Shamrock Shake- The Healthier Version

Do your body a favour and skip the visit to McDonald's this St Paddy's Day- make your own healthy Shamrock Shake

Shamrock Shake- The Healthier Version

My girlfriend Vicky Weiss from Momwhoruns sent me this email saying- hey you have to try this copycat shamrock shake- so I did.

Here is the link she sent me

I love Kelly’s recipes over at Primally Inspired– be sure to check out her other amazing recipes

I made a few changes to her recipe because I used a really big avocado and the result is simply devine.¬† Thank you Kelly and Vicky for inspiring me to make this amazing recipe. So forget going to McDonald’s this year for your Shamrock Shake, put your health first and make your own, you will be so glad you did!

This shake is Paleo, Vegan, Gluten and Dairy Free and much lower in sugar than its original McDonald’s version.

Since my husband was working from home today he got to taste test and he gave it a 2 thumbs up!!


  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 avocado, peeled and seed removed
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ( I used a little less vanilla than Kelly did in her recipe)
  • 1 tsp pure peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup almond milk ( I used a large avocado and my shake was too thick so I had to add in some almond milk)


shamrock shake

  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender or Vitamix and enjoy

shamrock shake 2


About the Author

Written by: Shirley Plant
Shirley Plant is a nutritionist and the author of Finally… Food I Can Eat, a dietary guide and cookbook for people with food allergies, and those looking for healthy, tasty recipes. Shirley offers dietary counselling and menu planning through Delicious Alternatives.

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  1. So excited that you like it! <3

  2. Well since my picture is here I guess I get to comment. I love this shake, it is really yummy

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