Shamrock Smoothie {Healthy Recipe} St Patrick’s Day

shamrock smoothie st patrick's day healthy recipe

 

It’s that time of year again and the Shamrock Shakes at McDonald’s are back on the menu. I’m a total sucker for that minty goodness but the amount of calories and ….stuff….. in them make me back away each time. That being said, I decided to create my own healthy version of the shamrock shake – and here it is – the Shamrock Smoothie! All the great deliciousness but with all healthy ingredients! It makes a great breakfast smoothie or you can be like me and enjoy it anytime of the day 🙂

This recipe makes 1 large smoothie (2 kid sized smoothies) so if you need more just double or triple the recipe. Enjoy!

Shamrock Smoothie {Healthy Recipe} St Patrick's Day
 
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A delicious and healthy Shamrock Smoothie
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Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 2 handfuls fresh spinach
  • ⅔ cup greek yogurt (non fat plain)
  • ¼ cup milk (I used Almond milk, low fat)
  • 2 tsp Agave syrup (or more if you like it real sweet)
  • ¼ tsp peppermint extract (add a tad more if you like it very minty)
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Throw everything (except ice) into a Vitamix, blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Add ice and once more, blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

shamrock smoothie st patrick's day healthy recipe

jessica

About Jessica Acs

Originally from Victoria BC, Canada, I'm now living in Chicago IL. I mostly just make mini albums now, and I’m the author of Memory Makers Book: “Outstanding Mini Albums”, 2009. I am a Certified Ranger Educator and I previously taught classes in Vancouver BC, as well as at Scrapbooking Conventions around the USA. I'm also an Exotic Animal Trainer/ Wildlife Educator and with my husband we do educational live animal shows for schools, parties and events. We literally have a small zoo at our home, with over 70 different animals. To add even more excitement to our lives, we recently became new parents when we welcomed our baby girl, Ava, in July 2012. As well as here at Homeketeers, I can be found over on my other 2 sites: www.jessicaacs.com and www.outstandingminialbums.com

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