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25 Healthy St. Patrick's Day Recipes

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These healthy St. Patrick's Day recipes are all delicious dishes to make that are perfect for a party!

If you're hosting a Saint Patrick's party or dinner or just want to make healthier treats for your kids - these delicious St. Patrick's Day recipes are just the thing!

We've got some savory and sweet options, so there's something for everyone to enjoy, including snacks, treats, sides, and main courses.

St. Patrick's Day Snack Board

This gorgeous St Patrick's Day appetizer board is fun to make and serve for a party or dinner! It's brimming with green veggies and full of tasty treats.

It's an easy snack board to assemble and will be a welcome appetizer at your party.

A St. Patricks Day appetizer board with rainbow fruit and green vegetables.

Green Goddess Cabbage Salad

This chopped cabbage salad with cucumbers, green onions, dill, and soft herbs is a delicious light lunch or side dish. You can also serve it as an appetizer with tortilla chips or pita chips!

It's so bright, fresh, and fun if you're looking for healthier green food for St. Paddy's Day!

A green cabbage salad in a metal mixing bowl with a serving spoon.

Pesto Eggs

Serve these green eggs for breakfast or brunch on St. Patrick's Day!

They're easy to make and one of our favorite breakfast recipes.

Two pieces of toast with pesto eggs on them.

Healthy St. Patrick's Day Cookies

These color-changing cookies are made with sunbutter (sunflower seed butter). The chemical reaction between the sunbutter and the baking soda makes the interior of the cookies bright green!

Healthy St. Patrick's Day cookies on a cooling rack.

Healthy Shamrock Shake

This Shamrock shake copycat recipe is a healthy, all real ingredient version of McDonald’s shamrock shake you can feel much better about drinking!

A healthy shamrock shake in a glass with whipped cream.

Shamrock Avocado Toast

This healthy St. Patrick's Day breakfast recipe is so savory and cute! You'll cook two eggs in green bell pepper "shamrocks" and serve them on avocado toast.

Shamrock avocado toast on a small green plate.

Rainbow Fruit Skewers

These gorgeous rainbow fruit skewers are easy to make and a fun, healthy snack!

Three rainbow fruit skewers.

Guinness Beef Stew

This hearty Guinness Beef Stew is filled with tender vegetables and melt-in-your-mouth beef in a rich and flavorful tomato beef broth.

Slowly cooked but so easy to make, the whole family will love this traditional Irish stew. Stovetop and slow-cooker instructions are provided.

Guinness beef stew in a white bowl.

Kale Smoothie

The only kale smoothie recipe you’ll ever need: not only good for you but also delicious!

This detoxifying protein-packed green smoothie tastes amazingly refreshing and only takes 5 minutes to make!

Kale smoothie being poured into a glass.

Simple Sautéed Cabbage

Sautéed Cabbage is caramelized cabbage and onions are packed with flavor. It's an easy, healthy side dish that comes together in minutes!

Sauteed cabbage in a skillet.

Broccoli Pasta Recipe

This savory broccoli pasta with a crispy panko topping is the perfect dish for an all-green meal!

Broccoli pasta topped with panko breadcrumbs.

Green Mac and Cheese

Delight your kids with this hidden-veggie green mac and cheese!

Green mac and cheese in a bowl with a silver fork.

Dutch Oven Corned Beef

Dutch Oven Corned Beef creates fork-tender corned beef and cabbage that melts in your mouth!

It's the perfect one-pot meal for St. Patrick's Day!

Dutch oven corned beef with potatoes and carrots.

Golden Bell Pepper Soup

Serve this "pot of gold" bell pepper soup as a side or main course. It's a creamy and tasty soup that's full of healthy ingredients.

bell pepper soup in a bowl

Air Fryer Corned Beef

Deliciously tender, juicy corned Air Fryer Corned Beef is easy to make and ready to serve in under 2 hours.

Make deliciously tender, juicy corned beef in air fryer on St. Patrick’s Day.

Air fryer corned beef.

Parmesan Roasted Broccoli

You are going to love this delicious parmesan roasted broccoli! It's a simple way to get more green on your St. Paddy's Day table!

Parmesan roasted broccoli in a white bowl with silver serving utensils.

Green Oatmeal

This green oatmeal is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day breakfast recipe.

Made with spinach, oats, bananas, and milk it’s a festive and healthy start to the day.

Green oatmeal in a white bowl.

The Best Green Salad Recipe

This lush side salad with soft butter lettuce, crumbly cheese, and panko is our absolute favorite side salad.

best green salad recipe

Green Smoothie Bowl

If you're looking for an easy, healthy St. Patrick's day breakfast, this green smoothie bowl is for you!

A green smoothie bowl topped with berrries, bananas, nuts, and coconut flakes.

Grandma's Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread is a quick bread that does not require any yeast. Instead, all of its leavening comes from baking soda and buttermilk.

Sliced Irish soda bread.

Irish Lamb Stew

Nothing says tradition like a comforting Irish Stew recipe simmering away on the stove.

Lamb Stew is a deliciously cozy recipe with tender chunks of lamb, potatoes, and carrots in a rich Guinness-infused beef broth. 

Irish lamb stew in a dutch oven.

Savoy Cabbage Chips

Even better than kale chips, these tasty cabbage chips make a great healthy St. Patrick's Day snack.

A white serving bowl with crispy savoy cabbage chips.
Yield: 6 to 10 servings

Healthy St. Patrick's Day Recipes

A St. Patrick's Day snack board.

Try one of our favorite healthy St. Patrick's Day recipes - this beautiful rainbow snack board will be a hit with the whole family!

Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 cup strawberries, quartered
  • 3 clementines or small oranges
  • 1 cup pineapple, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup blackberries
  • 1 cup red grapes
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced into rounds
  • 2 stalks of celery, cut into sticks
  • optional - kiwis, sugar snap peas, green apples, fresh herbs


  1. Cut the end off of the bell pepper so it resembles a clover. Then cut a small strip from the bell pepper to be a stem.
  2. Arrange the fruit on a large cutting board or platter into a rainbow, with strips of strawberries, oranges, pineapple, green grapes, blueberries, blackberries, and red grapes.
  3. Then add the green fruit and vegetables on either side of the rainbow. Place the end of the bell pepper and a piece of bell pepper so it looks like a clover with a stem.
  4. Sprinkle optional herbs around the board to fill in any gaps.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 79Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 3gSugar: 14gProtein: 1g

I hope you enjoy these festive, healthy St. Patrick's Day recipes!

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