St. Patrick’s Day is upon us! Whether you like this holiday for it’s traditional corned beef, the green beer, or Shamrock shakes, you’ve gotta admit that the food around this holiday is delicious. My goal with each holiday is to find ways to enjoy the food while still making healthy choices. Holidays don’t have to be full of sugar and simple carbs. They can be full of fresh produce and proteins that are just as satisfying. I wanted to share the recipes I found and hopefully my research will save you some time this St. Patrick’s Day too!
Get all the flavors of a traditional corned beef & cabbage dinner, all in a comforting soup!
Corned Beef Cabbage Rolls from Home.Made.Interest.
Enjoy the delicious flavor of corned beef, all wrapped up in a healthy cabbage wrap!
Colcannon from Simply Recipes
Have you tried this traditional dish? I haven’t, but it’s full of real ingredients (don’t let the butter & cream scare you – in moderation these are a great choice!)
Gluten Free/Dairy Free Irish Soda Bread from Around My Family Table
If you need to avoid wheat or dairy, THIS is the bread for you! If you want a traditional Irish Soda Bread with original ingredients, try Simply Recipes’ Irish Soda Bread
Gluten Free Boxty AKA Irish Potato Pancakes from The Tomato Tart
Try this fun twist on a potato side dish!
Dublin Coddle from Simple Scratch
Try this as a side dish or even main dish!
Rainbow Fruit Salad Parfaits from thirtyhandmadedays.com
Finish your St. Patrick’s Day dinner with a rainbow of fresh fruits!
Healthy Shamrock Shake from Cook Eat Paleo
Enjoy real ingredients like avocado, fresh mint and maple syrup instead of the sugar-filled restaurant version!
What’s your favorite real food St. Patrick’s Day food? Share with us in the comments below!
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