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6 Low Sugar Smoothie Recipes (By Smoothie Experts)

6 low sugar smoothie recipes (by smoothie experts) for you to try if you are trying to cut down on sugar.
Most smoothies are often quite high on sugar, but typically that’s from the natural sugars from fruit, not added sugar. This type of sugar isn’t as bad as white sugar. But, even with fruit sugar, too much can still be harmful.

We worked at smoothie king, that’s how we found our passion for smoothies. We wanted to share all our smoothie knowledge with recipes suitable for every diet. So, today we put together 6 of the best low-sugar smoothies we have created.

6 Low Sugar Smoothie Recipes (By Smoothie Experts)

How Do You Reduce Sugar In Smoothies?

There are several things you could do, to reduce the amount of sugar in your smoothies:

  • Use less sweet fruits
  • Sub milk and fruit juices for plain water
  • Use unsweetened versions of products such as nut butter or protein powders
  • Instead of banana, use chia seeds or flaxseeds to thicken your smoothies

Are Smoothies With No Added Sugar Healthy?

It really depends on how you make your smoothies. You can make healthier low-sugar smoothies than sugary smoothies. it all depends on how you prepare them and what you put in them.
Green smoothies are a great example of low-sugar smoothies that are extremely healthy.

6 Low Sugar Smoothie Recipes (By Smoothie Experts)

We have a big selection of low sugar smoothie recipes such as low sugar smoothie recipes for diabetics, low sugar high protein smoothie recipes, & low sugar breakfast smoothies. Let’s begin.

1. Keto Green Smoothie (4.8g of sugar per serving)

Keto Green Smoothie

This is our top favorite low-sugar smoothie recipe. It’s keto-friendly, tasty, healthy, and just bursting with nutrition.
Preparing and making this smoothie is super easy too, you just have to wash your greens, blend them up, and voila.

Healthy Keto Green Smoothie

Healthy Keto Green Smoothie

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Healthy Keto Green Smoothie - that's full of detoxing properties, is low on calories, almost completely sugar-free, and super easy to make.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1
Calories 233 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1-2 tsp of freshly minced ginger
  • 1 pitted date
  • 1 cup/250ml of cold water
  • 1/2 lemon - juice only
  • 1/2 avocado pitted and flesh scooped out

Instructions
 

  • All the ingredients are added to a blender once prepared.
  • Blitz until smooth and serve!

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you could refrigerate and drink the next day. Just stir it all.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingSugar: 4.8gFiber: 6.3gCalories: 233kcalFat: 8.8gProtein: 1.4gCarbohydrates: 7.9g
Keyword beakfastsmoothie, detoxing smoothie, healthy, keto smoothie, smoothie
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2. Diabetic-Friendly Green Smoothie (12.1g of sugar per serving)

Diabetic-Friendly Green Smoothie

This smoothie has slightly more sugar per serving, but it’s suitable for diabetics and made with diabetic-approved ingredients.

Diabetic-Friendly Green Smoothie

Diabetic-Friendly Green Smoothie

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A smoothie with 5 different greens, Diabetic-Friendly Green Smoothie - all immune-boosting, super nutritious, and detoxing. A perfect way to start the day!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1
Calories 189 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup/30g of spinach
  • 1/4 avocado flesh scooped out
  • 1 medium-sized green apple diced
  • 1/2 cucumber diced
  • 1 cup/200ml of cold water
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 small handful of celery diced

Instructions
 

  • Wash the fresh veggies and prepare them as described above.
  • Add all ingredients to a blender, and blitz until completely smooth. About 2-3 minutes.

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingSugar: 12.1gFiber: 6.3gCalories: 189kcalFat: 7.6gProtein: 1.9gCarbohydrates: 15.3g
Keyword beakfastsmoothie, detoxing, diabetic-friendly, green smoothie, healthy, smoothie
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3. Matcha Power Smoothie (4.4g of sugar per serving)

matcha smoothie

This smoothie is an antioxidant explosion, beautifully green, and full of goodness. It is dairy-free and vegan-friendly.

