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Irish It UP — The Supercharged Shamrock Protein Shake [Recipes]

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Get festive and IRISH IT UP this St. Patty’s Day with our Supercharged Shamrock Protein Shake.

Using a combo of uber-nutritious, powerhouse ingredients—including AVOCADO (yes, AVOCADO), spinach, and chia seeds—it quickly pours out high into one festive, dangerously delicious, Hulk green smoothie that’s jacked up with nutrition.

Just like the Guinness you’ll be sucking down in celebration, it’s thick and delectably frothy, thanks to the creaminess of avocado and richness of almond milk.

I promise, you’ll be delightfully surprised. And subsequently addicted.

Between protein, fiber, vitamins A & K, potassium, and healthy fats, you’ll infuse your body with the nutrients needed to recover after any workout gauntlet, AND receive a high-octane surge of energy to power you through one of the most rambunctious holidays of the year.

Enjoy it — happy St. Patty’s Day!


How To: The Supercharged Shamrock Protein Shake

Prep Time: 2 Minutes | Servings: 2 Shamrock Protein Shakes

  • 1 cup almond/coconut milk
  • 1 scoop vanilla/unflavored protein powder
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 banana
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds
  • Ice


How To:
  • 1. Throw everything into a blender, preferably a Vitamix.
  • 2. Blend.
  • 3. Pour.
  • 4. Chug and get festive.


Nutrition: Calories: 260, Fat: 10.5g, Carbs: 29g, Fiber: 9g, Sugar: 14g, Protein: 17g, Vitamin A: 35%, Vitamin K: 105%, Potassium: 17%1

Bryan DiSanto

Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

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  1. All nutrition facts calculated using []