Green Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day is a day dedicated to the color green, so why not make a cooking day out of it? Here are some Pinterest-worthy recipes that will definitely not fail you this time.


1. Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls




What you need: - Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls - heart shaped cookie cutter - green food coloring

What to do: 1. Separate the cinnamon roll dough into flat circles. 2. Use the heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut out 3 hearts. Use leftover dough for stems. 3. Bake at 400 degrees for 12 minutes, let cool. 4. Add one drop of green food coloring to the icing; spread on top of rolls.


2. St. Patrick's Day Avocado Toast  



What you need: - whole grain toast - avocado - butter - eggs - salt & pepper

What to do: 1. Cut out the center of your bread with a shamrock cookie cutter. 2. Melt butter over heat in a skillet; place the outer portion of bread on the skillet. 3. Crack the egg in the center of the bread and cook through desired consistency; set aside. 4. Lightly toast the shamrock-shaped bread. 5. Mash avocado and spread on shamrock bread. 6. Garnish both egg and avocado bread with salt & pepper.


3. Shamrock Cucumber Tea Sandwiches  



What you need: - 2 whole wheat English muffins - 4oz cream cheese, softened - 1/2 cup shredded Monterrey Jack cheese - 12 slices of cucumber - 4 thin slices of green bell pepper - fresh parsley - salt

What to do: 1. Mix cream cheese, Monterrey Jack, and salt. 2. Split English muffins in half and cut out shamrock shapes. 3. Spread the cheese mixture on top. 4. Place 3 cucumber slices on each "leaf". Use the green pepper slice as a stem. Place a parsley leaf on top of the sandwich.


4. Green Fruit Kebobs & Dip  



What you need: - kiwi (sliced) - banana (sliced) - green apple (sliced) - green grapes (sliced) - cool whip - green sprinkles

What to do: 1. Place fruits on a BBQ stick in the desired order. 2. Mix green sprinkles and cool whip.


5. Shamrock Mint Shakes  



What you need: - 2 cups vanilla ice cream - 1/4 cup whole milk - 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract - 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract - 3 to 4 drops green food coloring - whipped cream - green sprinkles

What to do: 1. Blend all ingredients (except whipped cream). 2. Add whipped cream and sprinkles for garnish.



Get cooking, Leos! Have a Happy St. Patrick's Day!!!