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Keto Peanut Butter Smoothie (Best Keto Smoothie)

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This Keto Peanut Butter Smoothie is a light, refreshing keto smoothie with a delicious peanut butter flavor. Plus, this is a dairy-free, low-carb smoothie with only 4.7 grams of net carbs per serving.

Calling all the peanut butter lovers! You’re one of them, right? You will love this keto smoothie recipe as a sweet keto snack, a post-workout drink, or breakfast on the go.

Low-carb smoothies are so convenient to kick off a busy day. And let’s face it, we all get bored of eggs for breakfast, so a keto breakfast smoothie is a great alternative.

Why You’ll Love This Keto Smoothie Recipe

This keto smoothie is amazing, and it is:

  • Gluten-Free
  • Egg-Free
  • Dairy-Free Option
  • Vegan Option
  • Low-Carb
  • Keto-Friendly
  • Only 5 Ingredients
  • Ready in 5 Minutes

How To Make Keto Smoothie With Peanut Butter

This is an easy keto breakfast smoothie ready in 5 minutes using only 6 wholesome ingredients.

Bonus, it’s also a vegan smoothie if you are using canned coconut cream instead of heavy cream!


Let’s have a look at the ingredients you need to make this magical refreshing keto drink.

  • Peanut butter – as mentioned above, make sure you use natural peanut butter, no added sugar, no added oil. It’s full of healthy fat and contains almost no carbs.
  • Sugar-free crystal sweetener – I love to use Erythritol or Monk fruit blend, but xylitol will work as well. Learn more about keto sweeteners.
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder – this adds a delicious chocolate flavor for the best chocolate smoothie.
  • Cream – heavy cream or canned coconut cream for a dairy-free alternative. Learn why cream is a good keto-friendly dairy product.
  • Unsweetened almond milk 
  • Ice cubes – play with the amount of ice and change the texture! For an icier, frothier low-carb smoothie recipe, add a few more ice cubes!

Peanut Butter Smoothie Nutrition

This keto smoothie is a light, refreshing smoothie. It is not a thick shake like my keto chocolate avocado smoothie recipe.

However, this is a very fulfilling drink for breakfast with 15 grams of fat, 5 grams of proteins, and only 4.7 grams of net carbs!

Making This Keto Smoothie

Making a keto smoothie like this Peanut Butter Smoothie is ridiculously easy!

You need to combine your keto-friendly ingredients in a blender, in any order, and blend.

That’s it!

You can make variations of this keto smoothie if you add keto-friendly fruits or even keto-friendly vegetables.

You can also pick another keto-friendly plant-based milk like coconut milk.

Keto Peanut Butter Smoothie decorated with chopped chocolate and fresh peanut butter in two large glasses surrounded with peanuts.

Expert Tip: Varying Taste

This keto smoothie is a very versatile recipe that makes it tops the list of my best keto smoothie recipes.

You can transform it by adding the following ingredients:

  • Raspberries or Strawberries
  • Spinach or Kale – full of nutrients, vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals.
  • Almond Butter – instead of peanut butter. You can also use other nut butter.
  • MCT Oil – while it barely changes the flavor, it boosts the healthy fats in your smoothie.
  • Chia Seeds – to add thickness
  • Vanilla extract or almond extract.
  • Turmeric – for a touch of spices.
  • Fresh Mint, Cucumber, or Celery – for a fresh taste.

Storage Instructions

Keto Smoothies, like regular smoothies, are tricky to store as the various phases in the liquid tend to separate.

However, you can store them in a container with a lid in the refrigerator. Make sure to blend it again for a few seconds before serving to get its full creamy texture back!

Frequently Asked Questions

Let me answer the common questions about this keto smoothie.

Why can’t I use dairy milk in a keto smoothie?

Of all dairy products, milk is one of the highest in carbs.
Milk is therefore not keto-friendly since it contains a large amount of lactose, one of the disaccharides that increase blood sugar levels quickly.

Are You Allowed Smoothies On Keto?

Classic takeaway smoothies are most of the time not keto-friendly. However, keto smoothie recipes like this one are perfectly fine to have daily.

Can I Add Bananas To My Keto Smoothie?

Bananas are not recommended on a keto diet because they are quite high in carbs.
As a result, a very small amount of banana contains as many carbs as many raspberries or strawberries.

Can I Use Another Nut Milk?

You can use any plant based milk such as coconut milk, cashew milk, or almond milk.

Can I Take A Peanut Butter Smoothie As A Protein Shake?

Absolutely! Many Keto-friendly smoothies can be used as protein shakes. Just make sure to include enough good protein sources!
One way to add some healthy, keto-friendly vegetarian proteins is to add a scoop of low-carb protein powder. Most of them would not alter the total carbs but would boost your proteins!

Is Peanut Butter Keto-Friendly?

Yes, you can have peanut butter on a keto diet. Obviously, it has to be pure peanut butter made of 100% peanuts with no added sugar and no added oil.
In fact, vegetable oils are not keto-friendly, and many brands add oils or sugar to their products.
So make sure to check the ingredient list and look for peanuts only or peanuts and salt.
So, is this chocolate peanut butter smoothie keto? Yes, it very much is! Use it to top up your macros!

