smoothie. Because so few ingredients are needed in the recipe, this is a great “quick fix” when you’re looking for a snack or something to serve your friends. Quench your thirst and brighten your afternoon with this scrumptious smoothie! Try freezing it in Popsicle molds for an even better treat! Try these easy to bake Paleo Muffin recipes with this smoothie, for a delicious match from another planet. You’ll love it!
15. Vanilla Keto Smoothie
The Vanilla Keto Smoothie is a protein powerhouse. The recipe calls for whole eggs or chia seeds, almond or coconut butter, and whey or egg white protein powder- so many options! The fat comes from medium chain triglyceride oil or coconut oil, both great sources of fatty acids. This is good to get your day started or as a pre-workout meal. It is sure to sustain you for several hours. The nice thing about this recipe is that it gives you options and substitutions, especially if you are concerned about the quality and safety of using raw eggs. Make it your own by mixing ingredients to suit your preferences. Combine this smoothie with a Paleo chip recipe and you have a match made in haven
16. Cookie Dough Shake
Do you ever crave the flavor and texture of cookie dough, but it isn’t on your low-carb diet plan? This shake comes pretty close to satisfying that craving. Cottage cheese gives this a thick texture and some great healthy protein. Molasses, butter extract, and dark chocolate round out that cookie dough experience. Dark chocolate is blended into the base so that you get specks of it in every sip. No expensive protein powders needed here.
17. Coconut Milk Strawberry Smoothie
This is one of the most basic low-carb smoothie recipes out there. It is low in calories, carbohydrates, and sugar. It is a decent source of protein and fat. It literally takes less than 2 minutes to make in a personal blender because there is no ingredient preparation- how simple is that! The developer of this recipe spent quite a bit of time working on the ratio of carbohydrates to fiber to make this an acceptable low-carb, keto meal option. No need to worry or wonder here!
18. Chocolate Avocado Raspberry Smoothie
When it comes to healthy smoothie recipes, it is rare to find anything with chocolate. The Chocolate Avocado Raspberry Smoothie is more like a dessert than a health drink so it will also satisfy your craving for something sweet. Boldly flavored with cocoa and frozen raspberries, this low carb smoothie is the perfect after dinner treat. Tasty avocado and cashew milk help add a great serving of healthy fats, calcium and protein, making as healthy as it is delicious. Enjoy for yourself or pour small servings for your friends after a meal.
19. McKeto Strawberry Milkshake
Strawberry milkshakes have always been a favorite anytime treat, but they are full of sugar and lack nutrition. The McKeto Strawberry Milkshake is a diet-friendly alternative to this delicious beverage. Relying on sugar-free Strawberry Torani, coconut milk and MCT oil for flavor, the McKeto Strawberry Milkshake isn’t short on taste. Just add xanthan gum, ice and heavy cream to thicken it up. You won’t know the difference!
20. Rocket Fuel Keto Milkshake
The name of this milkshake is a little scary but it is purely just a marketing tool. Fortunately, there isn’t anything in the ingredients that resemble rocket fuel, other than their energy boosting qualities. The recipe is Paleo and can be made allergen free by omitting the egg yolk. An interesting ingredient is the Vanilla Collagen Peptides. This vital protein source is excellent for maintaining healthy skin, and for supporting cartilage and tendons around joints and bones. The shake is thickened with avocado. There are no dairy or nut products in this shake making it great for those with allergies.
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