Commemorating the day of St. Patrick traditionally involves beverages that might never be the first choice for the health-minded, but you can still raise a glass to your health this Friday and actually mean it. We’ve come up with three delicious smoothie recipes that will give you the luck of the Irish — and the health that only LIMU can provide!

The directions for each of these recipes are simple: just add ingredients to a blender and mix until smooth!

 

1. Shamrock Smoothie

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You’ve no doubt seen or even enjoyed one of these seasonal frozen fast food treats, probably unaware that it contains over 100 grams of sugar, which is three to four times the recommended daily allowance. If you’re craving that minty flavor this time of year, try this one paired with the rich, chocolate-y taste of LIMU LEAN in Dutch Chocolate.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz., kale
  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1 apple, peeled and chopped
  • 6 sprigs mint
  • 1 scoop, LIMU LEAN – Dutch Chocolate
  • 1 cup, almond milk
  • 1 cup, ice

 

2. Pot O’ Gold Smoothie

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You don’t have to find the end of the rainbow to enjoy this lightly sweet, refreshing and incredibly healthy treat. This creative way to drink your LIMU Original is so good that it just might become a part of your diet year-round.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 4 fl. oz., LIMU Original
  • ½ cup, carrots
  • 1 cup, ice
  • 1 tsp., flaxseed (optional garnish)

 

3. Irish Cream Smoothie

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Here’s an interesting twist on the classic flavor of Irish cream using LIMU LEAN in Creamy Vanilla, paired with full servings of fruits and vegetables. The other star here is lucuma powder, which can be found at any health food store or health aisle at your local grocery, and is an excellent sweetener alternative with a caramel-y finish.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz., baby spinach
  • 1 pear, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tbsp., lucuma powder
  • 1 scoop, LIMU LEAN – Creamy Vanilla
  • 1/4 cup, raw cashews
  • 1 cup, coconut water
  • 1 cup, ice