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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Naturally Green St. Patrick's Day Menus

  • St. Patrick’s Day feasts fit to please any crowd—sans green food dye.
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  • Spread the Irish spirit this St. Patrick’s Day with three Irish-inspired menus which rely on naturally green elements—forgoing chemical-laden, processed food dyes—to add a festive green touch to mealtime. Whether you’re cooking for a gourmet audience, a pack of healthy eaters, or planning dishes for your little ones, we have you covered on all fronts.   Good-For-You Menu

    Kale-Apple Green Smoothie The recipes in this menu feature whole, unprocessed ingredients—refreshing cucumber, crunchy edamame, and antioxidant-rich kale are just a few. Free of pesky allergens and refined sugar, gluten, and soy, this menu caters to a health-conscious eater who prefers wholesome ingredients, or diners watching their waistlines.

     Apple-Kale Green Smoothie

    Green Goddess Edamame Salad

    Cucumber, Ginger and Lime Popsicles   Kid-Friendly Feast  Chicken Pesto Panini

    St. Patrick’s Day is a win-win in the food department for parents; it’s the perfect excuse to sneak healthy greens like spinach and broccoli into mealtime and kids will be too thrilled with the celebratory green-flecked dishes to notice. This menu uses verdant veggies and green pistachios as natural coloring agents.

    Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

     Chicken Panini with Greens and Roasted Red Peppers

    Key Lime Cupcakes Topped with Pistachio   Gourmet St. Patrick's Day seared-scallops-with-salsa-verde-rotated-2_web Please a posh dinner crowd by serving these sophisticated, stunning dishes for an epicurean dining experience. You don’t need the luck of the Irish on your side to whip up these naturally green dishes bound to satisfy any gourmand.

    Spinach, Brie, and Prosciutto Pecan-Crusted Tart

    Seared Scallops with Salsa Verde and Asparagus

    Avocado-Pistachio Ice Cream  

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