In Love With the Faux Shamrock Shake

March 18, 2012

In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, I mixed up two delicious {faux} Shamrock Shakes last night. These delicious little puppies are so much tastier than the ‘real’ shake from McD’s.

I haven’t mentioned this before, but I have an intolerance to High Fructose Corn Syrup. I have to look at every single label when purchasing anything at the grocery store. And the ‘stuff’ is in everything. And guess what else it’s in… The Shamrock Shake.

So, thanks to my girl Cassie, over at Back To Her Roots, I was able to nom on my favorite March treat without the negative consequences from McDonalds.

I made a few changes to the recipe, see below.

Faux Shamrock Shake

Makes 1 Shake

4 small scoops of vanilla ice cream (or frozen yogurt)
¾ cup milk
½ tsp mint extract
½ cup whipped cream
1 straw

Mix all ingredients in blender until blended fully.
Pour into glass, insert straw and…

Are you allergic to anything? How do you get around it?

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