Looking for some fun 'green food' for your St. Patrick's Day celebration? Then look no further.
Whether you are celebrating the love of all things Irish for the entire week, or just for the day, on March 17th ~ here are some vibrant green drinks & foods, both savory & sweet, that are sure to please!
It's time for breaking out all the 'Kiss Me I'm Irish' t-shirts, hand knitted Irish sweaters, Clancy Brothers & Chieftains CD's, pints of Guinness, Soda Bread, Corned Beef & Cabbage, &... the list just goes on & on.
Leprechauns, castles, good luck and laughter
Lullabies, dreams, and love ever after.
Poems and songs with pipes and drums
A thousand welcomes when anyone comes.
I will say to you, now, as so many will say to those they meet on the 17th ~ Cead Mile Failte!
Colors of Ireland Jello Parfait
Old Irish Saying ~ “An old broom knows the dirtiest corners best.”(The elders in the family know the family secrets)
TO MAKE GRANDMA BUNNI'S JELLO PARFAIT
Take prepared green jello, cottage cheese (or vanilla pudding if you want a more modern spin) & diced peaches or mandarin oranges ~ Find a pretty glass & layer the ingredients as follows: your favorite green jello, diced, as the bottom layer, cottage cheese or vanilla pudding for the middle layer & diced peaches or mandarin oranges as the top layer. Finish it with a dollop of whipped cream & little bits of green jello sprinkled around the edges of the glass. Enjoy as either a starter or as a dessert.
Baked Kale Chips
St. Patrick -- one of the few saints whose feast day presents the opportunity to get determinedly whacked and make a fool of oneself all under the guise of acting Irish. ~ Charles M. Madigan
Irish Saying ~ What is Irish diplomacy? It's the ability to tell a man to go to hell, so that he will look forward to making the trip.
|If you want a quick & healthy green meal for St. Paddy's Day, try this incredibly easy, tasty & low-cal Broccoli Soup ~ from Gordon Ramsay's cookbook ~ Healthy Appetite|
Baby Bok Choy with Vinaigrette
Irish Saying ~
There are only two kinds of people in the world, The Irish and those who wish they were.
|If you want a little different spin on cabbage for the big ~Luck 'o' the Irish ~ day, try this simply prepared & low-cal Bok Choy recipe from Alicia Silverstone's ~ The Kind Diet|
Green Tea Swappuccino
Irish Saying ~ Life is like a cup of tea, it's all in how you make it!
What color should be seen, Where our fathers' homes have been, But their own immortal Green? ~~Author Unknown