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Raspberry Keto Protein Shake

Raspberry Keto Protein Shake

If you like having a protein shake after your workout but want to keep it low-carb, then this Raspberry Keto Protein Shake is for you. It has only 5g of net carbs per serve and is substantial enough to count as lunch or breakfast. The Low Down On Protein Powder I have used 1 scoop of protein powder to keep the protein levels low. When eating a ketogenic diet you need to be careful not to eat too much protein as any excess will be converted into glucose. To learn more about this, click here. If you are aiming to stay in ketosis and depending on what other protein you are consuming that day, keep the protein low. Otherwise feel free to add a second scoop of protein powder, based on your protein requirements. Look out for a low-carb protein powder – I am currently using the Isopure Zero Carb brand, which has a lot of great flavors. For this recipe though, use unflavored or vanilla protein powder. Enjoy! Raspberry Keto Protein Shake Ingredients 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 scoop of low-carb protein powder A handful of frozen berries (if using fresh berries, add a few ice cubes) 5 drops of liquid stevia or low-carb sweetener Method Place all ingredients in a blender and process for 1 minute. Pour and devour! Serves 1 "The Top 5 Tools For Hacking The Ketogenic Diet (Including The Best Free App For Losing Weight)" Per serving: 577.5 Calories; 47.4g Fat; 29.2g Protein; 11.7g Total Carbohydrate; 5.0g Fiber; 5.4g Net Carbs Let us know in the comments how you like our Raspberry Keto Protein Shake. I hope you love it as much as we do! Let us know of any variations you tried below as we are always looking to try new combinations! Continue reading >>

Isopure Protein Shakes Review

Isopure Protein Shakes Review

Sometimes I don’t have time to stop and eat or just don’t feel like it. Sometimes I need to fast and get the calories low for a couple of days to kick-start things again. I love protein shakes for those times. Here’s the thing — I think soy products are terrible for you and a lot of shakes have some sort of soy. Nearly every shake I have tried is disgusting and hard to choke down. For me that means needing even MORE self discipline because I want to throw the witches’ brew to the wall and go get fries to get the taste out of my mouth! Nature’s Best Isopure Low Carb shakes are not just good. They will kick your craving for a chocolate shake and with 50 grams of protein per shake (0-3 carbs depending on flavor) they stick with you awhile. If you make the whole shake there are 50 grams of protein and 220 calories but there are two things you need to know before you write it off as being to calorie heavy. Atkins has 160 calories and 15 grams of protein in roughly half as much shake. Make half an Isopure shake and you are getting fewer calories PLUS more protein. Isopure is delicious and the Atkins shakes are OK. Personally I’d rather go with delicious. The company didn’t contact me, ask me to promote their product, or anything. Lowcarb-ology is only a few months old and, although it is growing like crazy, isn’t big enough for anyone to notice. I am just reviewing it because I think it is something that can help you stick with your low carb lifestyle. It’s nutritionally packed. There is 50% of the RDA for each vitamin and mineral except iron. It’s 100% pure whey, which I think the body uses better than other types of protein shakes. The shakes come in a bunch of flavors but so far I have only tried Dutch Chocolate and Creamy Vanilla. Vanilla is a good o Continue reading >>

