So, the medical reports just arrived, you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, and now you are thinking you need to give up smoothies. Sure, you need to make healthier choices, but who said anything about smoothie being junk? Try adding in low-carb smoothies to cater to the craving without outshining the health standards.
The easy low-carb smoothie has even become the best sports nutrition. The diabetic people must increase the fruit and veggie intake that can make a good low-carb smoothie base (low-calorie count, you know!). It’s wise to read the glycemic index and see which fruits, veggies, and ingredients are best for making the low-carb homemade smoothie.
But hey, if you don’t feel like putting some indexes, we have got you covered. That’s to say, because we have added some delicious smoothies that aren’t only good for diabetes but are low-carb smoothies for weight loss alike. So, are you ready to yum-yum with some delightful smoothies?
For everyone who is a perfectionist and wants to harness it all, this superfood smoothie is here to cater to your nutritional needs and yummy food cravings in all its glory. That’s to say, because this superfood smoothie is packed with healthy fats, antioxidant berries, proteins, and greens, from avocado and additional ingredients.
- Handful of berries
- ½ avocado
- One banana
- 1/2 cucumber
- Unsweetened yogurt
Once you’ve the ingredients, grind them together until everything is crushed and enjoy!
Lower-Carb Strawberry Smoothie
First things first, strawberries are the most exquisite berry and if you don’t like, get out of here (just kidding, savor this smoothie and you’ll fall in love with strawberries). When we say this smoothie is the best for diabetic people, you can sip it up with closed eyes because this recipe has been created after some serious experimentation.
- Half cup of Greek yogurt
- 1/3rd cup of soymilk
- ½ cup of almond milk
- Eight full-sized strawberries
- Chia seeds (optional)
Once you have everything, give an initial blend to mix up everything. Once you blend everything properly, just toss some ice and save this best low-carb smoothie to lose weight.
Berry Blast Smoothies
Tossing berries is undeniably the best experience since it rushes all the juice in your mouth. Well, this smoothie is going to be no different. This smoothie is a fine choice for people who cannot give up on sugar because it’s a sweet taste with a low glycemic index, perfection! For people who have tart berries, toss in some mango cubes and coconut milk to add the much-needed sweetness.
- Take handful of berries (blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries)
- Half cup of orange juice
- 1/3rd cup of Greek yogurt
- One teaspoon flax seed
Add all these ingredients to the blender and you will have the perfectly savory smoothie. However, the flax seed is optional if you want omega-3 fatty acids.
With this smoothie, you will utterly name it peachy perfection (we promise!). This peach smoothie will be an absolute refresher with five basic ingredients. The peach smoothie is rich in calcium without being heavy on your stomach (we don’t want you to get drowsy in the office). It’s suggested not to peel the peach because it enhances the fiber count.
- Two peeled peaches
- One cup of unsweetened yogurt
- One tablespoon honey
- One teaspoon chia seeds
Once you collect all the ingredients, blend them together. Once the smoothie is ready, just add some ice on top to make it cooling!
Joann’s Green Smoothie
Okay, so this smoothie is going to make you fall in love with veggies. That’s to say, because, with this smoothie, you will get the nutrition of green veggies (yes, spinach too) while offering the chocolatey flavor. This is because the smoothie is integrated with chocolate powder and fresh berries. You can even opt for the protein powder in your low-carb smoothies rather than adding artificial sweetener.
- Handful of greens (spinach, avocado, and kale)
- one banana
- one tablespoon of chocolate powder
- some fresh berries
After collecting the ingredients, blend them together and enjoy the tasty treat of nutrition. Also, hey, toss some pumpkin and chia seeds to enhance the texture (and nutritional count).
Greenie Green Smoothie
Well, green veggies hold great importance for diabetic people, and if you aren’t able to cater to the daily requirement, you can drink up the veggies. That’s to say, because this smoothie is made with the combination of spinach and kale with pear and apple. Some people also toss in the mint leaves and lime juice for adding a refreshing factor (and flavor, of course).
- some kale
- spinach leaves
- half pear
- one apple
- Lime juice
- Mint leaves
Now, blend them altogether with lime juice. You can toss in the mint leaves for flavor and the breeze of freshness!
Oh well, we were really saving the best for last. To this day, we haven’t seen a person who isn’t in love with chocolate (especially when we are talking about snickers!). This smoothie is clearly inspired by the candies. We suggest using the sugar-free caramel syrup to add taste and flavor, and also, it’s rich in calcium and protein.
- Two frozen bananas
- One tablespoon protein powder
- A pinch of cocoa powder
- ½ cup of almond milk (unsweetened preferably)
Once you’ve the ingredients, just blend them together and the sweet yet healthy smoothie is ready. We suggest using the unsweetened almond milk!
The Bottom Line
Milkshakes and burger might be your best midnight snack, but you can swap it with these seven tasteful low-carb smoothies if you have diabetes. All the smoothies from this article are designed to keep a tab on your blood sugar while bursting flavors and taste in your mouth. So, tell us about your go-to smoothie for the midday blues? #snickerssmoothie #healthysnack #superfoodsmoothie #JoannsGreenSmoothie #peachsmoothie #berryblastsmoothie
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