Healthy St Patrick’s Day Treats

| 16 March, 2012 | 0 Comments

St Patrick’s Day is here tomorrow so celebrate with the munch pick of healthy Irish inspired products and recipes!

Green Monster:

Green Monster Smoothie from Oh She Glows

Green Monster Smoothie from Oh She Glows


In the blogging world these are a popular way to start your day with Jenna from Oh She Glows even setting up her own Green Monster Movementwebsite in homage to these nutrient packed drinks. A spinach, lemon and apple medley may not sound so appealing, but it’s full of fibre, iron and other vitamins that will have you more than ready for lively Paddy’s Day celebrations.

Soda Bread:

Rankin soda bread

Rankin soda bread


Enjoy traditional Irish Soda Bread with Rankin Selection Irish Brown Soda Bread, available from many leading supermarkets. Delicious toasted with butter and jam, this is just the thing for a St Patrick’s Day brunch.

Colcannon:

Colcannon from Eatingwell.com

Colcannon from Eatingwell.com


The classic Irish potato and cabbage combo is the perfect side dish for whatever you choose to have for dinner. Try this Red Potato Colcannonfrom Eating Well.

Homemade Vegan Baileys Irish Cream:

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream from Oh She Glows

Homemade Baileys Irish Cream from Oh She Glows


For a dairy-free, lighter alternative to rich Irish liqueurs, this recipe for vegan Baileys from Oh She Glows should do the job. Delicious in hot chocolates, Irish coffees or just on its own – cheers!

What are your plans for St Patrick’s Day? I’m going to be busy as bridesmaid for my sister’s wedding!

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