Adult lo-cal Shamrock Shake

Saint Patrick is chasing snakes and McDonalds is rolling out the infamous Shamrock Shake – yes Paddy’s day is on the way. Bringing the first indicator of being able to lose the winter handle bar boots (yeah).

After a lifetime of “Lov’in” the Shamrock Shake and doctoring it with my favorite spirits, my failing intestinal fortitude leaves me unable to rise to the task of digesting it. So, for anyone in my predicament, I offer up this solution, a fat free, lo-cal, spirit of the season filled alternative. Suitable for year round consumption, no feeling of that out of season rejection in the drive-thru.

Shamrock Shake Ingredients


  • 1 cup Vanilla Almond milk
  • 2 cups Ice
  • 1 cup Mint Yogurt Faux Ice Cream (or equivalent)
  • 3 double shots Irish Whiskey
  • 1 double shot Amaretto
  • 1 double shot Peppermint Schnapps
  • 3 drops green food color (for Mickey D’s feel)

Throw all that in your blender, mix until creamy, garnish with lo-fat whipped cream. Serves two, maybe? One serving for sure. Enjoy the ride.

Drink up just not in your water bottle

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