Healthier Shamrock Shake

Healthy Green Shamrock Shake for Saint Patrick's Day

The Vitamin Shoppe has developed this Healthier Shamrock Shake recipe to replace well-known fast food mint milkshakes, which are often high in calories and sugar, with a guilt-free alternative.

1
Servings
881
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup almond milk
  • 1 handful baby spinach (about ½ cup)
  • 1/8 Teaspoon alcohol-free peppermint flavor (or less, to taste)
  • 1 scoop protein powder, such as Plnt vanilla protein powder
  • 1 Cup ice
  • 1 handful of cocoa nibs

Directions

To get a smooth green color, blend the almond milk and spinach until no visible spinach pieces remain.

Add peppermint flavor and protein powder, such as Plnt protein. Blend until smooth.

Add ice (and additional almond milk, if desired). Blend until smooth.

Top with a handful of cocoa nibs

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
24g
34%
Sugar
65g
72%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
158g
100%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin A, RAE
752µg
100%
Vitamin B-12
3µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
9mg
12%
Vitamin E, added
6mg
40%
Calcium, Ca
792mg
79%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
8g
32%
Fluoride, F
138µg
5%
Folate, total
168µg
42%
Iron, Fe
9mg
50%
Magnesium, Mg
60mg
19%
Niacin
9mg
64%
Phosphorus, P
242mg
35%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
890mg
59%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2µg
13%
Water
203g
8%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Ham Shopping Tip

Bone-in cuts tend to be slightly less expensive than their boneless counterparts, and have more flavor.

Ham Cooking Tip

According to the USDA, the recommended internal temperature for cooked pork should be 145 degrees Fahrenheit.