Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these simple, delicious, kid friendly, green foods that are also naturally colored!
St. Patrick's Day is about a week away, so to help you get in the festive spirit, I put together a list of healthier, kid friendly green foods. No need to worry about artificial colors though, all these recipes get their green hue from natural whole food ingredients!
Kid Friendly Green Smoothie - Kick off the morning with a healthy green smoothie the kids will love!
Creamy Cashew Spinach Pasta - This dish comes together in under 30 minutes, is made with simple whole food ingredients and picky eater approved!
Easy Vegan Edamame Hummus - Not the same old hummus, edamame adds a delicious twist. Perfect for afternoon snacking!
Vegan Spinach White Bean Dip - Cannellini beans make the perfect creamy base for this dip and add healthy protein!
Green Pea Hummus - Oil Free - Another twist on classic hummus. Green peas add a fun color and delicious flavor, my kiddos love!
Vegan Broccoli Grape Salad - A lightened up, vegan version of a popular dish at get togethers. This salad is dressed in a yogurt sauce for a delicious tangy flavor that isn't too heavy.
Broccoli Quinoa Sticks - Super kid friendly, even quinoa haters love these!
Roasted Broccoli with Vegan Cheese Sauce - A vegan spin on a classic side dish with "cheese" sauce so rich and creamy, no one will miss the dairy.
Vegan Asparagus Quiche - Made with garbanzo flour instead of tofu, so it's great for those who avoid soy.
Vegan Brussel's Sprout Gratin - Creamy, cheesy and comforting. Basically it's the perfect side dish!
Herby Chickpea Tartine - Bursting with delicious herb and lemon flavor. Perfect for an afternoon snack or light meal.
Honeydew Melon Popsicles - An absolute favorite at our house! Creamy, delicious and perfect for cooling off on a warm day.
Green Snack Cake - Originally these snack cakes were a Halloween creation, but they can easily be decorated for St. Patrick's Day. Use a shamrock cookie cutter and add frosting and sprinkles.
Baked Spinach Doughnut Holes - Light, fluffy and made with spinach for natural green coloring.
I hope you enjoy this list of kid friendly green foods perfect for celebrating St. Patrick's Day.
If you make a recipe, I would love to know how it turns out! You can leave a comment and rating below or snap a pic and tag it @weelittlevegans on Instagram so I’ll be sure to see it!
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