Low-carb ginger smoothie

Low-carb ginger smoothie

How much do we love smoothies? This one’s dairy free and made with coconut milk. Mix up a big batch for the whole family. Simple. Delicious. Low carb. Need we say more?

Low-carb ginger smoothie

How much do we love smoothies? This one’s dairy free and made with coconut milk. Mix up a big batch for the whole family. Simple. Delicious. Low carb. Need we say more?
USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 13 cup 80 ml coconut milk or coconut cream
  • 23 cup 160 ml water
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 oz. 28 g frozen spinach
  • 2 tsp 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated

Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Mix all ingredients together. Start with 1 tablespoon lime and increase the amount to taste.
  2. Sprinkle with some grated ginger and serve. So tasty!!

Tips

Prep your smoothies ahead of time to ease the morning rush. They last in the fridge for up to 2 days. Use an air tight lid and remember to shake well before drinking!

About the recipe

This recipe comes from Fanny Lindkvist, who runs a popular Swedish blog and the Instagram account LessCarbs.

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28 comments

  1. Eric
    How about a strict low carb sauerbraten recipe?
    Might be a great way to add vinegar to the last meal of the day

    Thanks Eric

  2. Ben
    Could you switch the lime juice for a teaspoon of Instant coffee or Cocoa powder?
  3. Christy
    Watch out, I accidentally used cream of coconut instead of coconut cream. Didn't realize my mistake until afterwards when I got a huge blood sugar spike. Coconut Cream: 3 TB = 3 g carbs, Cream of Coconut: 3 TB = 31.5 g carbs. ? I'll be checking my food labels MUCH more carefully from now on. ?
  4. Hillol Ray
    Thank you Dr. Eric. Wants to know more from you..
  5. Nicole
    what's the difference between coconut cream and cream of coconut? Can you give examples please?
    Reply: #6
  6. Shira
    I believe that cream of coconut has added sugar and is processed. One brand I can think of is coco lopez. Check the can to make sure your coconut cream is just that - coconut cream.
  7. Nancy
    can you use fresh spinach
  8. kjmca
    I'm a bit cautious of fresh ginger in drinks due to some disappointments in past recipes but this was delicious and perfect for a summer morning.
    I used fresh baby spinach and fresh ginger and added some avocado and a little bit of stevia, and those lime, ginger and sweet flavours mix together perfectly and just pop! The avocado and coconut cream provided the perfect amount of creaminess and with a bit of ice, it was really refreshing. Thanks for a great recipe!
  9. Amanda
    Cream of coconut is used for pina coladas. Coconut cream is in the cooking isle next to coconut milk usually, and most brands usually carry both of those cooking ingredients. Thai Kitchen is the most common brand I've seen.
  10. Olets
    I forgot the fresh ginger the first time I made this and it was delicious. Will try it again with the ginger.
  11. Oleta
    Also I did use fresh spinach instead of frozen
  12. Tamara
    ooh I love you all, but this was terrible. The lime took over :( I followed the recipe, shoulda add something else I guess. Please revise this recipe. Had to swallow it cause I was hungry!
  13. Baker
    I'll try fresh ingredients and frozen! The GINGER will be the most important and healthy ingredient... I have been using GINGER for 3 Years straight in just about every meal... Best probiotic... I have had as much as a sniff in that time... I HAD terrible sinuses for years.
  14. Lauren
    I cannot have coconut . Is it possible to substitute with almond paste?
    Reply: #15
  15. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I cannot have coconut . Is it possible to substitute with almond paste?

    Almond milk would work well.

  16. Jennifer
    This is so delicious & refreshing, I added a little bit of xylitol for sweetness. It tastes just like a key lime milkshake.
  17. Stephanie
    How much ice should I add to make it a frozen type smoothie?
  18. Melinda
    I don't like it very much. I'm not a fan
  19. Jax Lily
    Can I substitute the lime for something else? I'm deathly allergic to all citrus.
    Reply: #20
  20. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Can I substitute the lime for something else? I'm deathly allergic to all citrus.

    If you are allergic to all citrus, it may be best to just avoid it altogether.

  21. Amy L
    Is supposed to make such a small amount?
  22. patricia.anne.lambert
    Are there recipes for vegetable smoothies that don't use milk, yoghurt, or almond/coconut milks?
    Reply: #23
  23. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Are there recipes for vegetable smoothies that don't use milk, yoghurt, or almond/coconut milks?

    What kind of liquid did you have in mind?

  24. Jane
    Any way to make it thicker?
    Replies: #25, #26
  25. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    Any way to make it thicker?

    I'm not entirely sure, but you may want to try adding less water or perhaps adding more spinach.

  26. Sophie

    Any way to make it thicker?

    Try adding some avocado, it helps cream it up a bit.

  27. Sara Lundblad
    Are you sure the quantities are right, that is tiny smoothie for 1...?!
  28. Sara Lundblad
    This is wrong, I looked it up on Fannys page there should be an avocado per serving and 100 ml coconut per person. 150 ml water etc

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