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Satisfying Breakfast Shake

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (4 Reviews)


Updated May 23, 2014

Satisfying Breakfast Shake
This shake is designed to get you going (with coffee, but you can use decaf) and keep you going through the morning (with the medium-chain fatty acids in the coconut milk). The flax seed meal adds fiber and lots of other good things, but you could also add fiber in the form of "Benefiber" or some similar preparation. If you're not a fan of coffee, try this similar Berry Shake.


  • 1 cup coffee, cold (can use instant coffee and water to taste)
  • 1 scoop low carb protein powder (I used "Designer Protein" for my calculations), vanilla or chocolate
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 Tablespoons Flax Seed Meal (or see above)
  • Sweetener to taste (I like liquid forms of Splenda - no carbs)
  • 3-4 ice cubes


Blend it all up together. You can do it in a shaker cup if you don't care about it being thicker or don't want to wash the blender.

Nutritional Information: Each serving has 5.5 grams effective carbohydrate plus 5 grams fiber, 23 grams protein, and 403 calories.
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 5 out of 5
love this shake, Guest squirrel

Have made this several times now and really enjoy it. The only changes I made are as follows: I used Almond Breeze Vanilla Flavored Milk instead of the coconut. I also slowly add 1/2 tsp of xanthan gum to the shake as the blender is running, then add the ice cubes one at a time. This makes a very nice, thick smoothie. When I tire of the same old thing for breakfast, this is a very nice change, especially on warm, humid mornings.

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