Slimmed-Down Shamrock Shake
Course: Green Smoothie, Shake
Servings: 16 oz / 2 cups
Calories: 282 kcal
Author: Blender Babes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup milk substitute unsweetened or vanilla
  • 2 frozen bananas sliced
  • 4 drops mint essential oil OR 1/2 teaspoon mint extract OR 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1.5 teaspoon vanilla extract if using plain milk and/or protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon liquid sweetener of choice Stevia powder (1 packet) or a few drops of liquid Stevia
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 scoop Vanilla Protein Powder such as VegaOne
  • 1 cup ice*
  • Whipped cream or Vegan Whipped Cream optional, to garnish
Instructions
  1. Place the ingredients into your blender jar in the order listed (if adding the protein boost, put them in before spinach or ice).
  2. For Blendtec: Press the SMOOTHIE button.
  3. For Vitamix: Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn on machine and quickly increase speed to #10/HIGH. Blend for 60 seconds or until smooth.
  4. Pour into a chilled glass to prevent melting (McD's keeps it frosty with chemicals!), top with whipped cream if you like, and sprinkle some extra mint or sprinkles on top before digging in!
  5. All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes
Recipe Notes

* For a creamier texture and another 100 calories, sub the ice for another frozen banana.

Nutrition Facts
Slimmed-Down Shamrock Shake
Amount Per Serving (16 g)
Calories 282 Calories from Fat 48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.3g 8%
Saturated Fat 0.7g 4%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.7g
Sodium 218mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 9.7g 39%
Sugars 17g
Protein 17.6g 35%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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