This EASY frozen berry smoothie is the perfect keto smoothie for a refreshing breakfast or quick snack. Bonus, this healthy berry smoothie recipe is also dairy-free, paleo, and vegan made without yogurt or milk.
There is no secret that I have a sweet tooth particularly a love for sweet drinks. What’s better than a creamy smoothie or milkshake to fix an urgent sweet craving, right?
Sure, I make my keto chocolate milkshake all the time. It has been one of your favorite low carb drinks, by the way. However, my dual love for growing berries and smoothies brought a new smoothie to life, this frozen berry smoothie.
You will love this easy healthy smoothie as it is made without yogurt or milk. So keep reading to learn more about this dairy-free recipe!
Additionally to its great texture, this frozen berry smoothie recipe is EASY, ready in 5 minutes, and healthy. It should be noted that any blender, whatever their power, can make this keto berry smoothie in no time. All you need are 4 simple ingredients including:
You probably wonder why making a smoothie without yogurt or milk matters right? Apart from being lactose intolerant or on a vegan diet, it matters to avoid dairy on a low-carb diet. Indeed, milk and yogurt are dairies and both contain lactose the natural sugar occurring in milk. Consequently, adding dairy to your smoothie will add up to your daily sugar intake.
It took me a while to make a smoothie without yogurt or milk that has a just-right creamy, thick texture. Especially this frozen berry smoothie! Berries contain lots of water, and they don’t add thickness in smoothies if used on their own.
That is why most healthy berry smoothie recipes use the addition of milk, yogurt, or frozen banana. The purpose of those extra ingredients is to thicken smoothies.
Obviously, they are no banana in a low-carb keto smoothie. By definition, a keto smoothie is also a low carb smoothie for diabetics. This means no added sugar, minimal fructose, or carbs.
Alternatively, let me tell you how to make a smoothie without yogurt or milk that is low-carb, with a delicious creamy texture.
There are plenty of other ways to thicken a smoothie without yogurt or milk. But these options above are ideal on a low-carb keto diet. Because they will not add any fructose, sugar, or carbs to your drink.
Unsweetened almond milk is the best dairy-free milk for this keto berry smoothie. Let me tell you why I love to use almond milk in my keto berry smoothie.
Note that the sugar in this recipe comes naturally from berries. Berries are the lowest sugar, fructose content and therefore are approved on a keto low-carb diet in moderation. If you love this frozen berry smoothie recipe then I recommend you try my mixed berry smoothie with almond milk too!
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