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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Naturally green ideas for St Patrick's Day



Happy St Patrick's Day! Around this time of the year I see a lot of pins and posts full of green food which, sadly, tends to be full of… green coloring! Why? I like to take advantage of this celebration to propose that we eat more greens, and I mean natural greens! So, here to a healthy St Patrick's Day!


I'll start super healthy, with this super green juice with cucumber, celery and silver beet.


or more green juices if you like to add some fruit too:

Celery lemon and green apple
Cucumber, celery and green apple






















And here one to detox if you drink too much Guinness!



For a starter I love a Garlic and cilantro guacamole, vegan and gluten free, and the kids love it too!

Garlic and cilantro guacamole

For a green main I love pasta with green sauces, like this Pasta with chive sauce


And here some more delicious vegetarian and vegan recipes
Spanakopita

Cous cous with Broccoli romani



And for for dessert

Agar agar Feijoa jelly, vegan and gluten free








These little homemade marzipans are colored with spiraling, and topped with pistachio, a lovely green, vegan, raw and gluten free treat for a special occasion, or for a edible present. So here we are, lots of naturally green suggestions, Happy St Patrick's Day!
Photos and Recipes by Alessandra Zecchini ©

3 comments:

  1. Lorraine Not Quite NigellaMarch 17, 2014 at 11:31 AM

    Nice idea making it a healthy St Patricks day!

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  2. Quante belle idee e ceh belle foto !!!!! Mi sono iscritta tra le tue lettrici !!!! :)
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