Keto Green Smoothie

This recipe is from vegan Type 1 diabetes orthopedic surgeon Carrie Diulus.  

We are often overwhelmed by polyunsaturated fats from seed oils (e.g. canola, sunflower, rapeseed and soybean).  The avocado in this recipe provides monounsaturated fats as a healthy source of energy along with vitamin C and copper.  

Protein powder boosts the protein which can be harder to get on a plant-based dietary approach.  The greens provide a range of vitamins and minerals to boost the nutrient density of this ketogenic snack. 

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Kale, Raw1cup, chopped
Spinach, Raw1cup, cut pieces
Dandelion Greens, Raw1cup, cut pieces
Broccoli Sprouts, Raw1oz
Sunflower Seeds10g
Arugula, Raw1cup, cut pieces
Jicama, raw1cup
protein powder 30g
Cashew Milk1Cup


Place all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth and consume fresh.  


One serving provides 454 calories, 35 g of protein, 24 g of fat and 14 g of net carbs.


The Cronometer screenshot below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Suitable for

  • blood sugar & fat loss


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