Looking for a few green recipes to get you and your family into the St. Patty’s spirit? Go Irish with these bright and easy St. Patrick’s Day recipes!
Brittany @Eatingbirdfood celebrates St.Patty’s Day with a nutritious green smoothie. This tropical green smoothie is perfect for those just hopping on-board the green smoothie train. It uses frozen banana and mango, both of which are super sweet and do a great job masking just about anything. Of course, it’s still a winner for those of us that have been drinking green smoothies for ages — you can’t really go wrong when combining banana, mango and coconut.
Did you know there are nearly 20 essential vitamins and minerals in one serving of avocado? Tinsley and Jason @CookingShorts snack happy with this vitamin packed guacamole recipe. Serve it up this St.Patty’s day with with some homemade tortilla chips or raw veggies like peppers, celery, carrots or snap peas.
Erin @Erin’s Inside Job has become OBSESSED with brussel sprouts. If she hasn’t had them in a week, she gets a weird craving for them that must be satisfied RIGHT AWAY.I guess it’s better than craving a chocolate covered peanut butter covered chocolate concoction. Plus, it’s a healthier way to get into the St.Patty’s Day spirit.
For Kristel @Stirring Things Up, steamed artichokes was a special treat at her family’s table. Their naturally bright green color makes them a perfect choice for festive March tables that highlight green foods for St. Paddy’s Day, and they taste better than food coloring in your eggs.
Only have a few a minutes to eat before heading out for a night of St.Patty’s Day celebrations? Liz @I Heart Vegetables has you covered. Her Easiest Stuffed Pepper Recipe… Ever, will have good food in your belly … you know … to absorb all that green beer.
Too early for ice cream? Valerie @Pursuit Of Sweetness doesn’t think so. With any luck, spring is right around the corner! Her rainbow cookies are quick to whip up and you can choose to either homemake your ice cream or simply use store-bought. Either way, these sandwiches are a perfect colorful treat for your favorite leprechauns, small or large.
HAPPY ST.PATTY’S DAY
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