Wednesday, March 6, 2013

for st. patrick's day.

perfect healthy snack to celebrate irish month.

healthy milkshake.
makes 2

2/3 cup vanilla almond milk 
1 banana (peeled, sliced, and frozen) 
3 cups baby spinach 
1/4-1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 
1 sprig fresh mint leaves, plus more for garnish (optional) 
1 scoop vanilla protein powder  
3 cups ice cubes 
2 tablespoons chocolate chips 

photo courtesy of yummy mommy

blend all ingredients except for chocolate chips until smooth. add more milk if mixture is too thick to turn. add chocolate and pulse until ground into chunky pieces. transfer to glasses and garnish with fresh mint leaves, if desired. 

    vanilla protein powder sweetened with stevia is what makes this taste milkshakey.


Anonymous said...

sounds yummy! KT:)

Anonymous said...

I will definitely try this one. Sounds yummy. po

Leonor :) said...

oh my goodness, this looks SO good!!!