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Keto Strawberry Smoothie with Almond Milk

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4.97 from 426 votes
By Carine Claudepierre - - 14 Comments

This easy keto strawberry smoothie with a creamy, sweet, frothy texture is perfect as a keto breakfast meal replacement or to fix your sweet tooth any time of the day.

Bonus, this keto low-carb strawberry smoothie contains only 6 grams of net carbs with a dairy-free option!

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Strawberry lovers, I have great news for you: Strawberry is on the approved keto fruit list!

Strawberry is not the lowest-carb berry, compared to raspberries, but still fine if eaten in moderation!

So if you just started your keto diet and miss strawberry ice cream, start with this strawberry smoothie!

It is much easier than ice cream to make, gluten-free, and with a dairy-free option!

And if you want some great keto strawberry baking recipes to pair with this smoothie, add one of my keto strawberry muffins or strawberry pop tarts on the side!

Is Strawberry Smoothie Keto?

Unfortunately, not all strawberry smoothies are keto-approved. The ones sold in most cafes are made with many not keto-friendly foods like bananas, milk, or dates.

All these ingredients are high in carbs and sugar, and that’s why you have to make your own strawberry smoothie recipe on a keto diet.

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How To Make This Keto Strawberry Smoothie

The good news is that a smoothie is very easy to make at home.


All you need to make a creamy, frothy smoothie with strawberries are:

  • Frozen strawberries – frozen fruits create frothy creamy smoothies without bananas that are not keto approved!
  • Unsweetened almond milk – or unsweetened coconut milk for a strawberry coconut keto smoothie.
  • Heavy cream – or coconut cream for a dairy-free option. You can also make this keto strawberry smoothie with yogurt using plain yogurt like Greek yogurt. Finally, the last option is to make a keto strawberry smoothie with cream cheese. This option turns the drink into a similar taste and texture as a Starbucks strawberry and cream Frappuccino! Read more about dairy on a keto diet.
  • Erythritol – or xylitol for sweetness. You can replace this with stevia drops too. Head to my keto sweetener converter to learn how!
  • Vanilla extract
  • Ice cubes
How to make keto strawberry smoothie

Smoothie Add-Ons

There are so many ways you can improve this keto smoothie recipe by adding or changing some of the original recipe ingredients.

For example, you can improve the creaminess of this keto smoothie with strawberries by adding:

  • Ripe avocado – add 1/4 ripe avocado flesh for a super-thick shake. It will darken the color of your smoothie but tastes amazing.
  • Cream cheese – dreaming about a strawberry cheesecake smoothie? Add 2 tablespoons of soft cream cheese to your blender, or swap the heavy cream with the same amount of cream cheese.
  • Chia seeds – for a boost of protein and fiber, add 1 teaspoon to keep the net carbs in control.
  • Protein powder – add 1-2 tablespoons of your favorite keto protein powder.

Allergy Swaps

This is a healthy strawberry smoothie recipe, low-carb, with no added sugar, and full of healthy fats. Keto or not, this strawberry smoothie with almond milk will make everyone happy.

If you are allergic to some of the ingredients, you can make the following substitutions:

Keto Strawberry Smoothie

Frequently Asked Questions

When Should I Drink Keto Strawberry Smoothies?

This keto strawberry smoothie is a great almond milk smoothie recipe for any time of the day as long as it fits your daily macros.

It’s a very fulfilling keto breakfast for busy mornings. It’s easy to make in 2 minutes in your blender for a quick on-the-go breakfast.

It’s also the perfect drink to break your fast or post-workout to refuel with healthy fat and proteins.

How Should I Serve My Keto Smoothie?

A smoothie, keto or not, is always tastier with lots of toppings. So feel free to add some of these keto-friendly toppings:

  • Fresh strawberries – 2 or 3 slices of strawberry look so gorgeous on top of this strawberry and cream smoothie.
  • Unsweetened whipped cream – it is a zero-carb topping, so be generous and add a large dollop of this on top of your smoothie.
  • Sugar-free vanilla syrup – swap the pure vanilla extract for sugar-free vanilla syrup!
  • Keto protein powder – add 1 tablespoon of vanilla collagen protein powder to turn this recipe into the most delicious keto strawberry protein smoothie.
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Made this easy strawberry keto smoothie? Share your review and comment below to tell how you enjoy this low-carb smoothie recipe.

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Keto Strawberry Smoothie

6.4gNet Carbs
A thick keto strawberry shake perfect for breakfast or snack.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 smoothie
Serving Size: 1 smoothie

Nutrition Snapshot

Net Carbs 6.4g
Fat 25.2g
Protein 2.9g
Calories 274.5kcal
4.97 from 426 votes
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Optional – add 1 or 2 of these for a creamier smoothie


  • Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend at high speed until frothy and creamy.
  • Add more ice cubes or erythritol to taste and blend between each addition.
  • Serve immediately.


Dairy-free option: replace the heavy cream with canned coconut cream, shake the can and measure the amount of cream after.
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Serving Size: 1 smoothie
Yield: 1 smoothie
Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 274.5kcal (14%)Carbohydrates: 8.6g (3%)Fiber: 2.2g (9%)Net Carbs: 6.4gProtein: 2.9g (6%)Fat: 25.2g (39%)Saturated Fat: 13.7g (86%)Cholesterol: 81.5mg (27%)Sodium: 360.5mg (16%)Potassium: 153.1mg (4%)Sugar: 4.3g (5%)Vitamin A: 874.6IU (17%)Vitamin C: 41.7mg (51%)Calcium: 350mg (35%)Iron: 0.3mg (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'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.

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    14 Thoughts On Keto Strawberry Smoothie with Almond Milk
  1. 5 stars
    This is delightful. I added the suggested avocado and vanilla protein powder. I like to mix my sweeteners. I used small amounts of each.Powdered stevia,liquid vanilla stevia drops and granular allulose.That mix is easier on my digestive system. Really delicious!

  2. 5 stars
    Perfect after workout keto smoothie!
    Doubled the strawberries and added TBSP almond butter. Mm mm good!

  3. I just made this and it was delicious. I was looking for something to have as a quick snack and this was just what I needed. It was delicious. Thanks.

  4. Hello 🙂 can I use fresh strawberries instead of frozen? Thanks in advance. Love the chocolate avocado and chocolate pb smoothie recipes, excited to try this one too!

  5. 5 stars
    Very yummy! I subbed extra frozen fruit for the ice and forgot the vanilla… But I added vanilla keto protein powder so it worked!


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