Matcha Power Detox Smoothie

Matcha Power Detox Smoothie

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An extremely nutritious drink, this Matcha Power Detox Smoothie is perfect to get your day started. It is loaded with detoxing ingredients, and it's completely vegan as well!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2
Calories 99 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1/4 tbsp of matcha powder we used this one
  • 1/4 of cucumber
  • 1 tbsp of freshly minced ginger
  • 2 handfuls of spinach
  • 1/2 green apple
  • 1/2 cup/110ml of water
  • 1 tbsp of detox supefood blend we used this one (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Wash the cucumber and apple. Trim the apple. Mince the ginger and wash the spinach.
  • Then add all the ingredients onto a blender and blitz untill completely smooth. About 3 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you could refrigerate and drink the next day. Just stir it all.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingSugar: 4.4gFiber: 6.3gCalories: 99kcalFat: 0.2gProtein: 1.7gCarbohydrates: 9.8g
Keyword beakfastsmoothie, green, healthy, smoothie
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4. Sugar-Free Keto Smoothie (1.1g of sugar per serving)

Sugar-Free Keto Smoothie

This smoothie is one of the lowest sugar smoothies ever. What’s really cool about this sugar-free smoothie, is the fact that it still tastes good and refreshing, regardless of the lack of sweetness or sugar.

Healthy Keto Green Smoothie

Healthy Keto Green Smoothie

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Healthy Keto Green Smoothie - that's full of detoxing properties, is low on calories, almost completely sugar-free, and super easy to make.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1
Calories 233 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1-2 tsp of freshly minced ginger
  • 1 pitted date
  • 1 cup/250ml of cold water
  • 1/2 lemon - juice only
  • 1/2 avocado pitted and flesh scooped out

Instructions
 

  • All the ingredients are added to a blender once prepared.
  • Blitz until smooth and serve!

Notes

Best consumed straight away, however, you could refrigerate and drink the next day. Just stir it all.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingSugar: 4.8gFiber: 6.3gCalories: 233kcalFat: 8.8gProtein: 1.4gCarbohydrates: 7.9g
Keyword beakfastsmoothie, detoxing smoothie, healthy, keto smoothie, smoothie
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5. Heavy Metal Detox Smoothie Recipe (8.8g of sugar per serving)

Heavy Metal Detox Smoothie Recipe

If you are worried that you might have been eating a bit too much fish recently, and have a bit too much heavy metal in your body, you have to try this smoothie.
Oh, if you don’t like cilantro, you will need to skip this smoothie! Only cilantro lovers are welcomed here 😀

Heavy Metal Detox Smoothie Recipe

Heavy Metal Detox Smoothie Recipe

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A Heavy metal detox smoothie recipe for you today.. A prove detox smoothie that actually tastes good and it's good for you!
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 4 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 1
Calories 188 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 5-6 leaves of cilantro washed
  • 1 tbsp of freshly minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp of plain yogurt with live cultures
  • 1/2 cup/75g of wild blueberries or organic blueberries
  • 1 lemon - juiced
  • 1/4 tsp of matcha green tea powder
  • 1/2 cup/125ml of ice cold water

Instructions
 

  • All the ingredients are added to a blender and blitzed until smooth.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away.

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingSugar: 8.8gFiber: 6.3gCalories: 188kcalFat: 2.1gProtein: 3.4gCarbohydrates: 14.3g
Keyword beakfastsmoothie, detox smoothie, healthy, heavy metal detox, heavy metal detox smoothie, low carb smoothie, smoothie
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6. Kale Smoothie (8.8g of sugar per servng)

kale smoothie

This smoothie is purely sweetened with 4 dates only. Although this smoothie is low on sugar, it actually has the perfect sweetness. Everything in this smoothie wors well, and can also aid weight loss.

FAQs:

6 Low Sugar Smoothie Recipes (By Smoothie Experts)

Does a Smoothie Need Sugar?

Most smoothies are created with fruit or even have added syrups like honey or maple syrup.
However,  you can certainly make smoothies without or with very little sugar.

Do Homemade Smoothies Have a Lot Of Sugar?

It really depends on how you make your homemade smoothies. The total amount of sugar will very much depend on what you add to your blender.
You can certainly make low-sugar homemade smoothies.

Is a Smoothie a Day Too Much Sugar?

Again, it very much depends on what you add to your smoothies. A smoothie a day, especially homemade smoothies are perfectly good for you, as they provide you with fresh fruit and vegetables and plenty of nutrients.

Does Blending Fruit Release More Sugar?

No, it doesn’t. Fruit will have just as much sugar if eaten whole or blended. The amount doesn’t change.
If a fruit contains 12g of sugar, if you eat it whole, you will get 12g of sugar, if you blend it, you will still get 12g of sugar.

Is Fruit Smoothie Too Much Sugar?

Fruit smoothies without any added syrups or white sugars are absolutely fine. Fruit contains fructose, which is a different type of sugar. Furthermore, fruit contains fiber, which prevents you from having fast sugar highs and crashed as white sugar does.

Summary:

Smoothies can be made less sweet, but still, be as healthy for you as sweet smoothies. if you are looking at cutting down sugar, even fruit sugar, then you should try these 6 recipes we provided, and we hope you enjoy them!
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