Healthy(ish) Shamrock Shake

LaChell Miller, MS, RD, CC

Serves: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes

Healthy(ish) Shamrock Shake

A typical Shamrock Shake can cost you anywhere from 460 – 800 calories, depending on the size you choose. If you’re looking for a mint ice cream shake without spending so much calories – look no further than this health- ish Shamrock Shake at an average of 275 calories per serving.


  • 2 pints of reduced calorie mint ice cream (Try Halo Top or Breyers)
  • ¼ cup 1% milk (increase as needed)
  • 5 mint leaves
  • Light whip cream

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  1. In a blender, combine ice cream and milk until desired creamy consistency is reached
  2. Place in a tall glass and top with light whip cream

Note: Many reduced calorie ice cream brands are trending away from artificial food colors, so do not be alarmed by the color of this alternative as it still packs a minty flavor and creamy taste.