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26 Healthy St. Patricks Day Recipes (Naturally Green!)

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These healthy St. Patricks Day Recipes are all naturally green! All the fun with no nasty food-coloring!

St. Patrick’s Day is such a fun holiday and the kids love it but it’s so often completely overloaded with sugar and food coloring which we do our best to avoid. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite inspiration for a day full of fun without all the junk! We still will have a few indulgent treats as well but I love coming up with some healthier options to mix in too!

Healthy St. Patricks Day Breakfasts:

1. Easy Green Smoothie Bowl Recipe


This Healthy Easy Green Smoothie is a wonderful mix of energy packed goodness for your St. Patrick’s Day breakfast. Get the Easy Green Smoothie Bowl Recipe Here

2. Spinach Pancakes Recipe (Gluten-Free and Vegan Friendly)


These amazingly green Spinach Pancakes look amazing! All ages will be begging for these gluten-free and vegan friendly breakfast treat. Or turn them into the “bread” for an epic green sandwich! Get the Spinach Pancakes Recipe Here

3. Lucky Spinach Quiche Recipe 


These Lucky Spinach Quiches are so adorable! They would be perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day brunch! . Get the Full Lucky Spinach Quiche Recipe Here.

4. Mint Chocolate Green Smoothie Recipe


This Mint Chocolate Green Smoothie is healthy, packed with immunity boosting ingredients creating a delightful twist of tasting like mint chocolate chip to power your St. Patricks Day. Even your kids won’t be put off by the idea of drinking their veggies when it tastes this good! Get the Full Green Mint Chocolate Green Smoothie Recipe Here

Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Appetizers & Snacks:

5. Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits Recipe


These wonderful Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfait are berry filled treats are a great way to celebrate St. Patricks Day while still being healthy for you! The rainbow pattern will have you and your kids searching for their pot of gold!! Get the Full Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits Recipe Here

6. Healthy Homemade Apple Gummy Bears Recipe


These Amazing Healthy Homemade Green Apple Gummy Bears are the best way to spice up your St. Patricks Day afternoon snack. Making your own healthy version of your favorite treat at home! The amazing taste and texture will leave you amazed that there aren’t store bought but are instead naturally flavored and colored with no High Fructose Corn Syrup used at all! Get the Healthy Homemade Green Apple Gummy Bears Recipe Here

7. Avocado Deviled Eggs Recipe


These Avocado Deviled Eggs are a great healthy to go snack when entertaining or to bring when attending a gathering. Get the Avocado Deviled Eggs Recipe Here

8. Green Irish Soda Bread Recipe, its Vegan Friendly


This Green Irish Soda Bread Recipe is perfect for your St. Patricks Day celebrations! The vegan recipe has no extra fat and is perfect heated or cold with choice of spread. Get the Full Green Irish Soda Bread Recipe Here

9. Chocolate Matcha Energy Bites Recipe


These Chocolate Matcha Energy Balls are little balls of nutrition are jam packed with naturally sweetened flavor and a great little energy boost for that time of day when those cookies just seem too tempting. These energy bites are free of refined sugar and are naturally sweetened by dried dates and maple syrup. Get the Full Chocolate Matcha Energy Balls Recipe Here

Healthy St. Patricks Day Meal Ideas:

10. Chimichurri Sauce Recipe


This savory green Argentinian sauce is perfect for your St. Patricks day with a great cut of meat. The fresh flavor is so versatile you can actually put in almost anything which needs a little boost. Get the Easy Chimichurri Sauce Recipe Here

11. Cucumber Avocado Salad Recipe


This Cucumber Avocado Salad is a wonderful way to enjoy your greens on St. Patricks Day. Only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes are needed to make this wonderful creation! Get the Full Cucumber Avocado Salad Recipe Here

12. Green Goddess Pizza Recipe


Doesn’t this look amazing? This Fresh and light veggie pizza for St. Patricks Day to satisfy the unending desire for pizza. Substituting Ranch dressing as a sauce is a great way to keep the meal light as well as add phenomenal flavor! Get the Green Goddess Pizza Recipe Here

13. Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup) Recipe


Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup) with bacon  added is going to super charge you on St. Patricks Day vetures. Get the Full Caldo Verde (Portuguese Green Soup) Recipe Here

