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10 Foods to make on St. Patrick's Day

10 Foods to make on St. Patrick's Day
Posted March 10th, 2014 @ 11:22am

Have you ever wanted to branch out and try something new?  Well here are 10 easy to make St. Patrick's Day inspired dishes!  

1. Taste the Rainbow Cupcakes:

"Here's what little leprechauns look forward to on St. Patrick's Day: a magical snack that can add color to the grayest March afternoon. Pot of gold not included."

Recipe here.

2. St. Patrick's Pesto Pasta:

"What could be better for a St. Patrick's Day dinner than green pasta?"

Recipe here.

3. The traditional dish, Corned beef and cabbage:

"This slow-cooker corned beef and cabbage recipe is so simple, you don't have to wait for St. Patrick's Day to roll around for an excuse to make it. In my house, we whip this recipe up at least once a month. Best of all, leftovers make great sandwiches for the next-day lunch boxes!"

Recipe here.

4. Pot o' gold soup:

"A pinch of sugar and salt makes this butternut soup a savory holiday soup."

Recipe here.

5. Pot o' gold peppers:

"Finding cute, healthy party food that my kids will eat is often a huge challenge for me. This recipe is so easy that I feel a little silly calling it a "recipe." But it is so cute and simple, and if you put this pot o'gold at the end of a "rainbow" of colorful veggies with a ranch dressing "cloud" at the other end, you'll have yourself a colorful, healthy party treat for St.Patrick's Day."

Recipe here.

6. Homemade Shamrock Shake:

"Homemade tastes much better anyways.  This treat is great for little kids and adults (who can add alcohol as needed)."

Recipe here.

7. Green Candied Popcorn:

"Do you love Popcorn? How about Green Popcorn? This fun recipe for Green Candied Popcorn is yummy and is perfect for St. Patrick's Day!"

Recipe here.

8. Green Eggs & Ham:

"This colorful recipe, inspired by the beloved Dr. Seuss book of the same name, is a fun meal idea your kids will love."

Recipe here.

9. Colcannon:

"In the States, Colcannon tends to be served only once we start gearing up for St. Patrick's Day festivities, but it's actually a traditional Irish dish that is usually eaten in Ireland during the fall and winter. I usually reserve this dish for when we have company over, because it's a great flexible recipe that you can play around with and easily cater to your taste buds or to those of your guests. Add it to your list of great St. Patrick's Day recipes, along with corned beef and cabbage!"

Recipe here.

10. Toffee Shortbread:

"Buttery shortbread, a layer of toffee, and chocolate topping make these cookie bars a favorite sweet among families in Ireland. Invite your kids to help make a batch for a special St. Patrick's Day snack."

Recipe here.

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