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7 Mason Jar Smoothie Recipes For Keto Devotees

For many people looking to shed a few pounds, a smoothie can be a fun and creative way to get some healthy ingredients into their daily diet. Smoothies are great because they can be made ahead, they can contain any number of ingredients, and let’s be real: They look really awesome in a Mason jar. Those who choose keto as their method of weight loss may shy away from smoothies, however, because they’re often full of sugar.

Keto devotees, you’re in luck. You don’t have to skip out on a smoothie after a workout or in place of a meal. While many smoothies are made creamy by the addition of dairy, there are ways to work around dairy and its inflammatory effects and still stay in ketosis. You can also avoid the sugar crash that comes from the addition of high-sugar fruits. By swapping out dairy for avocado or nut butter and ditching the fruits in favor of no-calorie sweeteners, you can find a way to incorporate smoothies into your keto lifestyle.

1. Keto Green Smoothie

green smoothie mason jar

This keto-friendly green smoothie is both healthy and totally delicious. Combine 1/2 cup spinach, 1/2 an avocado, 1 tsp. matcha powder, 1 tsp. vanilla extract, and 1 tbsp. monk fruit sweetener with 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1/2 cup water, and 5 ice cubes. Blend to create a creamy and luscious green smoothie.

2. Chocolate Mint Avocado Smoothie

chocolate mint smoothie

This smoothie is like your favorite Girl Scout cookie in a drinkable form! The smoothie is also packed with healthy sources of saturated and monounsaturated fats. To make it, combine 2 scoops of chocolate protein with 1/2 cup coconut milk, 1 cup water, 1/2 cup ice, and 1/2 frozen avocado. Blend until smooth, then add 1 tbsp. crushed cacao butter, 2 tbsps. shredded coconut, and 5 mint leaves and blend again.

3. Chai Pumpkin Keto Smoothie

pumpkin smoothie

Not only will this get you into your fall feelings, but this chai-infused pumpkin smoothie is also great for a power burst after working out. It’s a super-versatile recipe that can be adjusted based on your own dietary needs. To make it, combine 1 cup coconut milk, 1/2 cup pumpkin puree, 1/2 frozen avocado, 1/2 cup brewed chai tea, 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, 1 tsp. chai spice, 1 tsp. fresh ginger, and 5 ice cubes in a blender. Blend until smooth, then sprinkle with cinnamon.

4. Keto Cinnamon Almond Butter Smoothie

almond smoothie

This simple recipe is a great way to enjoy your breakfast on the go! It’s decadent without requiring any ingredients that are too hard to find or prepare. Just put all the ingredients — 1 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk, 2 tbsps. almond butter, 1 scoop collagen peptides, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 1/8 tsp. almond extract, 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract, 15 drops liquid stevia, and 6 ice cubes — in a blender and pulse until smooth.

5. Stawberry Avocado Keto Smoothie

strawberry avocado smoothie

It can’t get easier than a four-ingredient smoothie! The ingredients are pretty much staples for anyone who has been into keto for a while, which makes it easy to whip up without a trip to the store. There are also added suggestions for customizing the smoothie to make it as delicious as you can while staying in line with keto. All you need are frozen strawberries, fresh avocado, your choice of milk, and your choice of sweetener! Just blend and enjoy.

6. Cucumber Green Tea Detox Smoothie

cucumber smoothie

If you’ve done too much indulging, you can turn things around with this smoothie. It’s keto-friendly, sugar-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, and paleo. It’s light and packs a little pick-me-up courtesy of the green tea, so it’s perfect for recovering from a fun weekend or holiday. All you need to make this smoothie are a few ingredients: 1/2 cup water, 1 cup sliced cucumber, 2 tsps. matcha powder, 1/4 ripe avocado, 1 tsp. lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. liquid stevia, and 1/2 cup ice. Blend until smooth, then top with sliced lemon and cucumber.

7. Anti-Inflammatory Blueberry Smoothie

blueberry smoothie

Stack up on superfoods and fight inflammation with this delicious smoothie! The refreshing and cleansing blend meets up with some strong flavors to pack a serious punch. You can also pour the smoothie into frozen pop molds to make it even more portable and kid-friendly. To make this tasty smoothie (which is also paleo), blend 5 strawberries, 3/4 cup blueberries, 1 cup spinach leaves, and 3/4 cup almond milk.

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