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Fun St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these fun and festive recipes the kids and the whole family will enjoy. From Shamrock chips and green foods to rainbow parfaits and traditional Irish dishes.

Fun St. Patrick’s Recipes for Kids

Whether you are Irish or not, everyone is a wee bit of Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th and is always a fun holiday to celebrate with family and friends. We wanted to share these Fun St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids with you so you and your family can celebrate, too!

My family is Irish, so playing up St. Patrick’s Day is always fun for me and our kids. We’ve done the leprechaun footprints, hunted for four-leaf clovers and made green smoothies to drink. My girls are always careful not to get pinched on St. Patrick’s Day, often wearing green to bed the night before “just to be on the safe side.” Well, besides the games, we love making fun and festive foods, too!

We have some traditional and some festive Irish inspired recipes to share. Everything from simple rainbow ideas, green breakfast ideas, and all the way to some traditional colcannon. So go ahead and grab something green to wear, add something Irish to your menu, and bring on all the rainbow foods to celebrate!

Naturally Green Foods for St. Patrick’s Day

Naturally Green Foods

Go Green – without the dye!

There are so many natural green foods to enjoy, you don’t need to reach for food coloring to go green. Make a fun all-green snack board or create a dish using as many green foods as you can.

Here are some great options:

  • Broccoli
  • Green Grapes
  • Spinach
  • Kiwi
  • Green Beans
  • Green Lentils
  • Apples
  • Edamame
  • Cucumbers
  • Olives
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Celery
  • Asparagus
  • Lettuce, or other leafy greens
  • Sugar Snap Peas
  • Avocado

Below are some festive ideas to get creative in the kitchen and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with fun food ideas. What’s on the menu for your family?

Fun St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids

Fun St. Patrick’s Day Recipes for Kids

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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