Fuel your St. Patrick's Day with a healthier Shamrock Shake

By Robin Shreeves
March 12, 2016, 12 p.m.
This Shamrock Shake is made without the excess sugar, food dyes, and artificial ingredients that the fast food version is made with. (Photo: Flahavan’s Irish Oatmeal)

About This Dish

Flahavan's, a 230-year-old, family owned company, sent me samples of oatmeal and the recipe for this oatmeal-infused shake that's great for St. Patrick's Day — or any day you want the stick-to-your-ribs nutrition of oatmeal.

The company ensures its products are made in an environmentally friendly a way. The outer shells of the oats are removed, but they aren't thrown away; they're used to power the boiler that generates steam for the cooking process. Wind turbines and a mill stream generate electricity for the company's plants and the company is focused on waste and recycling too.

Prep Time
Total Time
  1. Blender
  2. Chef's knife
  3. Cutting board
  1. 1/3 cup rolled oats
  2. 1 cup chopped mango
  3. 1/2 medium avocado
  4. 1 lime, juiced
  5. 3 fluid ounces coconut milk
Cooking Directions
  1. Add all the ingredients in a blender, adding the coconut milk last.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Add more coconut milk if the shake is a bit too thick.

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