How To Prepare Keto Chow

How To Prepare Keto Chow

Keto Chow is complete nutrition for Nutritional Ketosis. It’s a drink mix that quickly and easily makes a complete keto meal. It’s not meant to replace your bacon and steak. Rather, it’s targeted to replace the mundane meals; running to a meeting, breakfast in the car, stuck in class, etc… By design, a serving of Keto Chow provides 1/3 of your daily needs of electrolytes, vitamins, protein and more. The aim is that you could replace all your meals without ill effect if you are so inclined, but most users replace 1-2 meals a day and have a fantastic keto meal with family or friends for the 3rd. It’s also quite tasty with a range of great flavors. You combine the powdered mix with your own personal amount of heavy cream to get the calories you want, anywhere from 800 calories a day, up to 2200 calories. Many liken the taste and texture to melted ice cream or a milkshake. The full-flavored mixture of Keto Chow does contain whey protein and artificial sweeteners; if those are a concern for you there’s also a “Base Powder” option that has the electrolytes and vitamins but not the flavor/protein/sweetener. You can mix our base powder with a protein powder and sweetener of your choice. Want easy, complete nutrition give Keto Chow a try! People love Keto Chow over on Reddit! We even have our own subreddit at /r/ketochow. Check out This review, or this one, or this review. You can also search Reddit for “Keto Chow” or “KetoChow” (both sorted so the newest posts are always at the top). Keto Chow scales easily for people with different caloric requirements. Without any cream, it’s right around 500 calories/day , you can adjust it to 1200 calories or 2000+ calories, whatever level you want, by increasing the heavy cream. It’s super flexible. Continue reading >>

Avocado Smoothie

Avocado Smoothie

You know those Pinterest fails where the outcome never looks like the photo? Well that’s how my last blender caught on fire while my wife was making some frozen two ingredient ice cream amalgamation. I was able to fix the blender but it never really was the same. So for Christmas my wife got me the blender I always wanted, the Vitamix Pro 750!! First up on my list to make is an Avocado shake that my sister raves about. I’ve tried it before with my old blender but it always had big blocks of ice and didn’t ever fully mix. I decided to revisit it with the Vitamix and it was awesome! Look for more Vitamix Recipes as I experiment with this bad boy over the next few months. I also plan on starting a low carb smoothie series to cover all the keto options out there. Supposedly you can make all sorts of crazy nut butters and soups with this thing as well. If you have any good suggestions or recipes for me sound off in the comments! Here’s the Vitamix with all the ingredients you’re going to use. The original recipe had all heavy cream but it was just way too many calories so I split it up into half Almond Milk and half heavy whipping cream. You can use any sweetener but I prefer liquid EZ-sweetz since its concentrated, liquid and easy to use. In an effort to reduce the number of pictures for each recipe, I tried entering the 20th century with a GIF! In general with blending, you want to add the liquids first, then the solids, followed by the ice. The liquids reduce the chance of an air gap and help the blender mix the ingredients effectively. Start with the almond milk, then the heavy cream, EZ-Sweetz, an avocado and then the ice! Here’s the bad boy ready to rip! I started with the variable section of the mixer but ended up using the smoothie setting. It was a lot m Continue reading >>

Keto Turmeric Milkshake

Keto Turmeric Milkshake

The keto turmeric milkshake is from the new cookbook “The Keto Diet”, written by Leanne Vogel. There is an International book giveaway at the end of this post, so scroll down to read my book review and enter to win your very own copy of The Keto Diet – the complete guide to a high-fat diet. The Keto Diet – the complete guide to a high-fat diet My friend Leanne Vogel has just released her very first printed cookbook, Keto Diet – the complete guide to a high-fat diet. I have been promoting her low carb and keto meal plans here for some time so I was so excited to receive a copy of her paperback. It is enormous, weighing in at a whopping 4lb, so it also works great for kitchen dumbbell curls. She has been working on her book for a year and you can tell. It is an amazing, full and comprehensive guide to living low carb and keto. Inside you will find – 215 pages of information on the keto diet, how keto works, strategies for meal prep and planning more than 125 delectable recipes – all are dairy free and paleo friendly. PLUS 84% are egg-free, 83% are coconut-free, 90% are nightshade-free, 67% are low FODMAP, 91% are nut-free and 42% are vegan making it one of the most versatile low-carb and keto books out there 5 different 28 day meal plans chapters that cover hormone imbalances, cholesterol, customising keto, what to expect when you are in ketosis, shopping guides, eating out guides, restaurant guides, how to avoid “dragon breath”, hair loss and so so much more infographics galore to wrap your head around the many facets of keto and low-carb. To buy The Keto Book from Amazon click here. If your country cannot access Amazon, click here to buy from The Book Depository. They give FREE worldwide delivery. Keto Turmeric Milkshake – the ultimate keto drink Thi Continue reading >>

