How to make a healthy homemade shamrock shake

The delicious bright green, creamy concoction can be whipped up at home!

St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching and the festive green frozen treat season that fans know and love is still going strong.

Registered dietitian Brooke O’Connell, who works in research and development for Optimum Nutrition, shared a recipe with "GMA" for a healthy spin on the minty St. Patrick's Day shake.

"You can make this festive, high-protein option at home with ON Gold Standard 100% Whey and fresh ingredients. It's colorful, delicious and packed with 24 grams of high-quality protein," she said.

Better-for-you Shamrock Shake

Makes: One 8-ounce shake

2 frozen bananas
1/4 cup non-dairy milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 scoop ON Gold Standard 100% Whey Vanilla or favorite protein powder
1 handful fresh mint
(Optional): whipped cream + fresh raspberry or cherry

Combine banana, non-dairy milk, vanilla, protein powder and fresh mint in a high-powered blender. Blend until thick and creamy.
Top with whipped cream and a fresh raspberry or cherry.

Recipe reprinted courtesy of Optimum Nutrition.