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.
1. Oakhurst Dairy Shamrock Milk Mixer http://www.oakhurstdairy.com/recipes/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
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
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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