Super-Minty Shamrock Shake

Shamrock shake season is here! While traditional versions of this green, mint-flavored shake contain dairy milk from sensitive mother cows, you can celebrate with this compassionate (and delicious!) recipe.

vegan shamrock shake


1 cup fresh spinach

2 cups frozen banana chunks

1 cup raw cashews, soaked in water for 2 hours and drained

4–5 dried, pitted dates, soaked in water for 30 minutes and drained

1 Tbsp. cocoa powder

1/3 cup fresh mint leaves or 1/2 tsp. mint extract

1 tsp. vanilla extract

Optional toppings: vegan whipped cream and Maraschino cherries


Place all the ingredients, except the toppings, in a blender and blend until smooth.

Pour into five glasses and top each with vegan whipped cream and a cherry, if desired.

Makes 5 servings

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