Ultra refreshing, thick, creamy and absolutely delicious, this instant paleo and keto chocolate milkshake totally tastes like ice cream! i.e. it’s bound to have you swooning!
Note: this recipe was first published on April 5th 2018, but has since been updated to provide more deets ‘n tricks!
Paleo & Keto Chocolate Milkshake
An Instant Keto Treat!
If you’re in need of a speedy (or even instant!) keto treat (or summer breakfast!), this chocolate shake is it. Much like our much loved keto shamrock shake, this chocolate version is bound to have you swooning.
Using a high-speed blender here (think bullets) will ensure ultra creamy and smooth results. Just be sure to blend all the ingredients very well before you add the ice!
p.s. Dave Asprey gets full credit for introducing us all to the wonderful concoction that is ‘Bulletproof’. Worth checking out his site for more info and solid products (not sponsored in any way).
This low carb chocolate milkshake is very adaptable to your tastebuds and needs. Starting with the chocolate, we love to use a great quality cacao powder here for maximum nutritional benefits (think organic and from criollo beans).
Feel free to add anything from chia seeds for extra fiber (I sure do!), collagen peptides, MCT oil, hemp hearts, and pink Himalayan or flakey sea salt (seriously don’t skip, amps up the flavor a bunch!).
What do you guys add to your morning shakes?!
Looking for more keto fresh treats?! Our (no-churn!) keto ice cream master recipe is the place to start!
(Instant!) Paleo & Keto Chocolate Milkshake
- 1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk or heavy cream
- 1/2 medium avocado
- 1-2 tablespoons cacao powder to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- pinch pink Himalayan salt or salt of choice
- 2-4 tablespoons erythritol or sweetener of choice, to taste
- 1/2 cup ice as needed
- water as needed
- chia seeds ground (you'll need to add more water)
- MCT oil
- hemp hearts
- collagen peptides
- mint extract or extract of choice
- Add coconut milk, avocado, cacao powder, vanilla extract, salt, sweetener and add-ins of choice to a blender (bullets work amazing here!). Blend until creamy smooth, using a little water as needed.
- Add in ice and blend until thick and creamy. Do not over-blend, or you'll lose thickness and coldness. Enjoy right away!
I’m about to have abdominal surgery and have been told I’ll need a liquid diet afterward, but unfortunately I can’t have chocolate (not sure why). What can you recommend to take the place of the cacao?
Check out the Shamrock shake version Janice! Adding a little mint is wonderful here too. All the best with your surgery
LOVE this! SUper easy and delicious
This is SO GOOD !!!
I loved this.
Thoughts on making this a frozen treat?
Also thoughts on as a meal prep? Would this keep well in the fridge overnight? Probably just need to reblend in the morning for breakfast?
You know… I’ve tried and it’s not as good as when made instantly. Frankly what I do in summer (this is my favorite break ie!) is keep avocado frozen and just leave everything in my bullet prepped.
Excellent texture! I used cream. Will sub in some cocoa next time for more chocolatey flavor.
Can you sub in cocoa powder instead of cacao powder? Just find that cacao powder has a bitter taste to it. Not really a fan. Would the measurements be the same?
Totally fine to sub Malorie yes! It’s for baking when subbing one for the other becomes an issue. Hope you enjoy!
So so good. I felt like I was cheating on my keto diet. Thank you so much!! I will be making this a lot!!