“Happy to be Irish Day” to all of you! Being of Irish descent (my mom’s mom was from Ireland). I LOVE that I get to flaunt it today. My mom is Colleen, my sister is Shannon and my daughter is Erinn and we all get to indulge today and YES! We totally enjoy it!

I wanted to share with you an article I found in Huffington Post today and I found it quite riveting and had to share. It’s about the TOXIC ingredients in McDonald’s Shamrock Shake. How sad that they can captialize on holidays (not to mention every other day of the year too) and prey on society and MAKE THEM SICK with the ‘food’ they make for us to eat.

Fifty-four (yes, 54!) ingredients go into the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake! Sickness-causing toxic food colours, artificial thickeners, artificial flavours, cellulite-causing fat – why would anyone knowingly drink this?

Huffington Post Article on McDonald’s Shamrock Shake
THANK GOODNESS I’ve got my own version and this one is full of VITAL Nutrition and not to mention even more delicious!!!

Kelly’s Healthy and DELICIOUS Shamrock Shake:

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(3-4 servings)

  • 2 cups Vanilla Coconut Milk Ice Cream
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ¼ cup Cacao nibs
  • 2 drops of peppermint oil/extract
  • 2 cups almond milk (or any dairy-free milk)
  • 1 cup fresh spinach (or kale)
  • ½ avocado

Preparation:

  1. Blend all ingredients in a Hi-Speed Blender and Enjoy.
  2. Top with a sprinkle of cacao nibs. (That gives it that Mint Chocolate Chip flavour)

 

Happy St. Patrick’s Day
Love Erinn and Kelly ox

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Author

Kelly is the co-founder and co-owner (with her daughter Erinn) of the ever popular, Kelly's Bake Shoppe, where 1000's flock to on a weekly basis. She lives in downtown Burlington with her husband Ken. You can find Kelly developing new content and recipes, creating marketing content and building new business ideas with her daughter Erinn. They are now writing their 2nd cookbook that is due to come out in 2020.

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