5 Green Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Crispy Green Beans with Pesto
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Today we celebrate all things Irish! It is traditionally lucky to wear green on St. Patrick’s Day, so we thought, why not go one step further and eat green all day? Here are five green recipes to help you channel the luck o’ the Irish:

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Green Egg Casserole
Wake up green with this crowd pleaser! A simple recipe that is chalk full of protein will help you start your day on the right track. Feeling a little adventurous? Throw some leeks in there for a burst of flavour and boost of vitamin A!

Pear and Arugula Smoothie
Need a little more green before lunch? A green smoothie is the perfect mid-morning snack and one lucky bonus is that arugula is known for being a cancer-fighting, detoxifying superfood that may help reduce your risk of several types of cancer.

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Colcannon
This traditional Irish dish is made mostly of mashed potatoes and cabbage. Katie Goodman of GoodLife Eats Etc. gives this tasty dish a nutritious boost by adding kale and leeks!

Cucumber Feta Rolls
The perfect green appetizer! Cumber Feta Rolls may be light, but they pack a punch of flavour. Serve up these yummy treats to your St. Patty’s Day party guests in less than 20 minutes.

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Green Mac n’ Cheese
There is nothing that makes a person feel lucky like a bowl full of comfort food! This twist on mac n’ cheese has the same creamy taste but calls for 6 cups of spinach to add some serious nutrition to this delicious dish.

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