How to Shake Up Your Day: 11 Delicious Recipes for Refreshing Shakes

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Consuming a functional shake is a great way to break a fast with dense nutrients, sufficient protein, and a small amount of carbs to restore the body. 

These are our editors favorite shakes, but honestly, there is an infinite number of combinations that you can make from the following recipes, which are merely guides. The first recipe is a template that you can alter to suit your particular tastes and hormone-based requirements. Generally, You should aim for 7 to 10 net carbs per meal to stay under the limit of 25 net carbs per day. we recommend using filtered water for all shake recipes.

The Basic Morning Shake for Ketosis

 

This great go-to shake is a perfect way to break your fast.

Serves 1

Liquid: 6–8 ounces filtered water or favorite liquid (such as unsweetened almond, coconut, or cashew milk)

Vegetables: 1/2–1 cup kale, spinach, mixed greens, and/or 1 scoop Reset360 Super Greens or another organic greens powder

Shake powder (optional): 1–2 scoops of a shake powder that provides a ketogenic ratio of 1:1 or better.

Fat: 1/4 of an avocado, 1–3 tablespoons flaxseed, 1–3 tablespoons soaked chia seeds (or other nuts or seeds), 1/2–1 tablespoon medium-chain triglyceride (MCT) oil or avocado oil, nut butters, or cacao nibs

Boosters: 1–2 scoops supplemental fiber such as Reset360 Daily Fiber or another source of fiber, spirulina or chlorella, dark cacao powder, orcinnamon

Ice: 6+ ice cubes

  1. In the jar of a high-speed blender, combine ingredients and whip to desired consistency.

Creamy Green Chia Shake

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I like to keep extra greens stacked in glass containers in my freezer so I can easily add them to shakes as desired. This shake is a delicious and nutritious way to get extra greens into your diet. Note that I soak the chia seeds in the morning before my workout, so there is plenty of time for the soluble fiber to soak up to ten to twelve times its weight in water, creating a gel-like consistency that makes the shake creamier. Drinking a shake containing this chia water increases satiety and can help with rebalancing hormones.

Serves 1

4 ounces filtered water

2–3 tablespoons chia seeds, depending on desired thickness

2–3 ounces frozen kale

⅓–¼ of an avocado, pit and skin removed

½ cup unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

1 scoop or ½ serving of Reset360 Keto Thrive powder in vanilla

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1 scoop organic greens powder

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

  1. In the jar of a high-speed blender, soak chia seeds in

filtered water for about 20 minutes before adding other

ingredients. Whip to desired consistency

Pumpkin Spice Shake 

Fresh pumpkin has more carbs than several other vegetables, but it provides many important nutrients, including vitamin A, lutein, and zeaxanthin, all of which may help protect your eyesight. For this recipe, you can roast a small (4–6 pound) pumpkin in the oven at 400 degrees F for about 30 to 45 minutes. Split the pumpkin in half and sprinkle with sea salt. Allow to cool, then store the pumpkin in the refrigerator for up to three days or in the freezer for up to three months.

Serves 1

4–6 ounces filtered water

¼ cup pumpkin puree

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon allspice

½ teaspoon nutmeg

¼ teaspoon cloves

Tiny peel of fresh ginger

½ cup unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

1–2 scoops of a ketogenic shake powder in vanilla

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

  1. In the jar of a high-speed blender, combine ingredients

and whip to desired consistency.

 

Post-Workout Shake 

I started using cranberries in my shakes during the lockdown,  when all the other frozen fruit was sold out. Turns out cranberries tend to be neglected, but they are a nutrient powerhouse, with only 4 net carbs per ½ cup. They add tartness and color to a shake, and it’s a good idea to aim for a variety of colors in your diet to help support immune resilience. Research shows that brightly colored vegetables and fruits are superior to most supplements in modulating immune function.

Serves 1

¼–½ cup cranberries

½ cup unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

1 scoop or ½ serving ketogenic shake powder in vanilla

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

Handful of nuts (such as macadamia nuts, or others, no more than 28 grams)

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

  1. Place all ingredients in the jar of a high-speed blender and whip to desired consistency.

 

Iced Coffee Collagen Shake 

This shake is a great way to get going in the morning—even when made with decaffeinated coffee. Think of it as a more nutritious version of a latte.

