Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day with these healthy recipes. Some celebrate the Irish tradition and some celebrate green food.
How did we get to St. Patrick’s Day already? Wow, time is speeding by. This round-up is all about Irish food or green food. That is quite apropos as St. Patrick’s Day started as a feast to celebrate St. Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland. With these recipes, we can still have fun with St. Patrick’s Day and stay healthy.
One of the most perfect green foods, broccoli, is full of Vitamin C and has almost 4 grams of fiber per serving.
Meaningful Eats – Irish Mint Avocado Milkshake
Avocados are the star in this milkshake. Avocados are high in fat but it is heart healthy unsaturated fat. It is also a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins C,K, folate, and B6.
This is a one pot meal full of healthy ingredients. Lamb is high in protein and Vitamin B-12
I have to admit, I do think of bread when I think Irish.
Yes, two bread recipes. I couldn’t help it. So delicious
A little sweet treat filled with nutritious apples.
Some say cabbage is the healthiest food in the world.
Steel Cut Oats aka Irish Oats – now here is a mega-house of nutrition.
Cabbage is such an underrated vegetable. It deserves double billing.
The quintessential idea St. Patrick’s Day drink, green alcohol, but this one actually has nutrition to it, Sláinte.
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