Last-Minute St. Patrick's Day-Inspired Recipes

Show your festive spirit with these healthy green-hued recipes — no dye necessary.

Although I love nothing more than consuming green beer on St. Patrick's Day (when else is it acceptable to add dye to your beer?), nothing beats natural, fresh ingredients. Show your festive spirit this year by celebrating with our recipes that are naturally green — and delicious!

Kale Cocktail

Kale Cocktail

Kale Cocktail

Photo by: Image courtesy of The Cocktail Club

Image courtesy of The Cocktail Club

If a Negroni or a bitter cocktail is your go-to, you'll love the kale flavor in this gin cocktail. Get the recipe>>

Easy Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast With Beets

Avocado Toast With Beets

Inventive vegetarian cuisine is the focus of the food at By Chloe in New York City.

Photo by: Courtesy of By Chloe/Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen

Courtesy of By Chloe/Chloe's Vegan Italian Kitchen

Cupcake Wars winner Chloe Coscarelli shared her nutritious and visually-appealing avocado crostini recipe with us, so you know it's got to be good. Get the recipe>>

Grilled Zucchini Salad

Grilled Zucchini With Fresh Herbs and Goat Cheese

Grilled Zucchini With Fresh Herbs and Goat Cheese

What better way to take advantage of that profusion of zucchini than this delicious summer dish?

Photo by: Image courtesy of Sam Henderson

Image courtesy of Sam Henderson

Depending on where you live, you may already have some zucchini growing in your garden. Combine zucchini with a few other fresh ingredients for a salad that'll make you think of warm days ahead. Get the recipe>>

Kale Mayonnaise

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Kale-onaise_Ian McSpadden.jpg

Photo by: Image courtesy of Ian McSpadden

Image courtesy of Ian McSpadden

Add nutritional value to your bread spread with this easy mayo concoction. All you need is a blender. Get the recipe>>

Avocado Chimichurri Dip

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Spice up your guac recipe with our chimichurri sauce version. Go all out, and serve it with green tortilla chips. Get the recipe>>

Parmesan Spinach Bites

Parmesan Spinach Bites

Parmesan Spinach Bites

Spinach bites pair fresh spinach and parmesan held together by eggs and panko for an irresistible finger food straight from the garden.

Photo by: Photo by Mick Telkamp

Photo by Mick Telkamp

Keep your get-together casual with finger foods. These bites are just as easy to make as they are to eat. Get the recipe>>

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