Healthy Shamrock Shake?!

I am just popping in for a quick “hello!” today.

Brian and I have been busy the past couple of days and there is a lot to share, but you will just have to wait until next week to find out about what we have been up to! ;)

Here are some hints:

We sampled delicious food at an Indianapolis restaurant.

oakleys bistro 6We tried our first hot yoga class…and we did it together!

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hot yoga 8Because I don’t want to leave it all for next week, and it is St. Patrick’s Day Eve I thought I would share a healthy and delicious Shamrock Shake inspired smoothie with you.

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Healthy Shamrock Smoothie

Yields:  1 smoothie

Nutrition:  Calories–230  Fat–5g  Protein–22g  Carbs–29g

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 scoop Cookies n Cream protein powder (I am sure this would work with vanilla or even chocolate, I just had cookies n cream on hand!)
  • 1/2 cup plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2/3 frozen banana
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • 1 packet of stevia
  • 1/4 tsp peppermint extract

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a blender, mix until smooth.  Enjoy!!

I hope you all have a Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Comments

  1. This is one of those times when I really wished that I liked mint, but I just cannot do it! I supposed I could try making it without the peppermint extract?

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