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Green Foods for St. Patrick's Day!

There's no better way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day than with these delicious, nutritious, and GREEN foods! And we don't mean just vegetables! Take a look at some of these healthy St. Paddy's Day treats that are sure to get people of all ages in the leprechaun spirit!

  • Green Eggs – This breakfast treat isn't just for Dr. Seuss. Add a few drops of green food coloring to scrambled eggs for the perfect Irish breakfast. You can even dye your milk to match! Slice some bananas on the side for the “gold” coin look.
  • Pistachio Muffins – This is a nice, crunchy muffin with a delightful pistachio flavor. Though this tasty dessert was designed for St. Patrick's Day, it is great every day. Check out the recipe here.
  • Graciously Green Smoothies – add one cup of spinach to your favorite fruit smoothies to create the perfect green color. The spinach will also add calcium, vitamins, fiber, and iron to this delicious treat without taking away the fruity flavor.
  • Green Pepper Shamrocks – Slice a green bell pepper widthwise to reveal a lucky four-leaf clover shape. Serve with a side of light dressing for the perfect afternoon snack.

Making these treats for your aging loved ones? Lucky you! These recipes are easy enough for anyone to help! So, get to the kitchen and let your taste buds celebrate!

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