Shamrock Smoothie and Green Pizza

Shanthi Appelo
Shanthi Appelo

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Shamrock Smoothie
The Irish have observed St. Patrick’s Day for more than 1,000 years, and the rest of the world has joined in the celebration with parades, green rivers and cuisine. Though it’s a Catholic holiday that falls during Lent, restrictions were lifted back in the day to allow meat — especially for the traditional Irish bacon and cabbage. Stateside, corned beef and cabbage — and a mug of green beer — have become St. Patrick’s Day staples.
For a healthier take on St. Patrick’s Day food, follow along for some healthy green-themed recipes:
Serving Amount
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks

  • 12 cup frozen mango chunks

  • 112 cup oat milk

  • 14 cup vanilla Greek yogurt

  • 1 cup loosely packed fresh spinach

  • 4 fresh mint leaves

  • Garnish: finely shredded coconut

  • Step 1

    Make a template of a shamrock cutting out the shape using a clean, thick and hard paper so that it does not melt into the smoothie. 

  • Step 2

    Blend all ingredients except shredded coconut. 

  • Step 3

    Pour smoothie into desired drinkware. 

  • Step 4

    Place template over smoothie and sprinkle shredded coconut, covering the cutout. Gently remove paper. Serve and enjoy! 

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