Shamrock Shake
Chocolate Mint Smoothie Recipe

Looking for a green drink? This healthy shamrock shake recipe will not only please your taste buds it will also load you up with some much needed nutrients. Best of all it won't load you up with a million calories leaving you feel blah!! 

You can enjoy this sweet and healthy chocolate mint smoothie recipe guilt free, knowing that you are loading up with some nutrients while enjoying a tasty treat. By the taste of this drink recipe if you weren't the one making this shake you wouldn't even know how good it was for you!

By adding some simple and naturally green produce you can obtain that wonderful green color (without food coloring) while still adding some nutrient rich foods into your day. Healthy fats and protein from the avocado and vitamins and fiber from the spinach are just a few added bonuses to this drink. 

Did you know that spinach is loaded with vitamins A, K, E and B vitamins? Additionally this delicious and green vegetable (no food coloring needed) also contains magnesium, manganese, potassium, protein and fiber. Read more about the nutrition of spinach at whfoods

I always love using avocado in shake and soup recipes, it is a great way to make a creamier texture in replace of yogurt or sour cream for example. By adding avocado you are also increasing the intake of fiber, protein, potassium and omega-3 fatty acids. Want to know more? Visit whfoods to learn more nutrition facts about avocados. 

  • 2 Cups Vanilla Hemp Seed Milk (or dairy free alternative)
  • 1 Frozen Banana (Remove peel then freeze)
  • 1 TBSP Fresh Mint Leaves (or 1/4 tsp Mint Extract)
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Organic Spinach
  • 1/2 Ripe Avocado
  • 1/4 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 TBSP Chocolate Chips (I used Enjoy Life Foods Brand)
  • Optional 1-2 tsp Organic Brown Sugar  if desired for extra sweetness

To make this simple and nutrious green treat! Simply get out your blender and combine all of the above ingredients. Pulse until well blended and green : )

Pour into one or two cups if you decide to share and enjoy this healthy, delicious green treat without any food coloring!

Optional top your drink with your favorite allergy safe whip cream, there are a few brands that use rice milk as an alternative to dairy. 

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