Keto Matcha Smoothie (3g Net Carbs)
This easy keto Matcha smoothie is a thick, creamy Keto Breakfast Smoothie for Green Tea Matcha lovers with only 3 grams of net carbs per serving.
This is the best fat-burning keto breakfast drink to bring healthy fat to your day and stay in ketosis.
How To Make A Keto Matcha Smoothie
A keto Matcha smoothie is made with wholesome ingredients, and it’s easy to make this keto breakfast drink in less than 10 minutes.
All you need to make this delicious keto green tea smoothie are:
- Unsweetened Almond Milk – regular dairy milk isn’t keto-friendly.
- Heavy Cream – dairy-free options are canned coconut milk or canned coconut cream. Make sure you shake the can before measuring the amount required by the recipe. Cream is keto-friendly.
- Matcha powder
- Ice cubes
- Avocado – choose a ripe avocado without dark or black spots on its flesh. In fact, overripe avocados taste bitter and won’t make the drink taste good at all.
- MCT oil – or melted coconut oil. Watch out! Coconut oil can solidify and form small lumps in cold drinks! That’s why I prefer to add MCT oil to keto smoothie recipes. It remains liquid even at cold temperatures.
- Erythritol – or stevia drops or any keto-friendly sweetener you like.
- Vanilla extract
To make this delicious keto smoothie, bring all the ingredients into a high-speed blender.
Next, blend on the high-speed setting of your blender until it’s smooth and creamy.
Tasting And Adjusting
We all have different tastes when it comes to Matcha and sweet drinks. So before serving your keto smoothie, taste it and adjust:
- Sweetness – for a sweeter smoothie, add 1-2 more teaspoons of erythritol or a few stevia drops.
- Matcha flavor – if you love a strong Matcha flavor, you can go up to 2 teaspoons of Matcha powder in one smoothie.
- Texture – make the smoothie icy, frothy like a Matcha Frappuccino by adding more ice cubes. On the contrary, for a creamier smoothie, decrease the ice to only 3/4 cup.
This keto Matcha smoothie is a thick, creamy shake that taste even better topped with:
- a dollop of unsweetened whipped cream
- 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut
- a pinch of extra Matcha powder
- 1/2 teaspoon chia seeds
No, you can’t really store this smoothie. If you do, it will form two phases, the fat will separate from the liquid, and the color will turn dark green as avocados oxidize.
Therefore, I recommend not making ahead this keto Matcha smoothie. Instead, make it just before serving.
Frequently Asked Questions
This is a great keto breakfast smoothie on a hot day.
One of these keto Matcha smoothies keeps you full for at least 4 hours as it contains all the fat you need to be full on your keto journey.
You can also serve this recipe as a snack when you feel like something sweet.
MCT oil stands for medium-chain triglycerides. It’s a type of saturated fat that is good for you and keeps your stomach full. This is particularly useful on a keto diet.
While you can make this keto low-carb matcha smoothie without MCT oil, I still highly recommend this addition to your keto drinks as it contains many health benefits like:
– Boost your fat intake – on a keto diet, your daily macros should reach about 80% of fat, and it’s not always easy to reach this target. That’s why adding MCT oil to your keto smoothie or keto coffee is a great way to boost your fat intake, accelerate fat-burning and keep you full for hours.
– Improve mind clarity
– Regulate appetite
Yes, Matcha powder is keto-friendly. It’s naturally sugar-free, gluten-free, and contains no net carbs as all the carbs in Matcha are non-digestible fibers.
It means you can adjust the amount of Matcha powder in this Matcha avocado smoothie without impacting your total net carbs.
Plus, Matcha green tea powder has many other health benefits that make it a great addition to your keto journey, including:
– Immunity with anti-oxidants
– Boost brain function
– Contributes to weight loss
Sure, you can boost this keto Matcha green tea smoothie by adding your favorite keto protein powder or collagen powder.
However, adding protein powder thickens the drink, and you may have to add a splash more almond milk to keep your smoothie texture smooth and not too thick.
More Keto Smoothie Recipes
Looking for more keto almond milk smoothie recipes inspiration?
I got you covered with my low-carb smoothie recipes, shakes, or Matcha latte recipes below.
Enjoy them as a sweet pick-me-up snack or breakfast.
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Keto Matcha Smoothie
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