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This low carb strawberry avocado smoothie recipe with almond milk is creamy, satisfying, nourishing and just plain delicious! And, it only has 4 ingredients. High-sugar smoothies are not suitable for a keto diet, but you can still enjoy a keto smoothie for breakfast with the right ingredients. Besides, the simple, whole food components in this one mean that it’s a great simply healthy option even if you’re not on keto.
But would an avocado smoothie recipe be good? Yes! Whether it’s hot outside or you just need a quick snack, this ice cold, rich and creamy drink is sure to satisfy. And you won’t even taste the avocado! It’s about to become your go-to keto smoothie. 😉
For a truly creamy and sweet smoothie without the sugar spike, a powdered keto sweetener is a must. This recipe uses Besti Powdered Monk Fruit Allulose Blend because it dissolves seamlessly into every sip — nobody wants a gritty smoothie! Most other sweeteners (including most brands of monk fruit and stevia) use erythritol as a bulking agent, which does not dissolve well. Plus, Besti has 0 grams of net carbs and tastes just like sugar, making it perfect for a drink that tastes like it came straight from the smoothie shop.
Are Smoothies Keto?
Most smoothies on keto won’t work, as they use high-sugar fruits like bananas, added sugar, honey, or varieties of milk that bump up the carb count. Always check ingredient lists to know for sure! There’s good news, though: It’s easy to make keto smoothie recipes as long as you use keto fruits and sweeteners.
Why You’ll Love This Strawberry Avocado Smoothie Recipe
- Sweet and fruity flavor
- Thick, ultra creamy texture
- Just 4 ingredients
- 2 minutes to make
- Naturally dairy-free, gluten-free, and sugar-free
- Packed with vitamins and minerals
Keto Smoothie Ingredients & Variations
This section explains how to choose the best ingredients for a keto smoothie with avocado, what each one does in the recipe, and substitution options. For measurements, see the recipe card below.
- Avocado – Adds a perfect creamy texture that makes this recipe almost like a dessert instead of a keto fruit smoothie. You can also use frozen avocado! And in case you’re wondering, you won’t taste the avocado — it’s just there for texture and nutrition!
- Milk – Every keto smoothie recipe needs liquid, and ideally some kind of milk for that creamy flavor and texture that makes it even more delish. If you want to make your strawberry avocado smoothie with almond milk, you could make a homemade almond milk or use a store-bought brand with no sugar added. Vanilla almond milk is also a delicious option. If you’re not dairy-free or paleo, you can swap out half the almond milk for heavy cream for a richer, creamier version. If you are dairy-free and/or paleo, or need a nut-free alternative, then use coconut milk or hemp milk.
- Berries – This is for flavor and sweetness in your avocado almond milk smoothie. We’re using frozen berries, because they help make the smoothie thicker and colder, but fresh ones are fine to use if that’s all you have. Strawberries are among the lowest carb fruit options available on your keto-friendly food list. They are also great for an avocado fruit smoothie because they are sweeter than other berries, so you can use less sweetener. You could use blueberries or raspberries if you want something more tart, have a sensitivity to strawberries, or just want to shake up your raw avocado smoothie recipe.
- Sweetener – I prefer Besti Powdered Monk Fruit Allulose Blend for a smooth texture. It blends well, tastes like sugar, and doesn’t get gritty. If you use a sweetener other than Besti (check my keto sweetener guide for options and conversions), you’ll need to make a sugar-free simple syrup with it, so that it doesn’t get gritty, and even then there’s a risk it won’t dissolve completely. Besti will dissolve effortlessly with no aftertaste, so it’s what I always reach for. You can also use Wholesome Yum Keto Simple Syrup instead, which is perfect for all kinds of drinks. Finally, you could even omit sweetener altogether if you don’t want it very sweet, and depending on how sweet your strawberries are.
Other Possible Additions:
- Yogurt – Creates a creamier texture. Be sure your yogurt is unsweetened; I recommend using full-fat Greek yogurt or this keto yogurt recipe.
- Protein Powder – Add unflavored, or flavored but unsweetened, collagen or whey protein powder for a protein boost. You can also try my protein smoothie recipe.
- Nut Butter – Peanut butter, almond butter, or any other nut butter is great for adding healthy fats and thickening, though this strawberry smoothie recipe is already quite thick from the frozen strawberries and avocado. If you add nut butter, you may need more milk and sweetener.
- Vanilla Extract – Great addition if you’re not already using vanilla almond milk.
How To Make A Keto Smoothie
This section shows how to make an avocado and strawberry smoothie with step-by-step photos and details about the technique. For full instructions, see the recipe card below.
- Combine. Add all ingredients to a high-power blender.
- Blend. Blend until the mixture is smooth. If your blender gets stuck, stir and blend again. (You can also thin out with more milk if your blender isn’t powerful enough.)
- Taste. Adjust sweetener to taste as needed.
- Garnish. I like to garnish with a fresh strawberry and sometimes, sugar-free whipped cream.
You can make this strawberry keto smoothie for later, just be aware that the avocado can brown a bit and may be thinner since the strawberries will no longer be frozen. You may want to add a splash of lemon juice or lime juice to help reduce the browning effect, or just skip the hassle and make it fresh.
- Store: If you have leftovers from your strawberry avocado smoothie, pour them into an airtight container (ideally to the brim to prevent oxidation and browning), or a zip lock bag with the air pushed out. Seal and store in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.
- Freeze: Pour leftovers into a freezer-safe container, ice cube tray, or zip lock bag. Freeze up to 2 months.
- Enjoy: If the smoothie shows any signs of separation after storing or freezing, give it a quick blend to incorporate it again.
More Keto Smoothie Recipes
Try these delicious smoothie recipes for an easy snack or light meal without sugar.
- Keto Coffee Smoothie
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
- Sugar Free Green Smoothie Bowl
- Berry Protein Smoothie
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Strawberry Avocado Keto Smoothie Recipe (4 Ingredients!)
The best strawberry avocado smoothie recipe needs just 4 INGREDIENTS! You're going to love this 2-minute keto smoothie with almond milk.
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Puree all ingredients in a high-powder blender, until smooth. Adjust sweetener to taste as needed.
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Serving size: 1 cup
- For a richer, creamier smoothie, swap out half of the almond milk with coconut cream, or heavy cream if you’re not dairy-free.
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