Peppermint Chocolate Fat Bombs

Peppermint Chocolate Fat Bombs

Keto Fat Bomb When trying to stay in nutritional ketosis, some days can be harder than others when trying to get enough fats in your diet. Dairy is a quick and easy way to get it done, but not always what’s best for overall gut health. After trying many different types of fat bomb recipes, I was upset that so many relied on dairy. Knowing the importance of MCTs and how they fuel our bodies, I wanted to incorporate healthier fats in my fat bombs. MCT Oil Fat Bomb The combination of MCT oil, cocoa butter, coconut oil, and coconut butter makes for a perfectly smooth chocolate bomb with loads of healthy fats and no gut-irritating dairy. However, we love a little crunch in our chocolates so I added some shredded coconut and they are just perfect. Zero Net Carb Fat Bomb We always have a container of these in the freezer to have on hand for snacks and for an extra boost of MCTs and healthy fats. I got my chocolate and diamond silicone molds from Ikea, but you can find similar molds on Amazon (smaller ones here and diamond ones here) if you don’t have an Ikea near you. The Nutritional Facts on these are based on the smaller molds (that fit 15 per tray). Continue reading >>

12 Low Carb Smoothies & Shakes With 5 Net Carbs Or Less

12 Low Carb Smoothies & Shakes With 5 Net Carbs Or Less

Low carb smoothies are great every once in a while. I’m a not a liquid diet kind of gal but sometimes I just want something cold and tasty to sip on as a treat, or after I go to the gym when I’m not hungry but need to get some food in me. So I’ve been asking around the low carb circles, what they’re making at home as smoothies and decided to try out their recipes myself. Since so many “low carb” smoothies are 10+ carbs, my goal was to seek out ones that are less than 5 net carbs. With these low carb smoothies, everyone can feel comfortable enjoying them and not feeling like they need to pinch their carb pennies for the rest of the day. One thing to keep in mind – ingredients are important. There are cream cheeses with 3 net carbs per serving because they’re chock full of fillers. And there are cleaner ones that have 1. There are protein shakes with 20 net carbs per serving, and whey protein ones that are 1 net carb (I like VPX Zero Carb SRO 100% Whey Protein Isolate ( 0 carbs per serving) or Isopure Low Carb in Dutch Chocolate (3 net carbs per serving ). They also make a Zero Carb in Isopure but only in Vanilla. Also, I know I’m usually anti-sugar free stuff, but a tbsp of these sugar-free syrups made all the difference in the once I’ve included it in. I usually go with Torani. Peppermint Patty – 5 net carbs Blend 1 cup cashew milk, 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder, 1/4 tsp mint extract, a handful of spinach and ice. (Thanks to Amanda Harriss for sharing her recipe with me and letting me share it with you!) Peanut Butter Cup Smoothie – 5 net carbs Blend 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder, 1 cup water, 1/3 cup heavy cream, 2 ice cubes and 2 tbsp peanut butter. (Use Teddie PB +Nature’s Best Low Carb Isopure in Dutch Chocolate or it could Continue reading >>

Low Carb Frosty Protein Shake

Low Carb Frosty Protein Shake

I’m doing this low carb diet, right? Yes. You probably knew that, even though most of the recipes I share here are very much not low carb! This blog didn’t start out as a low carb blog and I have no intentions of turning it into one. So, my promise has always been that I would never share a low carb recipe here unless even carb lovers would enjoy it. Like, for example, my cauliflower salad or my bacon cheeseburger salad! Aaaaaand so that’s what I’m doing now. I made a protein shake taste like a frosty and I don’t know how it happened, but it’s magical and it makes me happy. Even my kids ask to drink these things for snacks, which is probably not a great idea since it has espresso in it. Heh. So, I want to be very clear and not oversell this shake – it’s not ice cream. It will never be ice cream. It is not an exact Frosty copycat recipe and it was never meant to be. In fact, when I made this, I had no idea it was going to taste like a Frosty. I was more trying to create a mocha frappe recipe. I’m all about the drive thru shakes and drinks, apparently. But, this absolutely does taste like a Frosty! It’s got that malted milk thing going on that I love and it’s not overly chocolate. It does melt really quickly, because it’s blended with ice and not actually frozen. Although, my mama tells me that you can pop these in the freezer and it comes out even more like ice cream! I haven’t tried it myself though. So, anyway, I’ve been drinking these shakes for lunch. I love them because the protein powder fills you up and keeps you full and the espresso gives you a little burst of energy. Plus, they’re sweet, like you’re eating something sinful, which is always satisfying. I make these in my Blendtec blender and I use this protein powder. This is my p Continue reading >>

