March 17 is just around the corner and you're probably scouring Pinterest looking for the perfect green recipes for St. Patrick's Day to help you celebrate. As luck would have it — and not just that of the Irish — there are plenty of deliciously viridescent recipes that'll make your St. Patty's day a festive one.
No celebration would be complete without the classic Shamrock Shake, but what about all the other food groups? (Because, when it comes to St. Patty's Day, the Shamrock Shake is definitely it's own food group.) Having the right amount of green fare will have you feeling like a pot-o-gold and make sure that you will celebrate all day long. With everything from green pancakes for breakfast, to spring-y salads and green soups for lunch or dinner, to minty desserts, you can rest assured that your St. Patrick's Day spread will be one for the books.
Some of the recipes are perfect to make with your kids, while others are more suited for adults. But no matter your age, these recipes will help you celebrate St. Patty's day in a way that would make any leprechaun proud. So forget four leafed clovers and rainbows and plastic beaded necklaces— take your party up a notch with these delicious recipes.
1. No Bake Mini Grasshopper Pies
These individual servings of grasshopper pie from A Pretty Life In The Suburbs would be the perfect dessert to serve at any St. Patty's Day party.
2. Irish Carbomb Brownies
These dense, chocolate-y Irish Car Bomb brownies from A Spicy Perspective are swirled with a Bailey's ganache giving them the perfect twist on a traditional dessert.
3. Raw Pasta Salad With Lemon Herb Dressing
Averie Cooks has the perfect light and Spring-y salad recipe that could be the perfect appetizer or side dish.
4. Shamrock Shake
No St. Patrick's Day celebration is complete without the classic Shamrock Shake. Back To Her Roots has the perfect recipe for you to make one yourself.
5. Green And White Hot Chocolate Sticks
It's still technically hot cocoa season and theses white hot chocolate spoons from Bake Love Give are the cutest way to drink it.
6. Green Eggs And Potato Skillet
Big Girls Small Kitchen has the perfect recipe to kick off your St. Patty's day. This green eggs and potato skillet recipe is savory, delicious and good for you.
7. Roasted Asparagus Wheat Berry Salad
This roasted asparagus wheat berry salad from A Beautiful Plate is as green and gorgeous as it gets.
8. Chocolate Mint French Macarons
If you're feeling ambitious and a little bit French, why not try these chocolate mint macarons from Bake Love Give?
9. Easy Homemade Tortilla Chips
Tortilla chips were never this festive or easy to make. This shamrock tortilla chip recipe from Family Fresh Meals is the perfect snack to make with your littles, too.
10. Creamy Vegan Broccoli Soup With Curried Chick Peas
If you're looking for a savory, healthy option, this creamy broccoli soup recipe from Feed Me Phoebe is the way to go.
11. Strawberry Green Smoothie
A healthier alternative to the shamrock shake, this delicious strawberry green smoothie recipe from Food Doodles is a great way to start your St. Patty's Day.
12. Lucky Charms Pancakes
Another breakfast idea that the kids are sure to love— these Lucky Charms pancakes from Family Fresh Meals will get everyone in the mood to celebrate.
13. Fregola With Kale Pesto And Poached Eggs
A gourmet side dish with enough green to make a leprechaun happy— this recipe for fregola with kale pesto and poached eggs from Food and Style is a perfect savory dish for your St. Patrick's Day spread.
14. Green Tea Cupcakes
This recipe for matcha green tea cupcakes from Hummingbird High is a popular Japanese recipe that would be perfect for St. Patrick's Day.
15. Vanilla Mint Milkshake
This vanilla mint milkshake recipe from Jelly Toast is another great alternative if you're tired of Shamrock shake themed everything.