Are you in love with McDonald’s Shamrock Shake* and its green-minty goodness? You gotta try my Shamrock Shake instead. Save 467 calories and gain a little extra protein….Let me know what you think!
Here’s what you need:
12oz unsweetened vanilla almond or cashew milk
¼ cup low-fat cottage cheese
¾ cup fresh spinach leaves
4 fresh mint leaves, torn
1 tsp Jell-O sugar-free fat-free pistachio pudding mix, dry
1/8 tsp mint extract (not peppermint)
1 scoop vanilla protein powder
Here’s what you do:
- Dump all of the ingredients into the blender.
- Blend, scrape down the sides of the blender and blend again. (Blend until spinach is incorporated well.)
- Pour into a glass, drink and enjoy! (If you’re feeling crazy, top it with 2TB of fat free whipped cream!)
Here are the macros**:
Protein: 32 grams
Carbs: 10 grams
Fat: 5 grams
*McDonalds Shamrock Shake Nutrition: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en/meal_builder_us.html
**Macros are approximate- depends on protein powder used.