Keto Treats to Prevent Boredom

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This post is sponsored by Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Mike and I are both still going strong on the keto diet. We are both down over 25 pounds and feel amazing. However, as with most lifestyle changes, challenges arise.

To prevent boredom and increase variety, I’m constantly scoping out products at my jewel-osco. My latest purchase, Atkins® Shakes, are helping us in a few areas.

Atkins Shakes.

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Jewel-Osco mobile app on the coupon screen.

Keto Challenges

Switching to a low-carb lifestyle has been extremely rewarding for us. Aside from the weight loss, we both feel better overall. My blood sugar is now stable, and my mental health has drastically improved. Mike’s blood pressure is loads better, and his joint pain is completely gone.

Because we intend on eating this way indefinitely, we have to face any challenges head on. Here are some of the hurdles we’ve faced and how to handle them.

Atkins Shakes - chocolate and mocha.


When you make a change in your diet, it’s easy to get into a rut and eat the same things over and over again. I’m extremely guilty of this.

There’s no need for Groundhog Day when it comes to keto meals. People can eat from almost all food groups and if you’re craving something, there’s most likely an alternative.

Experiment with recipes, buy different foods, and keep an eye out when you’re strolling the aisles of jewel-osco. Always try new foods and snacks to keep things interesting. Don’t forget to hit up the nutritional supplement section—that’s where I found Atkin Shakes!

Atkins shakes in front of Jewel-Osco bag.

Convenience Food

Listen, I am not a person that likes to be in the kitchen all day. We have to have convenient food and snack options in this household. If everything we eat requires a ton of preparation, it’s not going to work out.

Atkins Shakes are an excellent household staple. The creamy, filling, and delicious shakes are so versatile that I can’t believe we didn’t have them on hand sooner.

The shakes are good for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and even dessert. The Atkins Milk Chocolate Delight has satisfied Mike’s chocolate milk craving. Atkins Mocha Latte makes me stop missing frapuccinos.

Chocolate Atkins shake in a jar.

To-go Food Options

Mike leaves for work at all hours of the day. His schedule is all over the place. On early mornings, he’s rushing out the door with no time for breakfast.

Since he works so hard, skipping breakfast is not an option for him. Enter Atkins Shakes once again to save the day. He can easily grab a shake from the fridge to enjoy during the ride to work.

Mike leaving for work with an Atkins Shake.

Keto Desserts

Two people with gigantic sweet teeth stop eating sugar—what? Keto dessert options are a must to keep us interested.

Thankfully, the shelves of jewel-osco are stocked with items to create low-carb sweets and treats.

Atkins shake, whipped cream, and jar of chocolate shake.

In fact, Atkins Shakes are perfect to use as a dessert. Trust me, they are tasty enough on their own, but with a few tiny tweaks, you can turn one into a delicious dessert for two.

Simply blend one of the Atkins Shakes with ice, layer with homemade keto whipped cream (recipe below), and top with sugar-free chocolate chips for a satisfying dessert that won’t derail your diet.

Low-carb chocolate shake with whipped cream and chips.

The shakes are keto-friendly when used with Atkins ketogenic programs. Add them into your balanced diet with healthy fats, moderate protein, and fiber-rich foods.

Atkins Milk Chocolate Delight.

Atkins Shakes Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts for 11 oz Milk Chocolate Delight (other flavors may vary):

  • Calories: 160
  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Total Carb: 5g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 1g
  • Net Carbs: 2g
  • Protein: 15g
Homemade keto whipped cream.

How to Make Keto Whipped Cream

It’s beyond easy to whip up some homemade keto whipped cream.


  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon erythritol
  1. Mix heavy whipping cream until it forms soft peaks.
  2. Add sweetener and mix on medium speed.
  3. You can add more flavor by using extracts, but I like the 2-ingredient option. Should you choose to add an extract, mix it in slowly after the sweetener.

This is not medical advice. Please consult your doctor or a professional coach before switching to a new diet plan.

Figure out your macros! Use this Keto Calculator (affiliate link) to help you calculate the ideal macros to help you reach your goals.

Next try this keto chocolate mug cake that’s sure to satisfy that cake craving!

Be sure to visit your local jewel-osco to grab Atkin Shakes!

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  1. I love this idea to use the protein drink to make a milkshake! I have a friend that drinks protein shakes every day, I’ll have to suggest this to her.

  2. Yum I’ve had these shakes and I really enjoyed them.The whipped cream is a wonderful addition I will have to give it a try!

  3. Congrats on your weight loss. I am glad that the Keto plan is working out for you. I love the Atkins shakes and they do taste delicious for those who have never tried it before. I would advise to drink these shakes cold.

  4. Keto whipped cream was the first thing I made when I went keto. It surely helps to satisfy the sweet tooth I always had!

  5. These sound delicious. I need to check these out, I am doing low carb. I think I will check out the ingredients next time I go to the grocery store.

  6. Love the idea of the whipped cream! Very good idea and looks delicious. I hear these are great shakes!

  7. This looks absolutely delicious to consume. This is going to be good for kids and for adults also. Keto is my jam.

  8. i’m not on the keto diet but i do drink atkins shakes as i have GP and i’m a WLS pt as well. It get complicated lol. I love the taste and you can add them to a lot of different recipes.

  9. I am trying to do keto but kind of can’t keep up with it. Maybe if I used atkins to help me keep my carbs under control it would be easier!

  10. I think I might love these shakes. They seem to be really smoothie-like. Looks great. I am going to try one to see how they taste. Chocolate flavor is a huge plus.

  11. I am so happy there are products on the market fitting more and more dietary needs! This is gonna be great for anyone on the keto diet!

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