10 Cosmic Health Shakes – The Healthiest Low Carb Smoothie Recipes In The Universe

We all love smoothies!

How can you not love them, right?

They are so delicious, so easy to make and loaded up with vitamins.

Since I have included these health shakes as a part of my everyday diet, I couldn’t help noticing that even though smoothies are raw and all natural, they are actually loaded up with sugars.

How is this possible?

Well, smoothies are mostly made out of fruits, that contain vitamins but also a lot of fructose.

It’s the natural sugar, but when it enters the body, sugar is still sugar.

Fructose is actually the part that makes us addicted to sugar in the first place, so in sugar terms, fruits behave in our bodies pretty similar to candy – and that’s a fact.

We’re all taught that fruits are healthy, and people still can’t understand that fruits are actually just another form of sugar that we should be careful when consuming.

Since I am on a low carb diet, and I kicked sugar out of my life completely, I couldn’t help but notice that there is not a single smoothie that doesn’t contain fruit, especially fruits that are higher in sugar such as bananas, mangos or pineapples.

And why is that?

Well, because fruit is one great way to camouflage the veggies in the smoothie.

But loading yourself with unnecessary energy that you can’t burn is not a good idea when it comes to keeping a well balanced diet, and it’s not a great choice when it comes to staying fit too.

So, because of that, I decided to make a little experiment and try making some low carb smoothie recipes, so I made my own health shakes collection.

I tried to avoid adding high fructose fruits and focused on adding fruits that are low in fructose and high in fibers such as berries.

I loaded my smoothies with vitamins and minerals and they’re a proof that you can still get all the nutrients you need without the sugary part.

I also added a lot of iron in every smoothie, combining different sources of iron in each recipe, since many people suffer from anemia nowadays.

So I came up with a formula that minimizes the carb and sugar intake to a minimum.

An average smoothie with banana, strawberry, apple and milk contains approximately 80 grams carbs of which 50 grams are pure sugar and poorly 10 grams are fibers, of course, depending on the portion.

And my cosmic smoothies?

Most of them have less than 20 grams of carbs, out of which mostly fibers.

And the best part is that my smoothies actually taste amazing, and since they’re the healthiest low carb smoothie recipes in the universe, I called them Cosmic Health Shakes.

So, here are my very own smoothies that I consume every single day.

Some of them before my workout, some of them after, and most of them as a healthy refreshment between my meals.

So, dear fit girls, choose your favorite blend, and start mixing!

Let’s get started right away!

“Red Venus” – Protein Rich Health Shake

The first smoothie is a refreshing blend, made out of my favorite smoothie ingredient – raspberries.

This Red Venus enjoyment has 181 kcal, leaving you with 28 grams of carbs.

The Greek yogurt will load you up with proteins, the raspberries with fibers, and the Swiss chard with a lot of iron.

You have to try it!

10 Cosmic Health Shakes - The Healthiest Low Carb Smoothie Recipes In The Universe - Red Venus

To make it, blend together:

  • 1 cup raspberries (frozen or fresh)
  • ½ lime (fresh peeld)
  • 1 handful of almonds
  • 1 tablespoon greek yogurt (plain, non fat)
  • 3 leaves Swiss chard

Elements:

  • 181 kcal
  • Carbs 28,6 g
  • Sugar 8,6 g
  • Fibers 12,8 g
  • Fat 7,4 g
  • Protein 8,5 g

Superpowers:

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Iron
  • Vitamin K
  • Omega 3
  • Manganese
  • Magnesium

“Planet Earth” – Green Apple Smoothie

This second blend is my personal favorite, and I usually have it right before my workout.

Filled with healthy fats and a lot of healthy energy, this smoothie is the best energy load up.

10 Cosmic Health Shakes - The Healthiest Low Carb Smoothie Recipes In The Universe - PLANET EARTH

To make it, blend together:

  • 1 green apple
  • ½ avocado
  • 1 cup spinach (or baby spinach)
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon goji berries

Elements:

  • Energy 240,6
  • Carbs 28,4
  • Sugars 13,5
  • Fibers 7,1
  • Fat 14,5
  • Protein 8,7

Superpowers:

  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin K
  • Manganese
  • Coopper
  • Omega 3
  • Iron

“To The Moon And Back” – Strawberry Low Carb Smoothie Recipes

This one is a real iron bomb.

Containing cocoa beans and broccoli, camouflaged with a cup of fibers, this smoothie will take you to the moon and back.

With 112 calories and only 19 grams of carbs, this smoothie is a perfect choice at any time.

10 Cosmic Health Shakes - The Healthiest Low Carb Smoothie Recipes In The Universe - To The Moon And Back

To make it, blend together:

  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 cup broccoli
  • Raw cocoa beans 3-4

Elements:

  • Energy 112 kcal
  • Carbs 19,3
  • Sugars 8,2
  • Fibers 6,8
  • Fat 4,4
  • Protein 4,6

Superpowers:

  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Vitamin K

 

“Super Blackhole” – Blackberry Seeds Smoothie

I love adding seeds to my smoothies, they’re rich in vitamins and minerals, and they give the smoothie a special texture.

That’s actually the case with my Super Blackhole smoothie – containing chia and pumpkin seeds, this health shake is the best source of iron and cooper.

10 Cosmic Health Shakes - The Healthiest Low Carb Smoothie Recipes In The Universe - Super Blackhole

To make it, blend together:

  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup coconut milk

Elements:

  • Energy 170 kcal
  • Carbs 17,3
    Sugars 7,2
    Fibers 9,3
  • Fat 10,3
  • Protein 5,8

Superpowers:

  • B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Vitamin K
  • Omega 3

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