7 Breakfast Smoothies For Diabetics

Smoothies have so many uses and so many benefits. Smoothies can even be customized to suit people with diabetes.

Drinking diabetic-friendly smoothies can prove extremely beneficial for people with diabetes. 

Not every smoothie can be diabetic-friendly, which is why it’s always best to make your own at home, with the right ingredients that are suitable for diabetics.

Breakfast Smoothies For Diabetics

If you are looking for a healthier breakfast, then you should try our breakfast smoothies for diabetics. They are not only good for you, but so easy to make and are so delicious!

Can Diabetics Have Smoothies For Breakfast?

Replacing your usual breakfast with a nice glass of smoothie can benefit your health so much.

This can be especially beneficial if you often have processed and unhealthy breakfasts.

Improving your diet as a diabetic is crucial in order to see improvement, and hopefully come off diabetes medicine completely. 

There are no guarantees, but improving your diet can have profound positive effects on your health.

Smoothies contain important nutrients, that your body needs, and consuming smoothies is a relatively easy way to get vital nutrients into your body.

Do Smoothies Help With Blood Sugar?

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Smoothies can be easily customized to help with blood sugar, but not all smoothies will help with blood sugar.

It’s important to make your own smoothies and use the right combination of ingredients that can aid blood sugar.

Low sugar, high fiber, and high protein smoothies can help greatly with blood pressure.

High-protein smoothies help slow down the absorption of food and nutrients, this can help slow down the speed at which sugar enters the bloodstream.

Our Breakfast Smoothie Recipes For Diabetics

We have worked hard to create the best possible breakfast smoothie for diabetics.

These smoothies should be included as part of a healthy diet, not the main source of nutrients.

As a disclaimer, do not claim that these smoothie recipes will cure your diabetes.  They are simply suitable for diabetics and can benefit diabetics, but we are not guaranteeing anything.

#1. Strawberry Smoothie For Diabetics

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Breakfast Strawberry Smoothie For Diabetics

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This strawberry smoothie for diabetics we have for you today is not only delicious but so nutritious too.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


Units Scale
  • 1/2 cup/75g frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 cup/75g ice cubes
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp almond butter (unsweetened )
  • 200 ml almond milk (unsweetened )


  1. Prepare the ingredients.
  2. Add all your ingredients to into a high-speed blender.
  3. Blitz until smooth. For about 3-4 minutes.
  4. Serve and enjoy!


Best consumed straight away once it’s made.

  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 176
  • Sugar: 4
  • Fat: 11.1
  • Carbohydrates: 10.2
  • Fiber: 5.4
  • Protein: 5

This is a delicious breakfast smoothie that is low sugar, and low calorie, making it a healthy breakfast alternative for diabetics, especially if they need to lose weight.

Strawberries are fine for consumption by diabetics, however, the amount needs to be kept to a minimum. Which we have done for this recipe.

We think you will absolutely love it. Our uncle who is diabetic, loved it, and he rarely likes anything that has fruit in it.

#2. High Protein Sugar-Free Spinach Smoothie

As mentioned above, protein is key to stabilizing your blood sugar. 

This is a high-fiber, high-protein smoothie, and also low carb, making it a  great smoothie for breakfast for diabetics. 

The spinach smoothie is also sugar-free, so it won’t raise your blood sugar or anything of that kind.

#3. Keto Avocado Peanut Butter Smoothie

This is a delicious protein diabetic-friendly smoothie, full of healthy fats for a healthy breakfast.

The smoothie will keep you feeling full for hours, allowing you to cut down on snacks.

#4. Low Carb Breakfast Smoothie

If you love coffee in the morning, then this smoothie is going to give you that!

This is a low-carb smoothie, that tastes delicious and is also so filling.

It also has notes of chocolate, thanks to the dash of quality cacao powder that is added to the smoothie.

#5. Keto Sea Moss Smoothie

Sea moss is extremely rich in so many minerals and vitamins. 

Sea moss is also beneficial for maintaining muscle mass and it also aids in weight loss, protonating the feeling of fullness.

If you haven’t tried eating sea moss before, start by adding smaller amounts, because the taste can be quite strong.

#6. Low Carb Cottage Cheese Smoothie

Cottage cheese is naturally low in calories and high in protein.

Furthermore, cottage cheese adds really nice creamy texture to the smoothies, making them even more satisfying.

The smoothie contains strawberries, avocado, spinach, and coconut milk alongside cottage cheese.

#7. Purple Cabbage Smoothie

Cabbage is incredibly good for your digestion. And it has so many other benefits too, including aiding weight loss.

The high fiber amount of this smoothie is excellent for helping stabilize your blood glucose levels.

According to Everyday Health, fiber can be extremely helpful to your blood glucose.

Adding fiber to your meals can help stabilize blood sugar levels and avoid any spikes. This is because fiber slows down the digestive process in the body.

A serving of this purple cabbage smoothie contains 5.5g of fiber.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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