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3 green dishes for st. patrick’s day

Posted Mar 17 2013 12:00am

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We’ve had a busy few days of unpacking & shopping for our new apartment but are definitely feeling the Irish spirit here in the city . In honor of my Irish roots, I thought I’d share my 3 all-time favorite green dishes today – they’re healthy, delicious, festive & food coloring-free.

Mint pea pesto linguine07 1

Greencurry7 1

Spinach goatichoke dip11 1

Mint Pea Pesto Linguine  |  Go Green Veggie Curry  |  Spinach Goatichoke Dip

3 reasons to eat green today:

  • Many green foods contain high amounts of antioxidants & phytonutrients which have cancer-fighting and protective properties
  • They’re good sources of iron and zinc which are critical for enzyme function, oxygen transport and immune function - soybeans, spinach, lima beans, swiss chard, peas, kale, broccoli & brussels sprouts to name a few
  • Leafy greens contain lots of water and fiber – a little hydration to offset a few green beers is never a bad thing

PS. A sneak-peek of !

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