Low Carb Chocolate Mint Smoothie

Chocolate Mint has always been my favourite flavour and the reason for this Chocolate Mint Smoothie.  As a child I always loved eating those After Eight mints, you know those little squares with the white mint cream and the chocolate coating.  I must have eaten thousands of which I’m sure had a tonne of sugar and probably had a part in my diabetes.

Today we are lucky to have access to quality chocolate made with great ingredients that are not overloaded with crazy amounts of sugar.  Thanks to the awesome folks at Coco Polo, we now have low carb chocolates that us diabetics can eat without spiking our blood sugars out the roof. 

If I eat too much chocolate I will get a spike and need to limit how much I eat in one sitting.  Their chocolate is very good.

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I am so glad we now have options to satisfy our sweet tooth cravings.  There are plenty of diabetic recipes available to give us plenty of ideas. Simply, search for low carb recipes, keto recipes, low carb desserts or any combination of these words and you will find a plethora of amazing recipes. 

One of my recent recipes Sexy Keto Pudding seems to be a favourite for many people.  Simple to make and can be modified for your needs and tastes, just like many of the recipes I share on I Hacked Diabetes.

Mint Flavour

This Low Carb Chocolate Mint Smoothie gets the chocolate flavour by dipping the rim of the glass in a chocolate ganache. The mint flavour is from the smoothie.  This way you get a taste of chocolate with every sip.  Check out this video to see how I made the chocolate rim and enjoy the recipe below.

Nutrition: Per serving (recipe yields 2 servings) 
Calories: 292
Fat: 27g
Protein: 8g
Carbs: 8g
Fibre: 4g
Net Carbs: 4g

Low Carb Chocolate Mint Smoothie

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Chocolate Mint has always been my favourite flavour and the reason for this Chocolate Mint Smoothie.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 292 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Chocolate Rimmed Glass

  • 1.25 oz of dark chocolate | I Use This!
  • 2 tbsp of heavy cream

For the Mint Smoothie

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk cream from a can | I Use This!
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk | I Use This!
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil | I Use This!
  • 1/2 tsp pure mint extract | I Use This!
  • 1 leaves mint
  • 1 tbsp Philosopie Cacao Magic Superfood Protein | I Use This!
  • 1 tsp chia seeds | I Use This!
  • 10 drops of stevia | I Use This!

Instructions
 

For the Chocolate Rimmed Glass

  • Over a double boiler melt the chocolate
  • Add Heavy Cream and stir until well combined
  • Pour mixture into a narrow/deep bowl or dish that will allow your glass to fit
  • Dip your glass into the chocolate filled bowl to rim the glass

For the Mint Smoothie

  • Place coconut milk in the fridge 2 hours before making this recipe
  • Remove coconut milk from fridge, coconut cream will have formed at the top of the can
  • Use a spoon to scoop out the cream and place into blender
  • Mix remaining ingredients in a blender
  • Blend for about 30 seconds
  • Once blended pour into chocolate dipped glass (I used a funnel to pour so I don’t mess up the chocolate rim)
Keyword chocolate, low carb, mint

Chocolate Mint Smoothie Recipe

Chocolate Mint Smoothie

Ingredients

For the Chocolate Rimmed Glass

  • 1.25 oz of dark chocolate | I Use This!
  • 2 tbsp of heavy cream

For the Mint Smoothie

Instructions

For the Chocolate Rimmed Glass

  1. Over a double boiler melt the chocolate
  2. Add Heavy Cream, stir until combined
  3. Pour mixture into a narrow/deep bowl or dish that will allow your glass to fit
  4. Dip your glass into the chocolate filled bowl to rim the glass

For the Mint Smoothie

  1. Refrigerate the coconut milk for 2 hours
  2. Remove coconut milk from fridge, coconut cream will have formed at the top of the can
  3. Use a spoon to scoop out the cream and place into blender
  4. Mix remaining ingredients in a blender
  5. Blend for about 30 seconds
  6. Pour into chocolate dipped glass with a funnel

Modify this low carb keto and diabetic friendly smoothie to meet your tastes and needs.  Some people don’t like the taste of stevia, feel free to use your favourite sweetener that works for you.

I play around with different sweeteners and flavours I rebuild my relationship with food and learn to create low carb recipes that help me to reverse diabetes.

If you live in Canada and are shopping for more diabetic friendly products visit Switch Grocery.

Disclosure: Switch Grocery does provide me with free products to sample on occasion.  However, I am not paid to use or promote their products.  I will only promote products that I have personally tried and enjoyed.

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