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3 (Naturally) Green Recipes for St. Paddy’s Day

There’s no better time to go green than St. Paddy’s Day. After all, you don’t have to be Irish to enjoy green beer, green donuts – even green, err, bacon?

But you don’t have to have food dye on hand to enjoy a hearty green snack this weekend. Here are three naturally green recipes, perfect for the Irish and everyone else.

Sláinte!

1. Oakhurst Dairy Shamrock Milk Mixer http://www.oakhurstdairy.com/recipes/shamrock-milk-mixer

Shamrock Milk Mixer

Forget the fast food milkshakes – this chocolate, pistachio, and mint milk mixer tastes just as delicious and needs only 3 ingredients to throw together. Perfect for a party or special afterschool snack.

2. Green Mac and Cheese

Green Mac and Cheese

A kiddo fan favorite – this green mac and cheese boasts both festive coloring AND good nutrition. You’ll need some Oakhurst milk, broccoli florets, and green peas to pull it off. Get the recipe here: http://weelicious.com/2013/03/06/green-mac-and-cheese/

3. Green Goddess Veggie Dip

Green Goddess Veggie Dip

Avocados are what give this dip it’s delicious creaminess as well as a perfect St. Paddy’s day hue. Pair with cut veggies for a healthy and hearty party app. Get the recipe here: http://dailyburn.com/life/recipes/healthy-green-goddess-dressing-dip-recipe/

 

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