Healthy Shamrock Shake Recipe

Skip the green beer this St. Patrick's Day, and make a healthy (and delicious!) smoothie instead.
healthy shamrock shake with a gold sprinkles rim

Healthy Shamrock Shake

Detox from all that green beer with a healthy version of the traditional shamrock shake this St. Patrick's Day.

Ingredients

  • 3 frozen bananas
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 teaspoons natural unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon chopped mint leaves
  • gold sprinkles (optional)

Instructions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender or smoothie maker. Garnish with chocolate chips, mint leaves and a gold sprinkles rim. To rim glass, place sprinkles in a plate. Dip glass rim into hot water, then into plate filled with sprinkles.

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