Raise a Glass to This St. Patrick's Day Drink!

Sunrise Senior Living  |  March 3, 2014

On St. Patrick's Day, many people take the opportunity to enjoy an alcoholic beverage. Residents of senior living may be seeking something a bit more sophisticated than green beer, so why not try out this delicious schnapps shake, or a bubbly mint champagne?

Refreshing and cool, a holiday drink is the perfect treat that takes only minutes to whip up. By using low-fat ingredients, you can cut down on calories as well. Just remember to drink responsibly!

Mint Schnapps St. Patrick's Day Shake
Ingredients (makes 4 servings)
4 C low-fat French vanilla ice cream
1/2 C peppermint schnapps
6-8 drops green food coloring
4 mint sprigs

Instructions
In a blender, combine the ice cream, peppermint schnapps and food coloring. Thoroughly mix the ingredients together, and divide evenly between four separate glasses. Top with the sprigs of mint and serve immediately.

Happy St. Patrick's Day!