5 Creamy KETO Shakes (Tiramisu, Choc PB, & more)


If you love quick breakfasts and on the go snacks these shakes are for you ! We covered every flavor from rich and creamy peanut butter, to fruity blueberry, and all the way full circle with a decadent tiramisu shake. No matter what your “favorite” flavor is, you’re sure to love more than one of these tasty keto shakes!

Five colorful jars of keto shakes lined up in a V formation

Dairy and Nut Free Shake Options

If you have intolerances to diary products you can still make these keto recipes! Check out our substitutions below:

  • Heavy Cream- Canned Coconut Cream (the thick part of canned coconut milk)
  • Cream Cheese- Dairy Free cream cheese or extra coconut cream
  • Butter- 1/4 tsp Butter extract or you can just skip it altogether in the birthday cake recipe and instead use birthday cake protein powder
  • Peanut/ Almond Butter- Swap peanut and almond butter for a sugar free sunflower seed butter in order to make it nut free. Trust us chocolate and sunflower seed butter shakes are actually a killer combination!

Don’t let a dairy allergy stop you from trying these tasty low carb recipes on your keto diet.

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Delicious Keto Shake Additions

Whether your goal is weight loss or weight gain, there are tons of delicious additions you can make to any of these recipes to support your goals!

  • Extra Almond Butter– High fat nut butters (peanut/almond butter) that are also rich in fiber help to blunt hunger and keep you full(1). Plus if you are using this recipe as a meal replacement it’s important to have enough fat and calories to satisfy your hunger.
  • Collagen Peptides– Collagen peptides make a great low carb protein addition to these recipes. Collagen is good for hair, skin, and nails, as well as helping with strengthening the gut lining (2). This also makes a great addition to a meal replacement smoothie.
  • MCT Oil– Mct oil or medium chain triglycerides are a great way to get in healthy fats while also improving cognitive ability and focus(3). Just make sure you work your way up and only start with about a 1/2 tablespoon your first time.
  • Monk Fruit– If you want to use these shakes as a keto treat or ice cream so you don’t over eat real ice cream, try adding in a few extra drops of liquid monk fruit or stevia. It will make it just as sweet as a milkshake, but minus all the sugar.
  • Protein Powder– The brand of protein powder isn’t as important as the carb count in this case. Just make sure your protein powder is low carb and high in protein to bump up the satiety of your keto shake meal replacement. We normally use the zero carb Isopure vanilla protein powder.
  • Vanilla Extract– Believe it or not simply adding a 1/4 tsp of vanilla extract really enhances and brings out the flavor of these keto recipes. Check that the vanilla extract you buy has no added sugar or corn syrup and you’ll be good to go!
Keto shakes surrounded by toppings and chocolate pieces

Tips for the Best Keto Shakes

The best keto shake is one that has all of your favorite ingredients. If you want a keto cinnamon shake don’t be afraid to spice it up how you like. Some of our best keto shake tips are:

  • Adding Extra Almond Butter- Almond butter makes this recipe oh so creamy and the perfect meal replacement
  • Less Unsweetened Almond Milk/Coconut Milk- This is up to preference, but we love a thick shake!
  • Steamed Then Frozen Cauliflower- We know this sounds weird but once it’s cooked and then frozen it looses that traditional flavor and makes your meal replacement shake extra smooth. Add a few frozen cauliflower pieces (cooked first then frozen) the next time you make this recipe.
  • Make it a Meal- Add collagen, protein powder, mct, and almond butter to make your smoothie extra filling.

Are These Protein or Keto Shakes?

They’re both! The base keto shake recipe has about five grams of protein and the other recipes have between 8-18. For more protein simply add in some chocolate or vanilla protein powder. Protein helps to up the satiety of your keto shake. Plus, when mixed with the original high fat recipe you create the best all around meal replacement shake.

If you are looking for a keto shake without too much protein, stick to the original recipes below and don’t add any extra protein. They are all higher in fat than protein to ensure they have the perfect keto macros.

How to Make Keto Shakes

Now that you have your desired add-ins it’s time to talk about the base keto recipe and how we’re going to put it all together!

Equipment

What makes smoothies so appealing is the ability to be ready in five minutes and only dirty one dish. All you are going to need for this recipe is a blender. There are tons of blenders on the market but our two favorites are the Vitamix (a super creamy blend) and the Ninja blender.

Ingredients

All the recipes we created use our keto vanilla base. It’s gluten free, low carb, and sugar free perfect for all your future smoothie recipes. The base recipe contains just 4 super simple ingredients. You will need almond milk (or coconut milk instead), almond butter, heavy cream, and ice cubes. The heavy cream alone makes this shake recipe taste like a milkshake without all the carbs. If you want a dairy free keto friendly shake, sub full fat coconut cream for the heavy whipping cream. Full fat coconut cream NOT coconut milk, makes a thick and creamy shake recipe without any dairy.

The next ingredients you use will depend on the smoothie flavor you want. We have 5 different keto recipes: blueberry lemon, chocolate peanut butter, pumpkin spice, birthday cake, and tiramisu. The full ingredients and measurements are listed below in the recipe card for each.

