We all love the holiday characterized by shamrocks, gold coins & leprechauns, and of course lots of booze! This cheery holiday in March is a fan-favorite, and for more reasons than just the green colored beer. Desserts are also another popular component of the holiday, as is the case with most holidays! Don’t worry about packing on the pounds from the sugary sweets and beverages, we’ve got something special for you! Choose healthy, and still enjoy the fun holiday festivities thanks to this colorful and healthy shamrock shake!
While your friends will be complaining about all of the calories their beer and shamrock cookies have, you’ll be carefree while sipping on this adorable green shake. Can you believe this recipe uses natural ingredients, zero refined sugar, and takes only 5 minutes to make? You heard that correctly!
Healthy, nutritious food blogs are now as popular as ever. From Instagram, to plain old Google, it’s hard to escape them! Instead of turning a blind eye, embrace what these foodies have to say…most of them actually know what they’re talking about!
We snagged this amazing recipe off of one of the popular food blogs we just mentioned. The best part about this blog and their recipes is that everything is vegan! In this shamrock shake recipe, you can use any type of milk your heart desires! Oh, and who doesn’t like some cacao nibs and chocolate chips? Veganism is also on the rise, so we assume many readers will appreciate this recipe, and other similar recipes we’ll be posting in the near future!
Okay, we know you’re all salivating just waiting for the recipe, so without further ado!
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