20 Fun and Healthy Food Ideas to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day is a fun holiday that involves all things green. One way to celebrate this holiday is by serving fun food to your kids. Fun food doesn’t have to be full of food coloring and sugar! What are your family’s green food traditions? We have 20 fun and healthy food ideas to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for you to try at home with your kids this holiday.
Leprechaun Hats by Creative Food
Simple and fun healthy St. Patrick’s Day snack!
Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits by Thirty Handmade Days
These Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits are the perfect treat to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. The kiddos will love this colorful treat. You will love that it is a rainbow of fruit. A deliciously perfect rainbow of fruit.
No-Dye Green Pancakes by Super Healthy Kids
Boost the nutrition and create a festive breakfast with these all natural green pancakes!
Green Potstickers by The Flavor Bender
Make homemade dumpling/potsticker dough even MORE fun with this GREEN dumpling dough/potsticker dough! They are naturally colored with spinach puree. Then use these fun wrappers to make steamed dumplings or potstickers.
Spinach Cupcakes with Irish Creme by Renees Kitchen Adventures
As you can see, the green doesn’t fade during the baking process. The end result is a moist, non-spinach tasting cake with a rich green color.
Rainbow Pepper Pizza by Super Healthy Kids
You only need one pizza recipe for a great crust, and you can create a million different pizzas! We love this Rainbow pepper pizza because the colors are so fabulous!
Green Fruit Salad Snack Recipe by Eating Richly
The all green fruit topped with a kiwi shamrock is a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at snack time.
Shamrock Dippers with a Pot of Gold by Super Healthy Kids
A fun and festive after school snack that is surprisingly easy to whip up!
Green Candied Grapes by Rachel Schultz
A healthier version of a favorite sour candy, Sour Patch Kids. And green to boot!
Kiwi Kale Green Smoothie by A Side of Sweet
A healthy and vegan kiwi kale green smoothie recipe made with coconut water. Start your St. Patrick’s Day off with a super nutrition boost!
Sweet Spinach Muffins by Super Healthy Kids
Got a picky eater? These kid-favorite muffins are 100% whole wheat, refined-sugar-free, and packed with fresh spinach! Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day breakfast or snack.
Avocado Cucumber Cupcakes by Haute and Healthy Living
Adorable mini cucumber cupcakes topped with an avocado and goat cheese icing. These little bites are the perfect appetizer for any party of get together. They’re healthy, low in calories, vegetarian and gluten-free!
Green Mac and Cheese by Weelicious
This mac and cheese is not only super creamy and cheesy, it’s packed with nutritious veggies like spinach, broccoli and sweet peas which only add to the heavenly nature of this traditional, kid friendly recipe. See, it’s easy being green!
Shamrock Bento by Creative Food
Simple to put together, but so much fun for your kids to eat on this fun Holiday!
Ombre Veggie Tray by Paging Supermom
Bite-sized green veggies served up in a monochromatic array will delight even the littlest leprechauns. Collect a variety of crunchy green vegetables: cucumber, celery, broccoli, green pepper, sugar snap peas and zucchini.
Shamrock Veggie Skewers by Two Healthy Kitchens
These easy Shamrock Veggie Skewers are a perfect St. Patrick’s Day appetizer for parties, and a fun, healthy after-school snack! Plus, if you happen to catch a leprechaun (lucky you!), you’ll know just what to feed him!
Shamrock Avocado Toast by 360 Family Nutrition
A perfect snack, appetizer, or treat to get into the St. Patty’s Day spirit. All you need is a few minutes and some simple ingredients (basically bread, avocado, and seasonings) to create this fun holiday themed treat.
St. Patrick’s Day Fruit Skewers by Get Creative Juice
Deliciously refreshing way to serve yummy green food on St. Patrick’s Day!
Green Apple Sandwiches by Simply Frugal
These apple sandwiches fall under the category of simple, delicious and budget-friendly.
Whole Wheat Spinach Cheddar Scones by Family Food on the Table
These scones are fluffy, tender and easy to make. They’re loaded with spinach and cheddar cheese for a savory breakfast or brunch recipe that everyone loves!
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