Protein Shake Recipes

Protein Shake Recipes

These low carb protein shake recipes are high protein, lower fat, low carb and delicious. These could be consumed after a weight lifting session for extra protein intake. Chocolate Strawberry Protein Drink 16 ounces unsweetened almond milk 4 ounces heavy cream 2 scoops Jay Robb Chocolate Whey Isolate powder 1 tablespoon of DaVinci Sugar Free Strawberry Syrup 1/2 cup crushed ice (optional: add if you like a thick drink, but the flavor will be less intense.) Put all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Makes 2 servings. Each serving has 351 calories, 25 grams of fat, 27 grams of protein, 4 carbs. *Raspberry syrup is another delicious option. Orange Coconut Protein Drink 16 ounces unsweetened almond milk 4 ounces heavy cream 2 scoops Jay Robb Tropical Dreamsicle Whey Powder 1 tablespoon of Da Vinci SUGAR FREE Coconut Syrup 1/2 cup crushed ice (optional: add if you like a thick drink, but the flavor will be less intense.) Put all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Makes 2 servings. Each serving has 351 calories, 25 grams of fat, 27 grams of protein, 4 carbs. White Chocolate Almond Protein Drink 16 ounces unsweetened almond milk 4 ounces heavy cream 2 scoops Jay Robb Enterprises Vanilla Whey Powder 1 tablespoon of Da Vinci Sugar Free White Chocolate syrup 1/2 cup crushed ice (optional: add if you like a thick drink, but the flavor will be less intense.) Put all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Makes 2 servings. Each serving has 351 calories, 25 grams of fat, 27 grams of protein, 4 carbs. The Best Chocolate Shake This is a little higher in carbs and protein, but delicious and filling. 12 ounces unsweetened almond milk 1 ounces heavy cream 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1 scoop Jay Robb Enterprises Chocolate Whey Powder 2-3 drops of Better Stev Continue reading >>

Strawberry Keto Milkshake

Strawberry Keto Milkshake

Berry shakes and smoothies are delicious on hot summer days. My mom used to make strawberry milkshake for me when I was a kid. She only used two ingredients, strawberries from our garden and whole milk from a local farmer. To make this shake keto-friendly, I used coconut milk and added some MCT oil which will increase the fat-burning potential of a keto diet. Hope you like it as much as I do :-) Nutritional values (per serving) Total Carbs 8.4 grams Fiber 2 grams Net Carbs 6.4 grams Protein 2.5 grams Fat 27.4 grams of which Saturated 23.9 grams Energy (calories) 275 kcal Magnesium 35 mg (9%) Potassium 234 mg (12%) Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (9.1%), protein (3.6%), fat (87.4%) Ingredients (makes 1 serving) ¼ cup coconut milk (I like Aroy-D coconut milk) or heavy whipping cream (60 ml / 2 fl oz) ½ cup strawberries, fresh or frozen (72 g / 2.5 oz) 1 tbsp MCT oil or extra virgin coconut oil (MCT oil is better as it doesn't solidify) ½ tsp sugar-free vanilla extract (you can make your own) Optionally add: 3-5 drops Stevia extract (clear or berry) 1 tbsp chia seeds for a thicker consistency + 0.4 g net carbs per serving whipped cream or coconut milk on top When looking for ingredients, try to get them in their most natural form (organic, without unnecessary additives). Place the coconut milk, almond milk, strawberries, ... ... MCT oil and stevia (optional) into a blender (I use a Kenwood blender). Pulse until smooth and serve immediately! Optional: Add a tablespoon of chia seeds for a thicker smoothie consistency and pulse until smooth. Do you like this recipe? Share it with your friends! Continue reading >>

