A Healthy Green Smoothie for Saint Patrick’s Day


Check out our yummy healthy green smoothie recipe to celebrate St. Patrick’s day with the kids! Thanks to our partner Maple Hill – America’s original 100% grass-fed dairy producers for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own. 

Over the years, my kids have shown me that it’s the little things commemorating the special dates and holidays that mean the most to them. Their excitement over a simple banner on the mantle, handmade decorations or a themed recipe will always make me incredibly happy. That said, I was in great need of upping my game for Saint Patrick’s Day this year – ever since my son came home from school last March wanting to know why he’d been deprived of setting “leprechaun traps” in our home. While I may not ever be the leprechaun-trap-making kind of mom, I can make a mean kiddo-approved green smoothie. And if I can get kale, spinach, Maple Hill Organic Grass-Fed Yogurt and more into my kiddos before they’re out the door for school in the morning – than that’s a win for us all!


Smoothies are a breeze, especially when you’re looking for something easy and healthy. And our Saint Patrick’s Day smoothie recipe is catered to please the kiddos:


A Healthy Green Smoothie for Saint Patrick’s Day

A Healthy Green Smoothie for Saint Patrick’s Day


  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1/2 cup Maple Hill organic plain whole milk yogurt
  • 1/2 banana (peeled)
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple
  • a few pieces of ice


  1. Add all ingredients to blender.
  2. Blend until all chucks are gone to a smooth and creamy consistency.
  3. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.


One of the best things about adding greens to smoothies is that they don’t add a lot of flavor. The combination of banana, frozen mango and pineapple help to add just enough sweetness to make my kids gulp away. Although we also make this smoothie with Maple Hill’s Organic Milk – the Maple Hill’s Organic Whole Milk Yogurt gives this specific recipe a deliciously creamy texture and taste. Not only are Maple Hill’s products grass-fed, but they’re certified USDA and PCO organic, and GMO-free.  You’ll taste the difference as soon as you try Maple Hill.

Along with all the vitamins and nutrients from the organic greens and fruits – I’m happy that my kids are getting solid protein and more from Maple Hill Yogurt. Maple Hill’s products are 100% grass-fed – and milk from grass-fed cows (versus those that consume a grain-based diet) is higher in essential fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an omega-3 fat – with a whole host of great health benefits known to reduce inflammation in the body and more. Their grass-fed milk has double the omega-3 fat content as conventional milk. It’s always the right choice for my family.


If your kiddos happen to be resistant to drinking their greens in any way, make sure to give this smoothie a fun name.


I’m pretty sure that Leprechaun anything will do!


Grab This March 2018 Printable Calendar

Can you believe that March has arrived? Thoughts of Spring are definitely on my mind and as always, we have a pretty, free printable, watercolor calendar for March 2018.  Over here, we’re greeting the beginning of the month with a bombardment of inclement weather and we can only hope that the old adage that March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb rings true. I’m hanging on to the hope of those pleasant lamb-like spring days with warmth and sun and much more time spent outdoors.

Grab our new calendar sheet below by clicking on the image to download and print.

I hope the new season to come marks a time of growth for you all!





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