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Green food has become a fun celebratory tradition on St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t always translate to healthy eats. Here is a round-up of good-for-you festive, green grub as well as a few Irish staples so you can truly celebrate the day in a healthy and enjoyable way!

 

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Registered Dietitian Meme Inge of Living Well Kitchen created these Avocado Deviled Eggs which offer a healthy, festive spin on the classic version.

 

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Remake your Shamrock Shake with this Green Lentil Smoothie from Stephanie McKercher, MS RDN of The Grateful Grazer.

 

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These “green” pancakes are the perfect family-friendly St. Patrick’s Day breakfast. Dietitian Meme Inge added spinach and cottage cheese to up the nutritional ante in this gluten-free recipe.

 

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We have two recipes for all of you that enjoy Irish Soda Bread. Pictured above is a gluten-free, vegan option from Amari Thomsen, RD; or you can opt for a Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread created by The Foodie Dietitian, Kara Lydon, RD.

 

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Guinness Stew is a soulful St. Patrick’s Day dinner. Meme Inge, RD offers a healthified version of this Traditional Stew (pictured above) and for those of you that don’t eat meat – we have you covered! Try this Vegan Guinness Stew from The Plant Powered Dietitian, Sharon Palmer, RD.

 

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By: Katie Cavuto, RD