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This vegan shamrock shake will rock your world

Brandi is natural born food lover of anything from gourmet cheeses and wine down to plain baked breads. When not in the kitchen cooking, she loves to be outdoors, especially near the ocean. She puts her focus mainly on healthy organic ea...

Dairy-free St. Patrick's Day drink

Coconut milk ice cream, mint extract and dairy-free whipped cream are the perfect vegan spin on this fun green drink for St. Patrick's Day.

Vegan Shamrock Shake

Shamrock shakes are always popular around St. Patrick’s Day. Since these shakes are generally made from real ice cream, those who are lactose intolerant or vegan haven’t been able to sip on this festive frosty beverage... until now.

Vegan Shamrock Shake

I used a coconut milk-based ice cream in this version along with plant-based food coloring to give it the vibrant green hue. Top these vegan milkshakes with lots of dairy-free whipped topping or even coconut whipped cream for an indulgent treat.

Vegan shamrock shake recipe

Yields 2


  • Green plant-based food coloring (from your local health food store)
  • 2 cups vanilla coconut milk ice cream (or any other dairy-free ice cream)
  • 1-1/2 cups vanilla almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure mint extract
  • Dairy-free whipped topping or coconut whipped cream, for garnish


  1. Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend on high until smooth and creamy.
  2. Divide the shake between 2 glasses and garnish with dairy-free whipped topping.
  3. Top with green sprinkles, a cherry or other decorations, if desired.
  4. Serve this drink immediately.

Need more vegan St. Patrick's Day milkshake inspiration? Check out these delicious variations.


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The gorgeous green hue of this vegan shamrock shake makes it a perfect St. Paddy's Day drink.


Chocolate mint shake

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Just because it's not green doesn't mean it isn't full of fresh mint flavor. And bonus, this vegan chocolate mint shake has no sugar added.


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This gluten-free vegan shamrock smoothie is full of veggies, vitamins and nutrients.

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