Who doesn’t love the fabulous holiday known for the gold coins & leprechauns, shamrocks and lots of beer? People all over the world swear by this cheerful holiday, and not only because of the beer dyed green! Similar to most holidays, St. Patty’s day is also known for the delicious food. Instead of avoiding the sugar-loaded sweets and drinks, stay on track with your fitness thanks to this healthy shamrock shake! Don’t worry, you don’t have to forego the holiday festivities…just look how adorable and cheerful this smoothie is!
Just picture your friends and family complaining about all of the calories they’ve just consumed, and then picture yourself: guilt-free! Your healthy green shamrock shake will leave you feeling full, and satisfied, oh, and with no regrets! Not only does it take under 5 minutes to make, it also uses no refined sugar, and only natural ingredients!
If you’re on Instagram, or even Google, then you know how popular healthy food blogs have become in recent years. Foodies are taking to the Internet, and posting and sharing their impressive recipes for all to enjoy. Wouldn’t consider yourself a cook? Don’t count yourself out yet, there’s a food blog for everyone!
We found this shamrock shake recipe on one of our favorite foodie blogs, and couldn’t resist sharing it! We are especially in love with it because everything is vegan! In this particular recipe, you can use any type of milk you want, even soy or almond! We hope our vegan (and non-vegan) readers love and enjoy this tasty recipe…because we sure do!
Total Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving
- 1 overripe large frozen banana
- cacao nibs or chocolate chips, as desired
- 1/8 tsp to 1/4 tsp pure peppermint extract
- 1 cup milk of choice
- optional, 1/4 cup frozen spinach
- optional, 1/8 tsp salt