Easy St. Patrick’s Day Recipes (and a few involved ones too)

img_8653One of the best ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is to enjoy related foods.  Shamrock sugar cookies to cabbage stew, there are a lot of options out there.  You can aim for green food and drink all day or traditional Irish fare.  I’m posting a lot of links to a lot of blogs with amazing recipes.  But first, a quick list of how to spend your day in the Irish spirit.

Breakfast

Tint your eggs, or pancakes green.  Green food dye or, if you are out of green, yellow and blue make green.  Just a drop or so.  If you are aiming for more Irish, make scones.  Those can be turned green too.

Snack

Green apple, kiwi, or those scones I mentioned, green colored popcorn.

Lunch/Dinner

Make a stew, bangers and mash (which can be turned greed), shepard’s pie, soda bread.

Dessert

Green colored cupcakes, cookies, green jello or green colored yogurt.

Drinks

Green Sprite, Midori Sour, Mint Julep.

appetite-1238323_1920Ok, so those were the quick and easy ideas.  Most of those are from packages or require minimal knowledge to make.  Now that the ideas are flowing, here are links to satisfy any goal for your St. Patrick’s Day, whether you are aiming for authentic fare, green food or shamrocks shaped items.

Breakfast

http://noshingwiththenolands.com/potato-pancakes-for-st-patricks-day/?utm_content=bufferf1ad1&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Snack

17 Irish appetizers.

diyprojects.com

Lunch/Dinner

This site has 100 Irish recipes.

http://www.prudentpennypincher.com/100-irish-recipes-st-patricks-day/

Dessert

This site has over 50 green treats.

liluna.com

Drinks

This site has 12 St. Paddy Day drinks.

drinkedin.net

There are so many more but those were great sites that gave several options and got right to the point!  Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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