This keto Shamrock shake is so creamy and sweet that no one will guess it is a healthy Shamrock shake. Bonus, this is an avocado-based milkshake!
Yes, there is avocado hidden in there to boost your body with healthy omega-3! Plus, this is a 100% dairy-free keto recipe too, so keto vegan shamrock shake lover, this has your name on it!
A healthy Shamrock Shake recipe
Are you searching for a healthy Shamrock Shake recipe to celebrate St Patrick’s?
This avocado spinach smoothie with peppermint extract is the answer. And if you wonder if it tastes like avocado, don’t worry, I promise you, nobody will guess it!
It tastes exactly like the Shamrock Shake recipe you have been craving for. Just think about it: a creamy, smooth, and frothy minty vanilla shake topped with unsweetened whipped cream. Yum!
Now, let’s see how ridiculously easy you can make this keto avocado smoothie, also known as Keto Shamrock Shake this 17th of March:
- Avocado – make sure you are using a soft, ripe avocado with no black spot on the skin to avoid bitterness. Avocado is one of the keto-friendly vegetables due to its high amount of fiber.
- Unsweetened vanilla almond milk – or unsweetened almond milk
- Canned coconut cream – this is a keto vegan Shamrock Shake, so I am using dairy-free coconut cream. However, heavy cream will work too!
- Spinach – yes, there is an extra green hidden in this keto shake. I should probably rename this recipe avocado spinach smoothie then. But rest assured, the recipe works without spinach if you are not sure about that. This only adds a boost of green color and can totally be skipped.
- Peppermint extract – for the classic minty flavor of a real Shamrock Shake recipe
- Vanilla extract
- Erythritol for sugar-free sweetness; use my keto sweetener converter if you want to use a different keto sweetener.
- Ice cubes – this is what makes the difference between an avocado spinach smoothie and a healthy avocado milkshake! The ice cubes combined with ripe avocado mimic the ice cream usually used in milkshakes. Now, you know why this recipe is called healthy Shamrock Shake, right? This said, if you are more into a smoothie texture, less frothy, simply omit the ice cubes!
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Breakfast smoothies with spinach
This keto vegan Shamrock Shake recipe makes a delicious, refreshing breakfast drink or snack. In fact, it contains all the powerful nutrients you need on a keto diet to feel full and energized.
You’ll probably be surprised, but this whole recipe contains only 3.8 grams of net carbs. But, also 22g of healthy fat and 4.8 g of protein to feel full.
So if you are craving a sweet luscious smoothie today, St Patrick or not, this avocado milkshake will make you happy.
How to serve your shamrock shake?
A classic shamrock shake recipe includes whipped cream on top and a glazed cherry. Obviously, those two are sugar-loaded and not keto-friendly.
My option is to use unsweetened whipped coconut cream using the cream from the top of a can of coconut cream. Otherwise, unsweetened whipped cream works if you eat dairy.
Finally, the cherry on top is replaced by raspberry, a low sugar keto-friendly fruit for a touch of red color.
Bonus, if you have lovely shake glasses like this one below, go for it! It will look even closer to a real shamrock shake!
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Keto Shamrock Shake
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- ¾ cup Unsweetened Almond Milk
- ¼ cup Coconut Cream or heavy cream
- 1 medium Avocado without skin and seed
- ¼ cup Baby Spinach optional, but adds the best green color and nutrients
- 1-2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract or a few drops of liquid vanilla stevia
- 2-3 tablespoons Erythritol erythritol or Monk fruit
- ½ teaspoon Peppermint Extract
- ½ cup Ice Cubes
- In a blender, add all the ingredients and blend at high speed to combine.
- Stop blender, taste, and adjust sweetness, adding up to 1 extra tablespoon of erythritol. You can also add few more ice cubes for a frothier texture.
- Blend on high speed again for 15 seconds to combine.
- Serve immediately with unsweetened whipped cream (or whipped coconut cream on top)
- Decorate with sugar-free chocolate chips or fresh raspberries and mint leaves.
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