13 Recipes With Leafy Greens for a Healthy, Green St. Paddy's Day
March 17, 2016
St. Paddy’s Day can be healthier, sort of, if you try one of these leafy green recipes
14 Recipes With Leafy Greens for a Healthy, Green St. Paddy's Day
Armed with your healthier green beer, it’s time to tackle one (or more) of the following 13 Recipes With Leafy Greens for Healthy, Green St. Paddy's Day. Sláinte!
Cleansing Cauliflower & Kale Soup
This light, cleansing soup is perfect for food recovery. With kale and powdered greens in addition to some cauliflower florets, you’ll never feel healthier after enjoying a bowl of soup.
Click here for the Cleansing Cauliflower & Kale Soup recipe.
Corned Beef and Brussels Sprout Hash
This corned beef and cabbage recipe has a twist: It’s served with a Brussels sprouts hash and quail eggs.
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Creamy Go Raw Watermelon Pumpkin Seed Pâté
Go Raw Watermelon Seed Pesto
Don the luck of the Irish with this unexpected twist on traditional pesto, made with highly nutritious, high-protein sprouted seeds. Pair with Irish soda bread for a more authentic St. Paddy’s Day spread.
Grilled Cheese With Coppa and Broccoli Rabe
Healthier Shamrock Shake
The Vitamin Shoppe has developed this Healthier Shamrock Shake recipe to replace well-known fast food mint milkshakes, which are often high in calories and sugar, with a guilt-free alternative. It’s a delicious way to sneak spinach into your celebration.
Healthy Vegan Shamrock Shake
Depending on the sweetener, this healthy green St. Patrick’s Day recipe has 205 calories, 21 grams of protein, 14 grams of sugar, and five grams of fiber. For those who want to add a little extra green to their shamrock shake, add a handful of baby spinach in addition to the powdered greens (and consider adding some maca powder for an additional nutrient boost).
Irish Curry With Kale and Spinach
Not only are healthy greens in season at the moment, but you will find kale in particular in many traditional Irish dishes. This recipe utilizes kale to create a one-of-a-kind Irish curry. This low-calorie and low-fat dish provides plenty of vitamin A from the kale, spinach, and sweet potatoes. You can get your B vitamins and protein from the chicken, vitamin C from the peppers, and vitamin K from the spinach.