Shamrock Green Smoothie

>> Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Yesterday's Shamrock Shake recipe is good -- creamy and rich. Yet also vegan. But I challenge you to try an even healthier version of the treat. No, this shake tastes nothing like the McDonald's favorite. But it's a great, minty way to get your greens in the morning.

So, why not give it a try? I'm on the green smoothie kick again. I feel it's a fantastic way to greet spring. And it seems like springtime weather might be here to say. The temps reached 50 degrees here yesterday -- and the sun is out earlier in the morning and later at night. What's the tagline? I'm lovin' it? Well, we most definitely are.

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What you'll need . . .
  • 2 large bunches/heaping handfuls of spinach (take stems off)
  • 6 stems of mint
  • 1 banana
  • 1 large pear, skinned and cubed
  • 1 cup fresh coconut milk
  • 1 lime -- just the juice
  • 1 tablespoon flax meal (optional -- for extra nutrition)

Method . . .
  1. Throw everything in your blender.
  2. Blend.
  3. Enjoy. Makes about two servings.
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