This Low-Carb 5 Minute Mocha Smoothie whips up in a flash and boasts healthy fats from two sources. It makes a perfect breakfast or snack for those on low-carb, LC/HF, ketogenic, diabetic, Atkins, or Banting diets.
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I’m a big fan of my blender, especially in the summer. I love throwing a bunch of stuff in and blending it together to make a cool hot-weather treat. There’s no heat from the oven and very little prep because the blender does all of the heavy labor. A press of the button and you’re done!
I confess that this blender recipe didn’t start as a smoothie. I was working on an idea I had for a low-carb, dairy-free popsicle. The problem is, that I made it when I was hungry. Before I poured it into the mold, I poured a bit into a glass, just to taste it. I loved it. It was rich, and creamy, and chocolatey, with just a hint of coffee flavor. I couldn’t stop at a little. Nope, I ended up “tasting” half the recipe.
I did manage to sacrifice a bit of the recipe to make a few popsicles, and they were good. For some reason, however, the recipe just wasn’t quite as good as popsicles, so it became a smoothie recipe. In fact, it became one of my favorite smoothie recipes and is a go-to recipe when I need a quick, nutritious breakfast that will satisfy me for hours.
This Low-Carb 5 Minute Mocha Smoothie makes a quick, satisfying, and tasty breakfast. Pour it into a spill-proof container, and you’ll have an easy to-go breakfast. Enjoy!
Low-Carb 5 Minute Mocha Smoothie
Place coconut milk, almond milk, vanilla extract, sweetener, coffee crystals, and cocoa powder into a blender. Blend until smooth.
Scoop the avocado into the mixture. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
Serving size: about 8 ounces
Fat (g): 16
Carbs (g): 10
Fiber (g): 6
Protein (g): 3
Net carbs (g): 4