Almond butter, cream, ice, and almond milk measured in ceramic bowls.

Blending it up

A keto friendly shake is easy to make because all you have to do is blend. These shakes taste like ice cream milkshakes, but without any of the sugar. To put these shakes together simply blend the smoothie base ingredients, and the individual recipe ingredients together in a high speed blender. For a thick and creamy shake use less liquid (almond/ coconut milk). Pour the recipe into a cup and top it with whatever you like. We used ingredients like whipped cream, chocolate, and blueberries in the recipes below.

All five keto shakes next to chocolate, star anise, blueberries, and sprinkles.

More Easy Keto Breakfasts and Snacks

If you are someone who prefers to sleep in rather than make breakfast (um me✋), these are the keto recipes for you. They are fast, delicious, and all take under 10 minutes to make. Try them this week for a keto meal option:

  • Keto Chaffles– This keto breakfast recipe is ready in 5 minutes so you can toss it in the waffle maker, brush your teeth, and walk out the door! But make sure you remember to change out of your pj’s still…
  • Low Carb Biscuits– Buttery thick microwave biscuits coming in hot for breakfast this morning. They are ready in 3 minutes and taste delicious with a little extra butter, erythritol, and cinnamon for a keto cinnamon butter.
  • Healthy Sweet Omelette– This keto breakfast is rich in protein and fat, but isn’t your typical eggs and bacon.
  • Ice Cube Tray Peanut Butter Cups– These peanut butter cups are just two ingredients and make the perfect fat bomb snack for those on the go.

5 Different Keto Shakes

These delicious shakes are easy to make and take on the go so you can stay keto while busy. They are low carb to keep you full longer than a traditional smoothie meal replacement. The next time you make one of these recipes, try spicing up our base for your perfect drink.

Blueberry lemon keto shake poured into a glass jar.
5 keto shakes all lined up

Keto Shakes 5 Ways

If you love quick on the go breakfasts, you’ll love these easy keto shakes

Ingredients:

Shake 3: Chocolate Peanut Butter

Instructions:

Shake 1: Blueberry Lemon

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender, along with the “Base Shake” ingredients.

  • Blend on high for around 30 seconds, or until all the ice is completely crushed.

  • Pour into a glass and garnish with some blueberry pieces and some lemon zest. 

Shake 2: Pumpkin Spice

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender, along with the “Base Shake” ingredients.

  • Blend on high for around 30 seconds, or until all the ice is completely crushed.

  • Pour into a glass and sprinkle cinnamon on top. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and star anise. 

Shake 3: Chocolate Peanut Butter

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender except for the chocolate square, along with the “Base Shake” ingredients.

  • Blend on high for around 30 seconds, or until all the ice is completely crushed.

  • Pour into a glass and break the dark chocolate pieces on top as garnish.

Shake 4: Tiramisu

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender except for the chocolate square, along with the “Base Shake” ingredients.

  • Blend on high for around 30 seconds, or until all the ice is completely crushed.

  • Pour into a glass and sprinkle some cocoa powder on top, or break the dark chocolate pieces on top as garnish.

Shake 5: Birthday Cake

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender sparing half of the sprinkles, along with the “Base Shake” ingredients.

  • Blend on high for around 30 seconds, or until all the ice is completely crushed.

  • Pour into a glass and add the sprinkles for a festive look. 

Notes

Net Carbs: 3
Nutrition information is for JUST the base recipe. Additional nutrition per shake below:
Blueberry Lemon Shake: Energy:  354 Calories   Total Fats: 32.2 g  Saturated Fats: 13.8 g  Total Carbs: 11.3 g   Net Carbs:  8.6 g  Protein: 8.1 g
Pumpkin Spice: Energy:  335 Calories   Total Fats: 30.6 g  Saturated Fats: 7.9 g  Total Carbs: 10.2 g   Net Carbs:  5.8 g  Protein: 9.9 g
Chocolate Peanut Butter: Energy:  419 Calories   Total Fats: 32.9 g  Saturated Fats: 10.5 g  Total Carbs: 10.9 g   Net Carbs:  6.8 g  Protein: 23.5 g
Tiramisu: Energy:  381 Calories   Total Fats: 35.8 g Saturated Fats: 15.8 g  Total Carbs: 9.5 g   Net Carbs:  6 g  Protein: 8.4 g
Birthday Cake Shake: Energy:  414 Calories   Total Fats: 36.1 g Saturated Fats: 15.7 g  Total Carbs: 8 g   Net Carbs:  5.5 g  Protein: 18.1 g

Nutrition Facts

Keto Shakes 5 Ways

Amount Per Serving

Calories 237
Calories from Fat 207

% Daily Value*

Fat 23g35%

Saturated Fat 8g40%

Cholesterol 41mg14%

Sodium 343mg14%

Potassium 142mg4%

Carbohydrates 5g2%

Fiber 2g8%

Sugar 1g1%

Protein 5g10%

Vitamin A 441IU9%

Vitamin C 1mg1%

Calcium 379mg38%

Iron 1mg6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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