Naturally Green Food Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day!

No need for artificial food coloring this St. Patrick’s Day! Amaze your guests with these healthy, naturally green food recipes to celebrate the Irish holiday.

1) Matcha Green Tea Pancakes Recipe {Gluten-Free}

These deep green hotcakes are gorgeous as can be! The secret ingredient, which lends the pancakes their rich color, is Matcha green tea powder. Imported from Japan, this 100% Grade A premium matcha contains even more potent antioxidants than regular green tea. These soft and fluffy pancakes are packed with protein and fiber in every delicious bite, thanks in part to hemp protein powder. The 15-minute recipe tastes like you just found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow!


2) Spirulina Ice Cream Recipe {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

The superfood powder that gives this ice cream its superpowers (and lovely green color!) is none other than our favorite spirulina. This mighty green algae is a complete protein providing all of the amino acids the body needs. Who knew that you could get a protein boost while enjoying your favorite frozen treat? With coconut milk as the main ingredient, the ice cream is 100% vegan, too! Toss a handful of crunchy antioxidant-loaded cacao nibs over the top, and your refreshing dessert is ready to go.


3) Moringa Oatmeal Recipe {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Are you an oatmeal mornings kind of person? Then you’ve got to try our moringa oatmeal recipe for the Irish holiday, or really any day of the year. Made with moringa powder for that light green tint, this oatmeal recipe is chock-full of complete protein, calcium, iron, potassium, fiber and more. For a grain-free recipe, we called on our fiber-packed gluten-free rolled oats. Finish it off with pistachios, dried mulberries, and a dash of shredded coconut, or go to town with your own favorite toppings.


4) Matcha Green Tea Smoothie Recipe {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

There’s nothing better than starting your day off with an energy-boosting smoothie! Once again, it’s our antioxidant-powered Matcha green tea powder that puts this recipe on our list of naturally green foods! This refreshing beverage is naturally sweetened with dates so you won’t encounter any refined sweeteners or alarming additives. Each delicious sip lends protein, fiber, vitamins and other nourishing nutrients. Cheers to your health!


5) No-Bake Pistachio Cookies Recipe {Gluten-Free, Vegan}

Cookies that are good for you? This recipe made us do a double take, too! Created with healthful ingredients like raw pistachios and cashews, these cookies are wheat-free and protein-packed. Forget about turning on your oven because this recipe is no-bake. Moringa powder supplies nutrients galore to these delicious treats. Your family and friends will love that these cookie sandwiches not only taste good, but are good for them, too!

Which of these naturally green food recipes looks most enticing to you?

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