Wednesday, March 06, 2019

21 Green Food Ideas for St. Patrick's Day

A gathering of delicious green food to serve on St. Patrick's Day!

What to make on St. Patrick's Day? Try one of these fun green foods!

St. Patrick's Day hasn't always been my favorite holiday, I admit. And while I will probably never have the leprechauns visit my house and leave gold for my children or green footprints in the bathroom, it is kind of fun to add a simple nod to the holiday.

The easiest way to do that on St. Patrick's Day is just to make everything green—including your food.

I've compiled a list of some fun recipes that are all very green! We have green breakfast foods, green dinner entrees, and lots and lots of green desserts. I can't wait to try out the bell pepper and potato frittata for dinner—it's a healthier option and I absolutely love the idea of using the peppers as shamrocks!

For breakfast, I think we will go with the green pancakes since we have green smoothies most days already.

The trouble will be choosing a dessert—too bad I can't make them all!


A list of 21 green foods to eat on St. Patrick's Day—find links to green breakfast, green dinner, and green dessert!



  1. Colcannon Irish Potatoes from wholefoodbellies.com
  2. Green Quinoa Summer Salad from pinchofyum.com
  3. Shamrock Shake Recipe from dinneratthezoo.com
  4. Green Smoothie from twopeasandtheirpod.com
  5. Shamrock Shape Cupcakes from browneyedbaker.com
  6. Lime Jello Salad with Cream Cheese and Marshmallows from overstuffedlife.com
  7. Saint Patrick's Breakfast; Green Pancakes from iheartnaptime.net
  8. Bell Pepper And Potato Frittata from skinnytaste.com
  9. Delicious Green Colored Popcorn St Patrick's Day from skiptomylou.org
  10. Green Ombre St. Patrick's Day Cupcakes from thegoldlininggirl.com
  11. Mint Chocolate Brownie Brittle Bark from lifeloveandsugar.com
  12. Rainbow Meringues: Easy St. Patrick's Day Recipe from kenarry.com
  13. Vegan Cruciferous Colcannon For St. Patrick's Day from healthyslowcooking.com
  14. St. Patrick's Day Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies from kleinworthco.com
  15. Shamrock Shake Macarons from bakingamoment.com
  16. St. Patrick's Gum Drops Recipe from cincyshopper.com
  17. 4 Ingredient Shamrock Shake Fudge from spendwithpennies.com
  18. Shamrock Shake Cupcakes from crazyforcrust.com
  19. Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes from lifeloveandsugar.com
  20. Shamrock Cookies from thirtyhandmadedays.com
  21. Rice Krispies Treats from sarahsbakestudio.com

Make this yummy Lime Jello Salad with Cream Cheese and Marshmallows for your St. Patrick's Day dinner


I hope you find a few recipes on this list that you and your families will enjoy this March 17!

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

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Lara Neves
Lara Neves

Lara is mom to three daughters—two teens and a tween. She loves to share her parenting and homemaking triumphs and failures here at Overstuffed! She was diagnosed with Lyme disease in 2015 and has been fighting it ever since. When she isn't working on her mother of the year award, you can find her reading, singing, or taking photos.

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