14. Green Dumpling Recipe


Green colored pasta is a great treat on St. Patricks Day feast! These healthy mouth watering spinach potstickers will spice up any dinner. Get the Spinach Dumpling Recipe Here

15. Pea Soup With Cheddar-Scallion Panini Recipe

Pea Soup

Pea soup served with Cheddar Scallion Panini Recipe sounds like an out of this world St. Patricks Day lunch idea! Get the Full Green Pea Soup with Cheddar Scallion Panini Recipe Here

16. Thai Basil Pesto Sauce Recipe


Thai Basil Pesto Sauce will add the perfect flavor to your St. Patricks Day!  Get the Full Thai Basil Pesto recipe Here


Now that we have been so good with all our main courses it’s time to splurge a little! We rounded up a great mix of fun ideas here that are all naturally colored. Some have sugar but all things in moderation is our motto especially at the holidays!

17. Spinach Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting Recipe

surprise green cupcakes

These Spinach Cupcakes with Irish Cream are so fun! This recipe uses a boxed cake mix but I bet they would be easy to adapt to your favorite from scratch recipe too! Use our Maple Cream Cheese Frosting to top them with! Get the Full Spinach Cupcake with Irish Cream Recipe Here

18. Green Tea Swirl Cookies Recipe


Green Tea Swirl Cookies Recipe is a wonderful way to spread the St. Patricks Day joy!! These naturally colored green with white contrast make an easy recipe. They do use matcha powder so they have a bit of a caffeine boost too! Get the Full Green Tea Swirl Cookies Recipe Here

19. Matcha Custard Tat with Chocolate Crust


Powdered Green tea custard made with all natural ingredients and a rolled oats and chocolate crust. This Green tea custard dessert is even great for those who swear allegiance to coffee, the taste of the all natural crust with its hint of chocolate. Get the Full Matcha Custard Tart with Chocolate Crust Recipe Here

20. Very Fresh Mint Ice Cream


This Very Mint Ice Cream recipe is so pretty and uses no artificial coloring! Win win! Get the Full Very Mint Ice Cream Recipe Here

21. Mint Chocolate Chip Donuts (Gluten-Free and Vegan Friendly)


Gluten-free and vegan friendly Mint Chocolate Chip Donuts are a special treat for breakfast or desert!  Get the Full Mint Chocolate Chip Donut Recipe Here

22. Raw Vegan Tart with Chocolate and Pistachios Recipe


Chocolate and pistachio raw vegan tart is made with only 6 ingredients. It’s the perfect follow up to your delicious St. Patricks Day meals. Get the Full Raw Vegan Tart with Chocolate Crust Recipe Here

23. Baileys Irish Cream and Pistachio Fudge


You must try Pistachio fudge it is the best combination of flavors. No candy thermometer is needed to complete this creation! Get the Full Baileys Irish Cream and Pistachio Fudge Recipe Here


24. Sparkling Vietnamese Limeade Recipe


St. Patricks Day is made perfect with these Vietnamese Limeade drinks! Get the Full Sparkling Vietnamese Limeade Recipe Here

DIY Recipe Tips & Tricks

25. How to make Natural Green Food coloring for St. Patricks Day Recipes


This is an easy and wonderful way to naturally make your very own green dye for St Patrick’s Day treats! Get the Full How To Make Naturally Green Food Coloring for St. Patricks Day Recipe Here

26. How to Naturally Dye Shredded Coconut Green


Using Kale to Naturally dye shredded coconut is a great way to enhance your St. Patricks Day recipes and excite your little ones while sneaking in some veggies too! Get the Full How to Naturally Dye Shredded Coconut Green Recipe Here

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Hi I'm Holli! My background is in baking and pastries. I love a good coffee, anytime of the day. I also love to tend my garden and explore the world with my husband and four growing daughters. I co-authored Stress Free Camping, a 120+ page cookbook on making epic food in the woods.

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7 thoughts on “26 Healthy St. Patricks Day Recipes (Naturally Green!)”

  1. Such a great round up – love that none of these use food coloring or chemicals – naturally green recipes all the way. Don’t even know where to start…. Thai basil pesto? Or limeade? Or green coconut? I don’t even know. Pinning : )


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