Serves 1

4 ounces unsweetened coffee or

decaffeinated coffee, frozen into cubes

¼–⅓ of an avocado, pit and skin removed

1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

1 scoop or serving of collagen or ketogenic shake powder in vanilla

½ teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

Handful of nuts (such as macadamia nuts, or others, no more than 28–30 grams)

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

  1. Place all ingredients in the jar of a high-speed blender and whip to desired consistency.

 

Almond Butter–Cacao Nib Shake 

This shake is like a liquid version of chocolate-almond bark.

Serves 1

6 ounces unsweetened almond milk

2 tablespoons chia seeds

1–2 scoops ketogenic shake powder

1–2 tablespoons almond butter

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

Handful of nuts (such as macadamia nuts, or others, no more than 28–30 grams)

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic

fiber

Optional: top with chopped almonds (1 teaspoon) and cacao nibs (1 teaspoon)

  1. Soak chia seeds in almond milk for 20 minutes. Place seeds, milk, and remaining ingredients in the jar of a high-speed blender and whip to desired consistency.

Dragon Fruit Shake

I’ve been experimenting with low-carb fruits like pitaya (dragon fruit). The amount in this shake does not change my blood sugar levels—it represents 5 net carbs.

Serves 1

1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

2 tablespoons chia seeds

2 scoops ketogenic shake powder in vanilla

1 scoop Reset360 organic greens powder or

½ cup frozen greens such as spinach or kale

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 50 grams pitaya (dragon fruit) or other low-carb fruit

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

  1. Soak chia seeds in milk for 5–10 minutes. Place all

ingredients in the jar of a high-speed blender and whip

to desired consistency.

Golden Milk Shake

Golden milk, or turmeric milk, is an anti-inflammatory drink that has been part of Indian food culture for many centuries. You will absorb the inflammation-fighting benefits of turmeric more readily if you combine it with fat.

Serves 1

1 cup unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

1 scoop ketogenic shake powder in vanilla

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

Golden mix: 1 teaspoon turmeric powder, ½

teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon, ½ inch freshly grated ginger root or ½ teaspoon powdered ginger, and ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

  1. Place all ingredients in the jar of a high-speed blender and whip to desired consistency.

 

Dark Chocolate–Sea Salt Shake

For the chocolate lover!

Serves 1

1 cup filtered water or unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

Handful of nuts (such as macadamia nuts, no more than 28 grams)

2 scoops ketogenic shake powder in chocolate

1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

1 tablespoon flaxseed

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon MCT oil

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

Optional: 1/8 teaspoon of coarse sea salt

  1. Place all ingredients except salt in the jar of a high speed blender and whip to desired consistency.

Optional: sprinkle with sea salt.

Carrot Cake Shake

This recipe is adapted from Kelly LeVeque, a celebrity nutritionist and bestselling author.

Serves 1

1 cup unsweetened almond milk

1–2 scoops ketogenic shake powder in vanilla

1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon almond butter

1 tablespoon flaxseed

½ cup chopped raw carrots (about 4 net carbs)

½ cup frozen riced cauliflower (about 1.5 net carbs)

Optional: handful of spinach

  1. Place all ingredients in the jar of a high-speed blender and whip to desired consistency.

 

Deep Green Shake

This shake is packed with detoxifying greens.

Serves 1

1 cup filtered water or unsweetened coconut milk (or other unsweetened nut milk)

½ cup of frozen dark leafy greens (spinach, kale, or the like)

Handful of nuts (such as macadamia nuts, no more than 28 grams)

2 scoops ketogenic shake powder in vanilla

1 tablespoon flaxseed

½ teaspoon cinnamon

¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

½–1 tablespoon MCT oil

6+ ice cubes

Optional: 1 scoop organic greens powder

Optional: 1 teaspoon spirulina

Optional: 1–2 scoops supplemental prebiotic fiber

  1. Place all ingredients in the jar of a high-speed blender

and whip to desired consistency.

 

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