This easy keto chocolate smoothie is a creamy, frothy, and thick keto breakfast shake for chocolate lovers with only 4 grams of net carbs! Plus, this keto smoothie with almond milk is also dairy-free, gluten-free, and sugar-free, made without frozen bananas!
A keto chocolate smoothie is a low-carb smoothie recipe made with almond milk, cocoa powder, and ripe avocado. It’s also known as a chocolate avocado smoothie because avocado is the key ingredient to provide the creamy texture to this keto smoothie.
Obviously, a keto chocolate smoothie has no banana. Banana is not a keto-friendly fruit, and it can’t be used in a keto chocolate smoothie recipe to add a frothy, creamy texture.
A keto chocolate smoothie has no banana. While bananas are often used to thicken smoothies, they also contain a lot of natural sugar not suitable on a keto diet or for diabetics.
Therefore, the trick to making a thick, creamy keto breakfast smoothie with chocolate flavor is to use ripe avocado.
Avocado is naturally creamy, bland in flavor when combined with cocoa powder, and adds the perfect thickness to keto smoothie recipes.
Plus, avocado is rich in healthy fat, and it’s a great addition to a keto breakfast to reach your fat macros.
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All you need to make a keto chocolate smoothie are 6 wholesome ingredients.
Let’s see all you need to make this decadent keto chocolate smoothie with almond milk and the swap options you can use if you have food allergies.
This keto chocolate smoothie is absolutely delicious for breakfast and nourishing to start the day with healthy fats, proteins, and fiber that keep you full for hours.
Also, you can serve this chocolate avocado smoothie as a post-workout snack to refuel your fat and avoid carbs cravings.
Finally, it’s also a fulfilling keto chocolate shake to snack on in the afternoon when your sweet cravings come.
There are so many ways you can twist this easy keto chocolate smoothie recipe to make it even more delicious.
Below I listed some tasty adds-on you can choose from to change the flavor, texture, and taste of this simple drink:
You can make a keto chocolate smoothie without avocado. To swap avocado in this recipe, replace it with 1/3 cup of cream cheese. This will add a similar amount of fat to your keto chocolate smoothie and taste like chocolate cheesecake.
This keto smoothie recipe contains avocado, and therefore it doesn’t store very long in the fridge. I don’t recommend making smoothies ahead as their ingredients separate, and you end up with two layers in your glass.
Using frozen Avocado is the best idea to add an extra boost of creaminess to your keto chocolate smoothie. In fact, frozen avocado acts like frozen bananas in drinks, and it’s the best keto smoothie thickener.
However, if you use frozen avocado, reduce the number of ice cubes, or the drink would be too thick and turn into a smoothie bowl.
Below I listed more keto smoothie recipes for you to try.
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