Green Drinks for a Healthy St. Patty’s Day

by admin on March 16, 2012

We’ve been taking full advantage of all the fun things you can find on Pinterest.com. This week the St. Patrick’s Day theme has been in full swing, and we’ve been pining away. While most enjoy a green been or ten we thought we’d share some other fun and healthy green drinks to try for St. Patrick’s Day found on Pinterest.


Green Lemonade
Image and recipe courtesy of The Alkaline Sisters
Yield: 1 serving approx 10 oz
1 apple (may leave out if you wish for no sweetness)
1 lemon peeled
3/4 large English cucumber or one small
2 large kale leaves

Run all ingredients thru juicer, stir, test for flavour, enjoy.
Add a garnish to make it look pretty! Somehow, it makes it taste even better!


Green Leprechaun
Image and recipe courtesy of The Alkaline Sisters
Yield: 1 serving approx 10 oz
1 green apple
1/2 pink grapefruit
1/3 bunch fresh spinach
3/4 large English cucumber or one small
1/2 inch piece fresh ginger
1 stalk celery

Run all ingredients thru juicer, stir, test for flavour, enjoy.
Garnish and make look pretty!


Fresh Green Mint
Image and recipe courtesy of The Alkaline Sisters
Yield: 1 serving approx 10 oz 1 pear
1 lime, peeled
10 stems fresh mint
1 large collard leaf
3/4 large long English cucumber or 1 small
garnish with mint sprig

Run all ingredients thru juicer, stir, test for flavour, enjoy.
Garnish and make look pretty!


Dairy-free and Sugar-free Mint Chocolate Chip Shake
Image and recipe courtesy of Fitsugar
1 tablespoon raw cacao nibs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup dairy-free vanilla ice cream (like So Delicious)
1 handful mint leaves (stems OK)
2 teaspoons or half a packet of Green Vibrance green food supplement (optional)
3 large ice cubes
1/2 cup or more unsweetened almond milk
Pinch of Himalayan sea salt

Combine all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. Thin out with more almond milk if needed.

Find more healthy snacks and recipes on our Women’s Health and Fitness Pinterest board.

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