Various keto smoothies and puddings can also be eaten on keto diet. These are great options for breakfast or a snack in the summer time. As they perfectly refresh at the same time being still nutritious and high-fat. And it is important on keto diet.
Chia seed keto smoothie bowl
The most delicious and healthy keto smoothie bowl! The chia seeds themselves are neutral to taste, and when soaked in liquid, they swell and resemble pudding. So you can easily cook pudding without cooking! They can also be soaked in almond or coconut milk.
But chia seeds contain a lot of carbohydrates, so it is not surprising that many people, when they see the seeds in the list of ingredients of keto recipes, have a question – is it possible to eat them on keto diet?
This largely depends on the human body and the amount that seeds to be added. Each body reacts differently to the same amount of carbohydrates. In some people, the sugar level remains at the same level after a couple of tablespoons of chia seeds, while in others there is a surge of sugar in the blood.
In addition, if the keto diet is restrictive, it is necessary to take into account the amount of carbohydrates. Therefore, it is necessary to pay attention to how many seeds you add. Below you will find the recipe for chia seed keto smoothie bowl, which contains 6.5 grams of carbohydrates.
For 1 serving
- 10 g (1 tablespoon) of chia seeds
- 2 strawberries
- 10 g hazelnut
- 10 g of seeds (for example pumpkin and sesame seeds)
- 1 tablespoon sugar-free coconut
- 100 ml almond milk
- 50 ml cream 36%
Pour almond milk in a pot with chia seeds and leave it for 3 hours or a night.
Whisk cream, mix with sweetener if you want to make a sweet option.
Sprinkle the keto smoothie bowl with nuts, seeds, coconut and sliced strawberries.
For 1 serving:
- 377.5 kcal
- Fats – 35.5 g
- Protein – 8.0 g
- Carbohydrates – 6.5 g
Matcha keto smoothie bowl
If you have not tried matcha tea yet, you should do it or even include this product in the daily menu. Matcha is very rich in antioxidants, stabilizes blood glucose levels and strengthens the immune system. In addition, the matcha increase the digestion of fats.
An interesting fact is that matcha tea contains L-theanine. L – theanine is not a typical amino acid because animal protein do not contain it. As the name implies, green tea leaves has it as a free amino acid.
Matcha tea benefits
- Energizes you
- Rich in antioxidants
- It has a relaxing effect on the mind, calms and minimizes stress.
- Rich in vitamin C, selenium, chromium, zinc and magnesium.
- Mobilizes the immune system against bacteria and viruses.
- It reduces blood sugar and insulin production.
Matcha tea has a specific taste that resembles green tea. However, this powdered tea has a more intense and bright green color. It is better to get used to the matcha, starting to brew and drink it like tea. It can also be added to cocktails.
Today we offer to make keto smoothie bowl with matcha – it is a very nutritious breakfast.
For 2 servings:
- 400 ml coconut milk
- 1 teaspoon matcha tea
- 4 tablespoons chia seed
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons roasted coconut
- ½ kiwi fruit
- Sweetener or low-carb syrup
Heat coconut milk and dissolve coconut oil in it.
Let the milk cool and add the chia seeds, stir and leave to swell. As in previous recipe you can leave the low carb smoothie bowl for 3 hours, or to do cooking in the evening and leave overnight.
After a few hours or the next day, add sweetener, cinnamon and stir. In order to give the dish an additional taste and diversify the daily menu with new flavors, use low-carb syrups.
Serve it in a beautiful “bowl”. Sprinkle the keto smoothie bowl with coconut and place the sliced kiwi fruit.
For 1 serving:
- 497 kcal
- Fat – 47 g
- Protein – 8.0 g
- Carbohydrates – 8.0 g