Keto Green Smoothie

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This keto green smoothie recipe is made in seconds and yields a thick, creamy, satisfying smoothie. I love that there are only 2 grams of net carbs!

Thirsty for more keto smoothie recipes? Try my keto blueberry smoothie, keto peanut butter smoothie, and keto strawberry smoothie next.

keto green smoothie

When I want a smoothie that’ll keep me full and energized all morning long, I love to whip up this low-carb green smoothie. Aside from the color, you can’t even tell it’s chock full of your daily veggies. 

Table of Contents
  1. Why I love this recipe
  2. Ingredients needed
  3. How to make keto green smoothies
  4. Arman’s recipe tips
  5. Storage instructions
  6. More keto drink recipes to try
  7. Keto Green Smoothie (Recipe Card)

Why I love this recipe

  • 5 ingredients. All you need is coconut milk, some greens, sugar-free sweetener, and ice. 
  • Easy to customize. I like this smoothie as is, but you can customize it with all sorts of extras or omit anything you don’t enjoy. 
  • No earthy flavor. The biggest turnoff for me is a green smoothie where you can really taste the greens. That’s why I made sure this keto smoothie recipe has NO earthy or ‘green’ aftertaste. 
  • A healthy breakfast or snack. Every sip is full of healthy fats, antioxidants, and fiber. It’s also gluten-free, dairy-free, low-carb, and vegan.

Ingredients needed

  • Coconut milk– Unsweetened coconut milk, either from a carton or from a can. 
  • Spinach– I prefer using baby spinach, but English spinach can also be used. 
  • Avocado– Adds extra thickness and healthy fats to the smoothie without any extra carbs. 
  • Sugar free maple syrup– A fantastic keto way to add sweetness. I used homemade keto maple syrup
  • Ice– Gives the smoothie a thick and creamy texture. 

How to make keto green smoothies

I’ve included step-by-step photos below to make this recipe easy to follow at home. For the full printable recipe instructions and ingredient quantities, scroll to the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

Step 1- Blend. In a high-speed blender, add all ingredients except for ice. Blend until combined. Add the ice and blend once more until thick and creamy.

Step 2- Serve. Pour the smoothie into glasses and enjoy.

low carb green smoothie

Arman’s recipe tips

  • Adjust the flavor and consistency. Taste the smoothie as it’s blending, and add more sweetener, liquid, or ice as needed. 
  • Use cold ingredients. So the smoothie is ready to drink as soon as you make it. 
  • Make a creamier smoothie. Swap some of the coconut milk with heavy cream. 
  • Or make a keto acai bowl. Reduce the milk and blend until just combined. For a more filling meal, serve it in a shallow bowl with some keto granola.

Flavor variations

There’s a lot of flavor in this smoothie, but that doesn’t mean we can’t add more. Here are a few ideas on how to change the flavor of your green smoothie:

  • Switch up the vegetables. Instead of spinach, try kale, romaine, Swiss chard, celery, or cucumber. 
  • Add berries. Some of my favorite low-carb berries are strawberries, blackberries, and raspberries. 
  • Enhance the flavor. Mix in 1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder, matcha powder, lemon juice, or vanilla extract for a totally different flavor profile. 
  • Add herbs. Like fresh parsley or fresh mint to brighten up the smoothie. 
  • Blend up some superfoods. Like chia seeds, hemp seeds, or goji berries. 
  • Boost the protein. Add a scoop of whey protein powder, Greek yogurt, or 2 tablespoons of nut butter.

Storage instructions

To store: Green smoothies are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Be sure to thoroughly mix it before drinking. 

To freeze: Pour the smoothie into either an ice cube tray or a shallow container, and store it in the freezer for up to 6 months. When ready to drink, simply place the frozen cubes into a blender and blend until smooth. 

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More keto drink recipes to try

keto green smoothie

Keto Green Smoothie

5 from 62 votes
This keto green smoothie recipe is made in seconds and yields a thick, creamy, satisfying smoothie. I love that there are only 2 grams of net carbs!
Servings: 2 servings
Prep: 1 minute
Cook: 1 minute
Total: 2 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 1 cup coconut milk can use unsweetened almond milk * See notes
  • 1 cup spinach baby or English
  • 1 large avocado
  • 1/4 cup keto maple syrup ** See notes
  • 1 cup ice

Instructions 

  • In a high speed blender, add all your ingredients, except for the ice. Blend until combined. Add the ice and blend once more, until thick and creamy.
  • Pour the smoothie into glasses and enjoy. 1

Notes

* Can use any low carb milk or heavy cream.
** Taste the smoothie. If you need more sweetness, add 1-2 extra tablespoons.
TO STORE: Green smoothies are best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Be sure to thoroughly mix it before drinking. 
TO FREEZE: Pour the smoothie into either an ice cube tray or a shallow container, and store it in the freezer for up to 6 months. When ready to drink, simply place the frozen cubes into a blender and blend until smooth. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 225kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 6gFat: 15gSodium: 12mgPotassium: 286mgFiber: 4gVitamin A: 777IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 63mgIron: 1mgNET CARBS: 2g
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Author: Arman Liew
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Arman Liew

I’m a two time cookbook author, photographer, and writer, and passionate about creating easy and healthier recipes. I believe you don’t need to be experienced in the kitchen to make good food using simple ingredients that most importantly, taste delicious.

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  1. Hi! I have not tried this smoothie yet. It does look really tasty, but I was wondering if I could add strawberries? I love a good classic strawberry and spinach smoothie. If I can, could you tell me a recommended amount of strawberries? Thanks! ;D