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St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and whether you celebrate or not, chances are you’ve had your share of McDonald’sShamrock Shake.  I know some people who can’t wait for this time of year, just to indulge in that minty creaminess. Did you know that all that yumminess runs between 420-1,110 calories a shake?  The small Shamrock Shake packs in 10 grams of fat, 72 grams of carbs and 62 grams of sugar. You’d have to run 5-6 miles just to burn off that shake!

Last year Hungry Girl came out with a healthier version that I like to share with Shamrock Shake lovin’ friends.

Ingredients:

3/4 cup light vanilla soymilk (personally I would switch this to almond milk 🙂

1/2 cup Breyers Double Churn Free Creamy Vanilla fat-free ice cream

1 tbsp. Coffee Mate sugar free French Vanilla powdered creamer

1/4 tsp. peppermint extract

2 drops…

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March 16, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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