St. Patrick’s Day Healthy Recipe Round-Up From Dietitians


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  • By Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN on
  • March 14th, 2016

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What better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than to have a complete menu that covers breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, and dessert? I reached out to some of my favorite dietitian foodie friends and got their St. Patrick’s Day recipes. We have a mixture of it all. From gluten free to vegan to meat lovers. Whether the dish is incorporating the green theme or it is coming straight from the traditional land of the lucky. Time to celebrate with fabulous food, family, and friends. Here is a St. Patrick’s Day Healthy Recipe Round-Up From Dietitians.


Coconut Date Walnut Teff Scones
by Katie Morford, MS, RDN, author of Best Lunch Box Ever and founder of Mom’s Kitchen Handbook
For a non-traditional scone (but with Irish-roots) on St. Patrick’s Day, these scones are a must-try. Teff flour provides a whole grain source with a ton of flavor. Get ready for a fiber-friendly breakfast treat. (Photo by Katie Morford)


Kale, Leek, and Cheese Frittata
by Dixya Bhattarai, RDN, founder of Food, Pleasure, and Health
The love of eggs brings this savory dish to the table for St. Patrick’s Day. Easy, simple, and fast to make, your family will enjoy a good brunch before the evening celebration. (Photo by Dixya Bhattarai)

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Green Smoothie Pancakes
by Lindsay Livingston, RDN, founder of the Lean Green Bean
You can’t get pinched by eating these green machine pancakes. The pancakes have both vegetables and fruit in the batter, so you’ll be kick starting your St. Patrick’s Day with a healthy blast of love. (Photo by Lindsay Livingston)

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Guiness Stew
by Meme Inge, RDN, founder of Living Well Kitchen
For a hearty, classic stew on St. Patrick’s Day incorporating the traditional root vegetables of Ireland and the famous country’s beer, Guiness Stew will warm your soul and happily feed your belly. (Photo by Meme Inge)

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Vegan Guiness Stew
by Sharon Palmer, RDN, the Plant Powered Dietitian™
Traveling to Ireland and appreciating the classic Guiness stews famous from the Emerald Isle. This vegan twist on the recipe still includes all the love of the one-pot, comfort food recipe while substituting the beef for tempeh. (Photo by Sharon Palmer)

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Green Machine Hummus
by Elizabeth Shaw, MS, RDN, CLT, Certified Health Nut and Founder of Shaw’s Simple Swaps
The perfect afternoon snack on St. Patrick’s Day is green machine hummus. The spinach adds to the green coloring of the hummus while also giving you a dose of vitamins A and C. (Photo by Elizabeth Shaw)

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Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread
by Kara Lydon, RD, LDN, RYT, founder of The Foodie Dietitian
This fiber and protein-filled version of the classic Irish soda bread recipe uses whole-wheat flour and Greek yogurt to provide you with health and wellness on this special day. (Photo by Kara Lydon)

Irish Soda Bread by Sari Schlussel-Leeds, MS, RD, CDN, founder of Chef Up To The Plate
The classic recipe straight from the Irish homeland. Perfect for enjoying with a traditional meal on St. Patrick’s Day.

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Gluten-Free Vegan Irish Soda Bread
by Amari Thomsen, MS, RD, LDN, founder of Eat Chic Chicago
For a healthier version of the classic St. Patrick’s Day dish featuring a blend of gluten-free flours. Enjoy a soda bread you can feel good about eating. (Photo by Amari Thomsen)

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Crock Pot Guiness Corned Beef and Cabbage
by Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN, founder of Family. Food. Fiesta. (that’s me)
Using a slow cooker allows the corned beef to get super tender and just melt in your mouth with only 8 minutes of prep time. Enjoy a complete, well-balanced St. Patrick’s Day meal in under 450 calories per serving. (Photo by Me: Sarah Koszyk)

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Mint Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream
by Amanda Hernandez, MA, RDN, founder of The Nutritionist Reviews
A perfect green dessert for the St. Patrick’s Day feast. Not only does the sweet dessert have protein, but it has hidden vegetables and fruits, too. You’ll be eating guilt-free dessert tonight. (Photo by Amanda Hernandez)

Have a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day Celebration. Bottoms up to hearty, green health!

Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN

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4 responses to “St. Patrick’s Day Healthy Recipe Round-Up From Dietitians”

  1. What a fun post!! Thanks for including my hummus in here- I guess now I need to go to the store to pick up some green goodies! XOXO

    • Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN says:

      Yes! Love your recipe. And now I’m pinch free from eating the green machine. Thanks for sharing Elizabeth.

  2. Cailee says:

    YUM! What a great round up of recipes! I’ve been wanting to make a frittata for a while now! I must get on that! Also, that Irish soda bread looks amazing!
    xoxo Cailee!

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