This Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl is zucchini bread in a bowl! It tastes so good, you won’t believe it is packed with a full CUP of zucchini. Kids will love this recipe too!
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Are you ready for a keto-friendly zucchini bread in a bowl that is packed with healthy vegetables without the taste of vegetables?! I’ve been eating this Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl a lot lately, trying to enjoy zucchini as much as possible before the last of it dries up in the grocery stores. It is so good and I can’t wait to share it with you!
Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl makes the perfect healthy keto meal replacement. It gives you a big serving of veggies, plenty of fat, and a fantastic flavor… who can argue with that?! If you want, you can even add some protein powder to it to further boost the protein content.
Kids will love this recipe too if you’re trying to sneak some extra veggies into their diet. And if you are trying to sneak some extra veggies into your diet, make sure to check out my 7-Day Keto Green Smoothie Cleanse.
Now let’s make a smoothie bowl!
Ingredients Needed to Make a Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl
Ingredient quantities are located in the recipe card at the end of the post.
Swerve Confectioners Sugar Replacement: If you’re looking for a sugar substitute, you’ll love Swerve Confectioners! It uses (natural) sugar alcohols which have zero effect on blood sugar, meaning you can subtract them from the net carb count. (That gives Swerve zero net carbs.) It also measures just like sugar, so there isn’t any guessing about how much to use. I purchase the 48 oz. bags because they are convenient and a much better price per ounce than the 12 oz. bags.
Swerve Brown Sugar Replacement: This brown sugar alternative truly has the taste and texture of the real thing!
- Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
- Heavy whipping cream
- Vanilla extract
- And of course: zucchini!
How to Make a Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl
This is just a quick overview of how to make keto-friendly zucchini bread smoothie. For the recipe in detail, scroll to the recipe card at the end of the post.
First, prepare your zucchini: Deseed it (but don’t peel it!) and then either shred it or chop it. Next, stick it in the freezer until frozen (at least four hours). FYI – shredding it will give you an easier blending experience, but chopping it will make the smoothie a bit thicker. Try it both ways and see how you like it!
Then add all ingredients to a blender or food processor…
and pulse until fully combined and your desired texture, taking breaks when/if needed.
TIP: If your appliance has trouble with the frozen zucchini, you can let the frozen zucchini thaw for 5-8 minutes first before using it.
Pour into a bowl and top with walnuts.
Peeling the Zucchini: Yes or No?
I highly recommend that you do NOT peel your zucchini. The reason for this is because most of the nutrients are in the peel! Peeling it defeats the purpose of the nutritious zucchini addition in this smoothie bowl, and I promise you won’t notice it other than a few green bits in your smoothie bowl.
How to Serve Your Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl
I love smoothie bowls because they slow down the smoothie-drinking process (a smoothie can go fast if you’re not careful!), plus the top makes a wonderful home for additional smoothie toppings. I’m serving this smoothie bowl with walnuts, but feel free to top your smoothie bowl with:
- Chia seeds
- Unsweetened coconut flakes
- A few low-carb berries
- A dollop of nut butter
How to Boost the Protein Content of a Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl
As you’ll see in the nutrition facts below, this smoothie is a bit low on protein. If you want to boost the protein content, you can add a half or whole scoop of this protein powder:
This protein powder contains only 1g net carbs per serving and 25g protein. It is delicious in keto smoothies!
Once you have some on hand, you can also make my Keto French Toast Loaf!
Nutrition Facts for Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl
With the walnuts topping:
- 339 calories
- 33g fat
- 5g protein
- 6.3g net carbs
If you want to reduce the carbs slightly, you can skip the walnut topping:
- 243 calories
- 23g fat
- 3g protein
- 5.3g net carbs
Try The 7-Day Keto Green Smoothie Cleanse!
If the idea of sneaking more veggies into your keto diet appeals to you, you’ll want to check out The 7-Day Keto Green Smoothie Cleanse. Hundreds of ketoers have used it to lose weight, supercharge their body, and crush carb cravings… you can be next!
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Keto Zucchini Bread Smoothie Bowl
- Prior to making this recipe, you'll need to prepare your zucchini. Deseed it (but don't peel it!) and then either shred it or chop it. Next, stick it in the freezer until frozen (at least four hours). FYI - shredding it will give you an easier blending experience, but chopping it will make the smoothie a bit thicker. Try it both ways and see how you like it!
- If you've chopped your zucchini, break it into a few smaller chunks before using it, if possible.
- Pulse in a food processor or high-powered blender (like a Vitamiuntil fully combined and at your desired texture (I like mine a little chunky, but you can completely liquify yours if you’d like). Be patient (you don’t want to burn out your appliance’s motor), taking breaks when needed, and do not add any extra liquid. Scrape down the sides as needed.
- Pour into a small bowl and top with chopped walnuts.
If you want to reduce the carbs slightly, you can skip the walnut topping. The nutrition facts without the topping are:
- 243 calories
- 23g fat
- 3g protein
- 5.3g net carbs
Nutrition facts are included as a courtesy only. They are accurate to the best of our knowledge based on the ingredients and brands used, but their accuracy is not guaranteed. If applicable, sugar alcohols have already been removed from the total carb count.