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Shamrock Shakes: Make Your Own for St. Patrick's Day

ShamrockGreen has never tasted so good! No, we’re not talking about vegetables. We’re talking about shamrock green. St. Patrick’s Day is only days away, and if you’re celebrating already (why not, right?), we think you’ll love these shamrock shakes.

Why grab one at McDonald’s when you can make your own at home? You can get the kids involved with the process, and teach them about the significance of the shamrock while you’re at it.

Besides, if you’re making your own shamrock shakes at home, you won’t have to worry about the kids pestering you for a burger and fries while you’re zooming through the drive-thru; and come to think of it, you won’t feel tempted to indulge in a burger and fries yourself.

There is even a healthier variation of the shamrock shake so you can celebrate St. Patty’s Day in a guilt-free way!

First things first. Learn how to make the perfect McDonald’s copycat recipe here.


Make a healthier shamrock shake using naturally sweet green fruits like kiwi and honeydew melon.


Not only is this recipe dairy-free, but it also has a subtle coconut flavor. Yum!


This lime slush drink is lighter and fruitier than a shake. There’s a touch of mint, too. Sounds refreshing, no?

Looking for more festive foods? Find more green recipes on Babble.

– Marisa DeSisto

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