This blueberry almond milk smoothie is full of healthy proteins and a sure starter to any morning routine.
Are blueberries keto friendly?
Generally, berries and fruits alike are not keto friendly. There are 8 total net carbs in approximately 50 blueberries. Compared to other fruits, this is still quite low.
How do I make a low carb blueberry almond milk smoothie?
This smoothie is really easy to make.
First, make sure your blueberries are frozen, as it will keep your smoothie nice and cold.
Next, add all of your ingredients to a blender and blend until incorporated.
Finally, I recommend serving in a chilled glass or tumbler or large mason jar.
How many carbs are in almonds?
An ounce of almonds is only 2 g of net carbs! I like to sneak them in my smoothies and health drinks for that extra protein punch! Pecans are also a great addition to this smoothie.
How do I make a keto almond milk smoothie?
For the keto diet, you'll definitely want to skip out on the sweetened almond milk and opt for the non-sweet almond milk.
How do I sweeten a smoothie on the keto diet?
Since I like my smoothies extra sweet, I'll add in erythritrol as a sweetener. You can find erythritrol in stores such as Meijer, or your local grocer.
Can I use almond butter to make this blueberry almond milk smoothie?
If you don't happen to have almonds lying around, you can definitely use almond butter to add that extra special magic ingredient to your smoothie. In fact, this smoothie was inspired by my favorite almond butter smoothie from Bon Apetit.
How do I keep my smoothie cold?
For an extra cold smoothie, place in the freezer for 10 minutes, remove and shake in a mason jar.
Blueberry Almond Milk Smoothie
- ¼ cup unsalted almonds
- 1 cup almond milk unsweet
- ¼ cup frozen blueberries
- 2 tbsp erythritrol
- 2 tsp almond butter (optional, if you do not have almonds)
- Add all ingredients to blender