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Saint Patrick's Day: Creative and Funny Green Food Coloring Ideas and Recipes to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

Updated on April 9, 2017
Green Velvet Cupcakes
Green Velvet Cupcakes | Source

St. Patrick's Day

Valentine's Day has come and gone and St. Patrick's Day is now upon us.

Whether your planning to take a road trip to see the Chicago Saint Patrick's Day Parade and the Chicago River dyed green, or you plan to head to San Francisco for the Crossroads Irish-American Festival you are bound to run into delicious green foods and drinks.

For those of you who are planning to stay home this year and throw your own holiday party, there are many St. Patrick's Day recipes and creative food ideas that reflect the beautiful shamrock green found in the fields of Ireland.

Shamrock Cupcake
Shamrock Cupcake | Source

Celebrate the luck of the Irish with these yummy recipes.

You could even use Ateco food coloring to turn every meal into a Saint Patrick's Day treat.

Have a top o' the morning breakfast, then a lucky charmed lunch, and end the day with a comforting Irish dinner followed by a sweet pot of gold dessert.

St. Patrick's Cupcakes with Pot of Gold Coins
St. Patrick's Cupcakes with Pot of Gold Coins | Source

Don't forget to squeeze some tasty green treats in there like St. Patrick's Day Shortbread.

There are also some absolutely delicious drink recipes for St. Patrick's Day such as:

Try anyone of these yummy recipes this Saint Patrick's Day!

Listed are a number of green foods for Saint Patrick's Day that would make any fan of the green isles or "Fighting Irish" proud.

Healthy Green Smoothie
Healthy Green Smoothie | Source
Key Lime Pie with Strawberry Garnish
Key Lime Pie with Strawberry Garnish | Source
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Fluffy Key Lime Pie

Try this quick taste of paradise that is diabetic friendly, low in fat and absolutely yummy.

Ingredients

  • 1 package Jello sugar-free lime gelatin
  • 1 reduced-fat graham cracker crust
  • 2 (6 ounce) cartons key lime yogurt
  • 1 (8 ounce) carton frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/4 cup boiling water

Grab those ingredients and head over to Fluffy Key Lime Pie for instructions on how to create your own St. Patricks Day lime treat.

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Green Tea Ice Cream
Green Tea Ice Cream | Source

Green Isles, Ireland Inspired Cupcakes

Green Isles, Ireland Inspired Cupcakes
Green Isles, Ireland Inspired Cupcakes | Source

Emerald Green Punch Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 packages Lemon-lime Kool-Aid powdered drink mix
  • 1 (46 ounce) can pineapple juice, chilled
  • 2 (2 liter) bottles ginger ale
  • 1 quart pineapple sherbet or 1 quart lime sherbet (your taste)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 quarts cold water

Take these tasty ingredients and check out Emerald Green Punch for instructions on how to create your own punch that will reminds you of the refreshing grassy fields of Ireland.

Try a green salad for St. Patrick's Day!
Try a green salad for St. Patrick's Day! | Source

Green Velvet Shamrock Cupcakes

Green Velvet Shamrock Cupcakes
Green Velvet Shamrock Cupcakes | Source

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    • Neinahpets profile imageAUTHOR

      Stephanie 

      5 years ago from Canada

      The first time I heard of fried ice cream as a bit taken aback by it - it is so unusual to see!

      Thank you for the vote up Amanda108!

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      Amanda 

      5 years ago from Michigan, United States

      Green tea fried ice cream - what a unique idea!

      Nice hub, voted up!

    • Neinahpets profile imageAUTHOR

      Stephanie 

      5 years ago from Canada

      Thank you very much randomcreative! I had fun finding all the interesting green foods out there.

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      Rose Clearfield 

      5 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      I love the mix of choices here! Great job with this topic.

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