It’s time to start thinking about what you will be drinking this St. Patrick’s Day. It’s hard to avoid the delicious Irish dishes or the heavy alcoholic beverages along with, but if you are concerned about putting on some extra pounds from drinking too many sugar shakes or smoothies then gear up with us for a St. Paddy’s Day Celebration using this delicious and healthy, low calorie Shamrock Shake Smoothie recipe we found at Eatingwell.com. Now you won’t have to sacrifice taste for calories. Wow your friends and indulge in an unexpected healthy drink at the next yoga class. Best of all, the ingredients are easy and it only takes 5 minutes to prep.
- 1 frozen large banana, sliced
- 1 cup spinach
- ½ cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
- ½ cup low-fat milk
- ? cup packed fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish
- 4 ice cubes
- Kiwi slices for garnish
- Combine banana, spinach, yogurt, milk, mint and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth. If you like, cut kiwi slices into shamrock shapes and thread onto a skewer. Serve the smoothie garnished with the kiwi and mint, if desired.