Nutritional Upgrade: The Shamrock Shake

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, I thought I would give a nutritional makeover to a famous seasonal drink. I don’t think it comes as any surprise that the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake is a nutritional abomination.I decided to use that as inspiration to put my own spin on it.

McDonald’s Shamrock Shake

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McD Shamrock

Healthy Shamrock Shake

Shamrock

Upgraded Shamrock

Ingredients:

  1. 6 oz. plain greek yogurt
  2. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  3. 3/4 cup spinach
  4. 15 mint leaves
  5. 1/2 cup almond milk
  6. 1/2 tbsp honey
  7. Optional: 1/4 cup of frozen (or not) raspberries
  8. Optional: 25 g dark chocolate

Directions:

  1. Obtain ingredients
  2. Put ingredients in blender
  3. Blend
  4. Pour in cup
  5. Snap photo for Instagram šŸ˜›
  6. Bottoms up!
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