I’ve been trying to incorporate more veggies into my diet to hit nine cups a day. Nine cups of veggies is a lot. It’s tough to get that much plant matter. My jaw would hurt from chewing it all. So lately I’ve been making smoothies. And I kind of hated smoothies before, but I now realize that’s because most of them are made with a shit ton of fruit, which is just way too much sugar, especially for me.

I’ve been making low sugar smoothies and it not only ensures I’m getting a lot of veggies at once, they actually taste good. Turns out you don’t need a ton of sugar or fruit to make a tasty smoothie.

This shake is upped to superfood status not because of the spinach, but because of the egg yolks and gelatin. Egg yolks are an incredibly nutrient dense food, rich in choline, omega 3s as well as vitamins A, E, D, and K.

Gelatin is great for the gut, especially for those of you who suffer from any gut issues. It’s extremely healing. It also reduces fine lines, cellulite, stretch marks, and wrinkles. How awesome is that?

Superfood Paleo Shamrock Shake

This paleo shamrock shake is upped to superfood status not because of the spinach, but because of the egg yolks and gelatin.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American, Irish
Keyword: coconut mint shake, healthy shamrock shake, healthy smoothie with gelatin
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 376kcal
Author: Dani

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 4 handsful spinach
  • 2 pastured egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp gelatin
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • juice of half lemon
  • 2 tbsp raw honey
  • ice

Instructions

  • Put everything in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • I use this blender because it's pretty much the best blender in the world and can even crush tiny seeds in berries.

Notes

Egg yolks are an incredibly nutrient dense food, rich in choline, omega 3s as well as vitamins A, E, D, and K. Gelatin is great for the gut, especially for those of you who suffer from any gut issues. It's extremely healing. It also reduces fine lines, cellulite, stretch marks, and wrinkles. How awesome is that?
Superfood Paleo Shamrock Shake |This paleo shamrock shake is upped to superfood status not because of the spinach, but because of the egg yolks and gelatin.#paleo, #stpatricksday

4 Comments

  1. This looks delicious! I am really weird about uncooked egg yolk though so I would eliminate that… its a mental thing with me! Any substitution suggestions?

    • dani stout Reply

      You won’t even know it’s in there! Promise!

  2. This sounds delicious! When I clicked on the link for the gelatin, it took me to the filter on Amazon. The filter & gelatin hyperlink appear to be the same. Can you post the link or more information on the gelatin that you use?

    Thanks!!

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