14 Naturally Green Recipes

Skip the green food coloring this St. Patrick's Day, and opt for healthier recipes that get their green color from fresh ingredients.

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Avocado Cheesecake

Don't pass on dessert! This healthier version of cheesecake gets its green color and creamy, thick texture from avocados. Add some crunch with chopped pistachios. Get the recipe>>

Mini Lamb Pot Pie With Minted Peas

Add unexpected flavor to your pot pie with curried lamb meat and mint peas. It's a lighter version of the classic pot pie your grandma made. Get the recipe>>

Brussels Sprout Flatbread

Brussels sprouts aren't just a boring side anymore. Top flatbread with the petals for a texture you can't resist. Get the recipe>>

Kale Gin Smash

It wouldn't be St. Patrick's Day without a cocktail. The nutritious kale juice in this gin concoction may just prevent you from getting tomorrow's hangover...maybe. Get the recipe>>

Grilled Avocado With Ceviche

You can easily take this protein-packed lunch on the go. Enjoy it warm or cold. Get the recipe>>

Green Breakfast Shakshuka

This Mediterranean-inspired breakfast dish will be sure to wake up your taste buds, and clean up is easy! Get the recipe>>

Sweet Pistachio Pesto Crostini

Whether you serve this as an appetizer or uncoventional dessert, this recipe is a great addition to any meal. Get the recipe>>

Green Bloody Mary Martini

This one's for you Bloody Mary fans out there. This version is made with green heirloom tomatoes instead, but still has the earthy flavors of your go-to cocktail. Get the recipe>>

Mini Matcha Green Tea Cakes

Transform your afternoon tea into a delectable dessert. Matcha powder and black sesame live in harmony in this sweet yet woody cake. Get the recipe>>

Grilled Artichoke With Arugula Pesto

Pesto is a favorite sauce for pizza, pastas and marinades, but it works great as a dip, too. Pour it in the hollow center of artichockes for a fresh addition to your menu. Get the recipe>>

Pistachio Vanilla Cupcakes

Give partygoers St. Patrick's Day luck with festive vanilla cupcakes topped with chocolate horseshoes and colorful ground pistachios. Get the recipe>>

Spinach-Dyed Crispy Rice Treats

Your kids will love this take on the classic crispy rice treats, and so will you because they're naturally dyed with spinach. Get the recipe>>

Matcha Green Tea Cocktail

The grassy notes of the matcha balance perfectly with the flowery botanicals of gin. The beautiful, deep green hue is an elegant touch to any occasion. Get the recipe>>

Healthy Shamrock Shake

Sure, a shamrock shake is delicious, but you haven't tried this healthy version. Packed with vegetables and fruit, your body and taste buds will be more than satisfied. Get the recipe>>

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