Low Carb Smoothie

Low Carb Smoothie

This is a great low-carb smoothie. Use this as a go-to recipe for the EDGE meal plans for breakfast-on-the-go. Coconut milk contains a beneficial fat called lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid that’s easily absorbed and used by the body for energy. Chia seeds (soaked in 3 tablespoons of water for 10 minutes), contain essential fatty acids, plus vitamins A, B, E and D and minerals including iron, magnesium, niacin and thiamine. The nut butter adds some healthy fat, plus needed creaminess and texture.  (I recommend that you avoid peanut butter.) The cacao nibs will actually improve muscle structure and enhance nerve function due to their nutritional content. Of course, we’ve all heard about the benefits of avocado and coconut oil and all their “healthy fats.”  They also give this smoothie a delicious, creamy texture.  Finally, top it off with some cinnamon, which is great for blood sugar, and you are ready to go!

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Low Carb Smoothie
Diet Level:5
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Prep Time 5 Minutes
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Prep Time 5 Minutes
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Diet Level:5
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  1. Add contents into a high-powered blender, blending until well-combined.
  2. Top with cacao nibs and cinnamon.
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