Frosty Chocolate Low Carb Shakes

Frosty Chocolate Low Carb Shakes

This post may be sponsored or contain affiliate links. We may earn money from purchases made through links mentioned in this post, but all opinions are our own. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliates sites. It’s really quick and easy to make thick frozen low carb shakes at home. This chocolate milkshake is a copycat of the famous fast food Frosty. This is a really quick and easy way to make a thick frozen low carb milkshake at home. I was happy with the consistency after putting the mixture in the freezer for about one hour. I made one of these low carb shakes tonight. And, I will be making more to enjoy this summer to help beat the heat. You will not be disappointed with this treat! The consistency is similar to soft serve ice cream. Feel free to tweak the sweetener amount to suit your taste. I felt this had the perfect sweetness for me, but others may want it more or less sweet. The summer weather has finally arrived here in Southern New England. So, it’s the perfect time to enjoy low carb shakes. I do love my sugar free ice cream. But, I miss swinging by the fast food drive-through on the way home to grab a frozen chocolate frosty. I figured there must be a way to make this thick chocolate low carb milkshake at home. There were a few recipes I found online, but decided to come up with my own recipe. The reason I created my own is because most recipes for a copycat Frosty like this one use nasty ingredients. Typical recipes for this thick milkshake use sugar filled chocolate milk, sweetened condensed milk, and Cool Whip. I’m the only one in the house who eats low carb treats. So, I wanted something that would only Continue reading >>

Chocolate Peanut Butter Keto Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Keto Shake

Finding good shakes can be hard for those on a ketogenic low-carb high-fat diet. Fruit is made up mostly of carbohydrates. Luckily nut butters and protein powders are flavorful enough that delicious shakes full of fatty goodness are only a blender away. Here is a great recipe for a peanut butter and chocolate based keto-friendly smoothie. Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1/2 cup full-fat cottage cheese 3 tbsp peanut butter 2 scoops low-carb chocolate protein powder Directions: Pour almond milk and other ingredients into a blender. To ensure proper mixing, put the liquid in before the powder. Enjoy! Twists: To make this shake sweeter add a bit of sweetener, such as Stevia or Splenda. Add a spoon full of coconut oil into the mix. Coconut oil should already be part of any healthy keto diet. Substitute heavy cream for the cottage cheese to get more calories, more fat, less protein, less carbs and a different taste. Nutrition Info: Nutrition Smoothie Almond Milk Cottage Cheese Peanut Butter Protein Calories 655 30 103 282 240 Protein 65.5 1g 4.5g 12g 48g Carbs 19g <1g 3.5g 9g 6g Fat 34g 2.5g 4.5g 25g 2g Vitamin D 25% 25% 0% 0% 0% Vitamin E 50% 50% 0% 0% 0% Calcium 64% 45% 8% 1% 10% Continue reading >>

Ketogenic Peanut Butter Milkshake

Ketogenic Peanut Butter Milkshake

I love peanut butter and I love milkshakes. So, naturally, I put them together to create this amazing Ketogenic Peanut Butter Milkshake. This super filling milkshake is loaded with fat which makes it the perfect midday pick-me-up. If you have something against peanuts, or are simply allergic, almond or cashew butter is also delicious in this shake! Though, be careful while blending this shake. If you put too much nut butter in your blender, it may jam. What you will need: Serves 2 2 tablespoons peanut butter (Or, your favorite nut butter. Just make sure the ingredients read “nuts, salt” and nothing else!) 1/2 cup coconut cream or full fat coconut milk 1 cup milk of your choice (any works! Almond, whole milk, heavy cream, be creative!) 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup ice Stevia to taste (I use about 1/8 teaspoon) Toss everything into your blender and blend until smooth! Enjoy as breakfast, a midday snack or a delicious dessert! What did the peanut butter say when it had to run? Be back in a Jiffy! Continue reading >>