More Keto Smoothie Recipes

If you love low-carb, keto, or healthy smoothies, make sure to check out my other smoothie recipes:

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Keto Smoothie With Peanut Butter

4.7gNet Carbs
This Keto peanut butter smoothie is a light and refreshing keto smoothie with a delicious peanut butter flavor.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Yield: 2 smoothies
Serving Size: 1 smoothie
4.90 from 818 votes


  • 1 cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Natural Peanut Butter no added sugar, no added oil
  • 3 tablespoons Granulated Sweetener erythritol or xylitol or monk fruit
  • ¼ cup Heavy Cream or canned coconut cream if dairy-free
  • 1 cup Crushed Ice or more for a frothy/icee smoothie
  • 1 tablespoon Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
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  • In a blender, add all the ingredients, the order doesn't matter.
  • Blend on high speed until smooth. If you want a frothier/icy smoothie, add a few more ice cubes, blend again until smooth.
  • Serve as one large smoothie or 2 small smoothies. The nutrition panel below is for 2 smoothies.


  • Store leftover in the fridge, in an airtight container, or an airtight glass mason jar. Before serving, you can blend the smoothie with 2 extra ice cubes to add a frothy texture without adding carbs or serve straight away. Store up to 24 hours in the fridge.


Net carbs: 4.7g per serving, recipe makes 2 smoothies.
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Serving Size: 1 smoothie
Yield: 2 smoothies
Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 172kcal (9%)Carbohydrates: 6.3g (2%)Fiber: 1.6g (7%)Net Carbs: 4.7gProtein: 5.2g (10%)Fat: 15.4g (24%)Sugar: 2.2g (2%)
Carine Claudepierre

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Carine Claudepierre

Hi, I'm Carine, the food blogger, author, recipe developer, published author of a cookbook and many ebooks, and founder of Sweet As Honey.

I have an Accredited Certificate in Nutrition and Wellness obtained in 2014 from Well College Global (formerly Cadence Health). I'm passionate about sharing all my easy and tasty recipes that are both delicious and healthy. My expertise in the field comes from my background in chemistry and years of following a keto low-carb diet. But I'm also well versed in vegetarian and vegan cooking since my husband is vegan.

I now eat a more balanced diet where I alternate between keto and a Mediterranean Diet

Cooking and Baking is my true passion. In fact, I only share a small portion of my recipes on Sweet As Honey. Most of them are eaten by my husband and my two kids before I have time to take any pictures!

All my recipes are at least triple tested to make sure they work and I take pride in keeping them as accurate as possible.

Browse all my recipes with my Recipe Index.

I hope that you too find the recipes you love on Sweet As Honey!

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    59 Thoughts On Keto Peanut Butter Smoothie (Best Keto Smoothie)
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  1. 5 stars
    Made this for breakfast yesterday and I loved it! Will definitely be making this one again and hope my husband enjoys it as much as I did! 😊

  2. 4 stars
    Loved this smoothly . It wasn’t heavy or really filling so more of a sweet snack but I had to cut the sweetener by atleast half .

  3. I’m trying to make sense of the net carbs, how is it so low with so much sweetener. The erythritol/monk fruit sweetener I have says 4g carbs per tap. I’m very new to Keto so trying to figure it out.

  4. 5 stars
    Definitely making this again! I added a dash of vanilla and a pinch of salt and it’s just what it needed…divided the rest in ice cube trays for later

  5. 5 stars
    I liked this one. I just started the Keto diet. Even though I love the meals, I lost my appetite in that I’m just not hungry, which I read happens often, so I decided to try this since I felt I needed to eat / drink SOMETHING. It tasted great. Thanks!

  6. 5 stars
    I made it and it actually blew me away! Wasn’t expecting that! Wow!!! Thanks for the recipe. One question tho, I’m confused with the macros. You said the macros listed are for two small smoothies. So does this mean 6.3 grams of carb in each small smoothie? Or is it 6.3 grams of carb in the whole thing total (one while smoothie)? I’m only allowed 14g a day so I’m really trying to figure this out. Ty

  7. 5 stars
    This was amazing! Since starting keto I’ve struggled to find anything to satisfy my occasional sweet tooth. I just don’t care for many of the baked goods. This was perfect, and I was able to adjust the sugar (substitute) to my taste.

  8. 5 stars
    Doubled the recipe before realizing that we were running short on Swerve! Added some extra natural peanut butter to make up for it, and it turned out great!

    We’ve made this recipe as written as well, and loved it just the same!

  9. 5 stars
    If I could give this 10 stars, I would. It was insanely good. I only made half the recipe in case I didn’t like it. Won’t make that mistake again. My new favorite! Thanks.

  10. 5 stars
    Made this tonight and it was amazing! I am confused on the nutritional info. Is it per the whole shake? Or 1 serving (since the shake makes two servings).

    • I am so glad dyou enjoy it ! Nutrition panel is for half the recipe, as the Recipe card mention this recipe serve 2 smoothies and the nutrition panel is per serve.

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