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Do St Patrick’s Day the Healthy Way with our Shamrock Shake

How are you celebrating St Patrick’s Day this year? Usually, St Patrick’s Day calls for an alcohol-fuelled celebration; but, if you’re trying to make healthier choices, you may want to take a step back from the booze and have a restful St Patrick’s Day 2022. For anyone looking to give their body a boost from the inside out, we’ve got our nutritious Shamrock Smoothie recipe- perfect for an extra Zen St Paddy’s Day! Still want to join in on the celebrations but don’t fancy that hangover? Check out our mocktail recipes for a low-calorie, zero alcohol alternative.  

 But first, what is St Patrick’s Day?

We all celebrate it every year, but do you really know what St Patrick’s Day is? Well, for anyone who doesn’t know already, St Patrick’s Day is a day of celebration for the patron saint of Ireland, St Patrick. Nowadays, we tend to celebrate Irish culture on this special day, enjoying eating, drinking, dancing and more! 

Shamrock Smoothie Recipe

If you don’t want to indulge and join in with the annual celebrations and partying, we’ve got a great alternative for you- our Shamrock Smoothie! Made with our tasty Vanilla shake and a bunch of nutritious fresh ingredients, this is the ultimate smoothie for anyone wanting to switch out an afternoon of boozing for a feel-good recharge. 

St Patrick's Day Shamrock Smoothie

Our Shamrock Shake is not only nutritious, it’s delicious too. Ready to see how we made it?  

Ingredients:
  • 1 scoop exante Vanilla Shake 
  • 1 apple, chopped 
  • 2 cups spinach 
  • 1 tbsp nut butter 
  • 1 cup milk of your choice 
How to make the Shamrock Smoothie:

To create this nutritious smoothie, all you need to do is mix the ingredients into a blender until smooth & pour into your favourite glass with ice. That’s all, it’s now time to enjoy your healthy, refreshing juice! 

St Patrick's Day Shamrock Shake

Don’t feel like drinking this St Patrick’s Day but still want to join the party?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our easy-to-make mocktails, the perfect alternative to your favourite tipples!  

Strawberry Collins Mocktail 

St Patrick's Day Mocktail

A fresh and fruity mocktail inspired by the classic Tom Collins 

Ingredients:
  • 25ml of fresh lemon juice  
  • X1 Strawberry & Lime BURST sachet (we’d recommend going for the decaf option!) 
  • Crushed ice 
  • Strawberry to garnish 
Method:
  • Pour your Strawberry & Lime BURST sachet into a glass 
  • Add 500ml of ice-cold water  
  • Shake up in your exante shaker, then leave to settle.  
  • Add crushed ice into your favourite glass, pour in your mocktail and enjoy! 
Gin & No Tonic 

St Patrick's Day G&T

All the flavours of a G&T without the need for gin! 

Ingredients:
  • 25ml of freshly squeezed lime juice 
  • X1 Gin and Tonic Mocktail sachet 
  • 500ml tonic water 
Method:
  • Pour your Gin & Tonic sachet into a gin glass 
  • Add in your lime juice 
  • Top with 500ml of tonic water  
  • Add some cubes of ice 
  • Stir until the sachet has dissolved and enjoy!  

Don’t have time to enjoy your whip up some mocktails for St Patrick’s Day? Try our convenient BURST ready-to-drink mocktail cans! Just 4kcals per can, sugar & fat free and enriched with a 3-in-1 multivitamin blend, these cans are a must-have for your sober Paddy’s Day celebrations!  

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We hope our alcohol-alternative recipes are the perfect solution for your upcoming celebrations for St Patrick’s Day. Remember, we love to see what creations you come up with so don’t forget to tag us in all your St Patrick’s Day festivities on Instagram and Facebook! Want to see how we’re celebrating St Patrick’s Day? Check out our official TikTok page to see regular updates as well as juicy behind-the-scenes from exante HQ.  

 Happy St Patricks Day! 

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