Mcketo Strawberry Milkshake

Mcketo Strawberry Milkshake

Growing up as a kid, I had my fair share of fast food takeout. Some of them I still miss to this day and try to recreate (a lot of the time in failure, but don’t tell anyone). One of them that I was thinking about lately? McDonald’s Strawberry Milkshake. Their disgustingly sweet syrup mixed into ice cream and served up to me in the nostalgic paper cup. Not the most beautiful thing to remember from my childhood, but it certainly holds something dear in my heart. Well, I think I’ve done it because this one comes pretty close to the real thing! It’s thick, creamy, and packed full of that strawberry flavor that I’ve come to know and love with milkshakes. Plus, you can have it ready in a shorter time than it’d take you to wait in a drive-thru. On top of that, it’s not 90g of carbs like their recipe is – and it’s got plenty of healthy fats to go around and keep you energized. I’ve been on a little bit of a milkshake/smoothie stint lately, so if you want to check out the other one’s that I’ve posted you can see them below: Yields 1 serving of McKeto Strawberry Milkshake The Preparation ¾ cup coconut milk (from the carton) ¼ cup heavy whipping cream 7 large ice cubes The Execution 1. Add all ingredients to a blender: 3/4 cup Coconut Milk (from the carton), 1/4 cup Heavy Cream, 7 Ice Cubes, 2 tbsp. Sugar-free Strawberry Torani, 1-2 tbsp. MCT Oil, and 1/4 tsp. Xanthan Gum. I’m using a Ninja Blender with Mini Ninja Attachment. 2. Blend everything together for 1-2 minutes or until the consistency looks right to you. 3. Pour out and enjoy! This makes 1 serving of McKeto Strawberry Milkshake. The totals come out to be 368 Calories, 38.85g Fats, 2.42g Net Carbs, and 1.69g Protein. McKeto Strawberry Milkshake Calories Fats(g) Carbs(g) Fiber(g) Net Carbs(g) P Continue reading >>

Keto Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Keto Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Ice Cream

Call it a fat bomb if you will, but I’ll call it my temptation atomic bomb. Chocolatey, peanut-buttery, rich, and purely delicious. This is the keto ice cream that I always make when I am having a craving for something sweet. All that fat-filled, creamy richness will fill you up in no time and have your sweet tooth put to sleep in even less. We’re going to use cottage cheese to obtain the creaminess that ice cream is known for, but with only a fraction of the carbs. Cottage cheese!? THAT LUMPY STUFF? Trust me, once the lumps are taken out of there, you will be wishing you discovered this beforehand. Not only is it loaded with fats, it’s also loaded with tons of protein, so it has a lot of uses. Eat it as a pre-workout meal, eat it if you’re lacking protein in your macros, hell just eat it to have a great treat. Don’t need the protein? Simple…leave out the protein powder! The Preparation 1 cup cottage cheese 1 scoop protein powder 2 tablespoons peanut butter 2 tablespoons heavy cream 6 drops Splenda The Execution 1. Get all your supplies together, it’s a simple and easy to make keto ice cream! 2. Put the cottage cheese and stevia into a cup (or your food processor). 3. Don’t forget the heavy cream! This adds some richness to it. 4. Add that peanut butter to make it extra delicious, and give it some added protein. 5. Mix it up with a spoon just to get everything started. 6. Blend up everything until the curds of the cottage cheese are smooth. This should aerate the ice cream a little bit, and turn it a lighter color. 7. Add your protein powder, and mix it up with a spoon. I chose chocolate protein powder, but I also love cake batter flavor. 8. Re-blend everything to get rid of any extra chunks. 9. Separate into 2 servings. 10. Put it into the freezer for 4 Continue reading >>

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