Even if you celebrate St. Patrick's Day by wearing green or drinking green beer, we wholeheartedly recommend eating something green too - and not just on March 17th! Start planning your menu to make sure you have something green on your plate. Here are some of our favorite green foods and recipes:It's never too early in the day to eat some greens. Try adding a boost of green to your morning routine with a Get Your Greens Smoothie opens in a new tab.For lunch, how about a Quick Hummus and Vegetable-Stuffed Pita opens in a new tab? Pack it full of your favorite green veggies like cucumber, lettuce, green onions and sprouts.Double your green quotient with edamame and avocado in this super tasty guacamole opens in a new tab, great as a dip or sandwich spread.Or triple the green factor in this fresh salad opens in a new tab of lentils, arugula and pesto.
For dinner, you could start the meal on a green note with Creamy Spring Asparagus Soup opens in a new tab.Then make a classic St. Patty's Day feast of Corned Beef and Cabbage Rolls opens in a new tab.
Another tasty option is Cabbage and Cheddar Gratin opens in a new tab. Serve it alongside corned beef, or on its own as a vegetarian main dish.Corned beef not your thing? Try green eggs and ham in this Pancetta Pesto Souffle opens in a new tab.Whether you celebrate St. Patrick's Day or not, you can't go wrong with a side of Creamy Sesame Greens opens in a new tab.
And how about a little something sweet with a little something green? This gets tricky... Carrot Zucchini Cupcakes opens in a new tab fit the bill.Or Cranberry-Pistachio Oatmeal Lace Cookies opens in a new tab are flecked with green nuts.And may we recommend drinking a few cups of green tea on St. Patrick's Day? Get the whole story on green tea opens in a new tab.What's going to be green on your menu this St. Patrick's Day? Let us know in the comments below!