St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching and the festive green frozen treat season that fans know and love is still going strong.
Searches for “shamrock shake recipes” have spiked 5,000% in the last 90 days, according to Google Search data, so "Good Morning America" found a frothy fit for fans of the sweet treat to whip up at home.
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.