Make Your Food Green for St. Patrick’s Day

For this St. Patrick’s Day, go green! But don’t just decorate with shamrocks and wear green clothing. This year, try dyeing your food green! Try some of these fun dyed-green foods to add a little splash of green for your St. Patrick’s Day.


1. Green Rice Krispies Treats

To make these fun treats green, add green food dye to the melted marshmallows before you add the Rice Krispies cereal. If you want to make these green Rice Krispies Treats, find the recipe here.


2. Green Pancakes

To add a little green to your breakfast, just add the green food dye to the batter before you put the batter into the pan to make your pancakes! To make these fun treats for St. Patrick’s day, find the recipe here.


3. Green Eggs and Ham

Every St. Patrick’s Day should include green eggs. Listen to Sam-I-Am and learn whether or not you like green eggs and ham. To make these Dr. Seuss classics, add the green food dye to scrambled eggs after they have been scrambled. If you want more information, look at the recipe here.


4. Green Cookies
Jarful of St. Patrick’s Day Cookies” by slgckgc/ CC BY 2.0

Add green food dye to any type of cookie batter right before you take them out to start making them into balls. These cookies should turn out great! If you want to make these cookies, you can find the recipe here.





Making one or more of these treats for St. Patrick’s Day will make this year’s celebration great! All of these foods are good on any occasion, but dying them green for a special occasion gives you a reason to eat them! Have fun working these foods into your St. Patrick’s Day meals.

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