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Keto-Diet Friendly Smoothie Recipe

Teodora Cozma
Editor-in-Chief
On Sep 28th, 2020

A refreshing and light smoothie for the morning. This recipe is suitable if you follow a keto diet for health or weight loss reasons. If you are not following a Keto diet, you can still enjoy this refreshing and filling smoothie. Get ready to replenish your energy levels this morning!

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This article is the final episode of the Monday Smoothie mini-series.

What do you need:

  • 2 tablespoons of peanut butter

  • 1 tablespoon of raw cocoa powder

  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk

  • Ice cubes

Serving recommendation: serve in a highball glass and decorate with some almond flakes and a little cocoa powder.

How to Make the Keto-Diet Friendly Smoothie?

The smoothie should take you just a few minutes to prepare. 

Step 1: Add all the ingredients to a blender and mix until you obtain a smooth consistency.

Step 2: If you add extra ice cubes, this can smoothie recipe can become a frozen dessert.

Step 3: Relax and enjoy this amazing chocolate smoothie!

Breakfast or dessert, I could have this chocolate Keto-Diet Friendly Smoothie every day as it is the perfect combination of flavours and textures.

What Are the Benefits of Drinking the Keto-Diet Friendly Smoothie?

Look no further for a delicious and energising breakfast smoothie! You will be delighted by this chocolate and nutty flavoured smoothie that is Keto friendly.

Peanut butter is not only delicious but also rich in macronutrients and a great source of vitamin E, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium, copper and manganese. Check the label when you buy peanut butter and avoid products that have added sugar and vegetable oils.

Cocoa powder replaces the energy levels and is rich in micronutrients such as magnesium, potassium, copper and manganese. Having some cocoa powder in your smoothie will help promote feelings of contentment, less fatigue and can help alleviate mental stress.

How Many Calories Are in the Keto-Diet Friendly Smoothie?

Find below the estimated caloric intake for each ingredient used:

  • 2 tsp peanut butter 62 calories

  • 1 spoon of raw cacao powder 60 calories

  • 1/4 cup of heavy cream 87 calories

  • 1/2 cup of unsweetened almond milk 15 calories

  • ice cubes 0 calories

Total calories ≈ 224

We hope you have enjoyed drinking the Keto-Diet Friendly Smoothie and the entire Monday Smoothie mini-series. Check out our previous "Zero Calories Smoothie" recipe and share your smoothie creations on Instagram with #MondaySmoothie!

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