Keto Raspberry Avocado Smoothie Recipe

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Need a new breakfast keto smoothie recipe? Here’s a dairy-free avocado smoothie that’s sure to be loved by all. So delicious, the kids will never know it has healthy avocado in it!

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I was never big on avocados. But after learning about their nutritional benefits and healthy fat, I have grown to love them. Lately, I’ve been eating one almost every day!

When I go grocery shopping, I usually pick up at least 4 or 5 avocados. Typically, I just slice them onto a green salad.

I wanted to try something a little different with them. I saw a few smoothie recipes that used an avocado as a thickener, but they were high in carbs as they also added a lot of fruit juice.

So, I came up with this keto avocado smoothie! It uses just a little lemon juice and lots of water. To offset the tartness of the lemon, I’ve also added some low carb sweetener as well. The result is absolutely delicious!

📋 Ingredients

You can use any sweetener you’d like in this awesome recipe. Liquid stevia or monkfruit is a great option if you want to stay away from erythritol and make this a low-carb paleo raspberry avocado smoothie. Sweetleaf even makes a berry-flavored stevia liquid that would really enhance the fruit flavor!

I used one whole ripe avocado in the smoothie which is perfect for two servings. I just sliced it in half, removed the pit, and removed the flesh with a spoon.

ingredients for the avocado smoothie recipe

The lemon juice brings out the flavors of the raspberries and helps all the ingredients mix together really well. You can also use lime juice but it has more natural sweetness and therefore a little more carbs.

To get the best texture, use frozen raspberries, not fresh. They make a thicker smoothie without the need for ice cubes. The result is a refreshing drink that’s absolutely delicious!

Please note: Check out the recipe card at the bottom for a full list of ingredients used to make this low carb recipe.

💭 Quick tips

  • Make freezer smoothie packs. If you are a fan of “dump and blend” recipes, this avocado smoothie is for you. You just dump all the ingredients into a high speed blender until you get the desired consistency. You can even meal prep smoothie freezer packs for a quick breakfast option.
  • You can turn this into any berry smoothie you’d like. Just change up the frozen fruit used! Although I added raspberries, frozen blueberries, blackberries, and strawberries are also great options.
  • Get a good blender! The amount of ingredients is sized just right for a Small Blender which is a perfect blender to use for all my smoothies. A Vitamix Blender is on my wish list, but my cheaper blenders are working okay for now.
adding smoothie ingredients to blender

🔪 Instructions

Your keto smoothie will have a delicious creamy texture thanks to the addition of the avocado. I’m not sure why it took me so long to make a simple smoothie out of this healthy low-carb high-fat fruit. And, yes, the avocado is a fruit!

There really isn’t much more to say about how to make it. In fact, you don’t even have to really measure the ingredients exactly. Just mix it all together, taste it, and adjust everything to your taste.

When you use frozen raspberries, you don’t need to add any ice cubes to it. The smoothie purées to the perfect silky texture every single time.

Scroll down to get the entire recipe. If you love avocado this will be your go to smoothie!

blending ingredients in smoothie blender

🍽️ Serving suggestions

This is makes a great healthy snack that’s high-fat and nutrient-dense snack. It’s such a delicious smoothie that you’ll feel like you’re eating dessert.

It can be a healthy breakfast too! Try adding in some protein powder, almond butter, natural peanut butter, or fresh spinach. This will make a more well-rounded meal.

You can also enjoy this super creamy avocado smoothie with a high-protein recipe like ham and cheese frittata muffins. If you want something really easy, fry up some almond flour pancakes to serve with it in the morning.

The combination will keep you full until lunch!

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🙋 FAQs

Before we get to the recipe card at the bottom of this post, I want to answer some questions people have about keto smoothies.

Are smoothies keto-friendly?

Yes, smoothies are an excellent food for keto dieters! You just need to be careful with what you add to your smoothie. Every single fruit and vegetable has a different amount of carbs in it.

When you are on the keto diet, you need to stay in ketosis to burn fat. That means you should only eat a certain amount of carbs so that your body burns fat for fuel. Use a keto macro calculator to figure out how many carbs your body needs to stay in ketosis.

What can you use instead of avocado in a keto smoothie?

If you don’t want to use avocado, you can still enjoy a super delicious low-carb smoothie. Use your favorite nut butter instead! It still has lots of healthy fats and a creamy texture.

Be careful if you try to use frozen banana. Half an avocado has 2 grams of net carbs, but one banana has 24 net carbs! This is not a good idea on keto.

Is frozen avocado good in smoothies?

Yes, frozen avocado tastes delicious in a smoothie. Store your chopped avocado in a freezer bag. Some people also store pureed or smashed avocado in a silicone ice cub tray and use a few frozen avocado cubes in their smoothies.

In the past, I’ve made an avocado chocolate pudding, but it didn’t go over that well with the kids. However, I couldn’t taste the avocado in this keto raspberry smoothie. In fact, my three year old refuses to eat avocados plain, but sipped up this fruity berry avocado smoothie without issue.

After the success of this smoothie, I’m going to look for some more ways to sneak the healthy avocado into my daughter’s diet. She does love blueberries and strawberries so I’ll try those versions next. But I could make her a sweeter smoothie by adding frozen pineapple or frozen mango since she isn’t on low-carb.

Who doesn’t love fruit in smoothie form?

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💛 Why you’ll love it

If I wasn’t worried about waking up the house, I’d make this avocado smoothie recipe to enjoy for work in the morning. I typically start work at 5am so I try to be as quiet as I can in the kitchen before heading to work.

I usually just grab some food from the refrigerator and throw it into my lunch bag. Then, brew a quick coffee in the Keurig single cup coffee maker before heading out the door.

I’ll be trying other avocado smoothie recipes to sneak this healthy fruit in so that the kids will eat it. I’ve already tried a green keto smoothie and a strawberry avocado smoothie.

If you enjoyed this sweet smoothie recipe, then you will love these low-carb drink ideas next. These are some of my favorites!


📖 Recipe

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Avocado Smoothie With Berry (Keto)

Author: Lisa MarcAurele

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A dairy free low carb raspberry avocado smoothie that’s sure to be loved by all. So delicious, the kids will never know it has healthy avocado in it.

Prep Time2 mins

Total Time2 mins

Course: Drinks

Cuisine: American

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Servings 2
Calories 178


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Any berry or mix of berries can be used. Nutritional data is based on using raspberries.
If you don’t want to use avocado, you can still enjoy a low-carb smoothie. Use your favorite nut butter instead! It still has lots of healthy fats and that creamy texture.

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Serving: 330g | Calories: 178 | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 540mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 157IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 4 g | % Carbs: 10.1 % | % Protein: 5 % | % Fat: 84.9 % | SmartPoints: 6


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Last updated on December 31, 2021, with additional recipe information and new photos. First published on December 23, 2015.


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