Boy are you lucky I came up with this power packed Green Shamrock Smoothie just in time for St. Patty’s Day!

Smoothies are a terrific way to pack in life giving, energy-boosting nutrients into a delicious, portable drink – this will certainly come in handy as you sing “Danny Boy” at the parade and prepare for a night of Green Beer and Irish Cheer!

Follow these easy steps and you’ll be feeling lucky in no time!

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Green Shamrock Smoothie

Prep: 2 minutes   |   Blend: up to 1 minute    |    Yield: 1 serving

  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ ripe avocado
  • 1-2 handfuls torn shamrock leaves – a.k.a. kale
  • 1 scoop vanilla protein powder (OR 3 tablespoons hemp seed + 1 tablespoon honey)
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup water (more for desired consistency)
  • 1 very generous dash cinnamon (like, Loch-Ness-Monster-sized dash)

Blend all ingredients until well incorporated. Drink with a green straw while wearing your green garb.

Happy St. Patty’s Day!

 

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Missi Holt

Missi Holt is the fitness and nutrition editor for Early to Rise. She is a master nutrition therapist, certified yoga trainer, Certified Turbulence Trainer and an NSCA certified personal trainer (CPT). She also provides fitness and nutrition therapy through her own organization, Whole Life Health.