Shamrocks, rainbows, and leprechauns galore… I’ve rounded up 14 St. Patrick’s Day food ideas for the kids. From green mac and cheese to clover pizza, there are tons of clever, green treats that the entire family will love. St. Patricks’ Day is March 17th! If you’re on the hunt for more festive ideas, don’t miss these 16 St. Patrick’s Day crafts.
14 St. Patrick’s Day Food Ideas
1. Green smoothie
Start St. Patrick’s Day off on a healthy, green note with a green smoothie. Find the green smoothie recipe at C.R.A.F.T.
2. Pepper clovers
Turn peppers into clovers with the slice of knife! A super simple, healthy, and lucky snack for St. Patrick’s Day. Pair with hummus and it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. Hint: The bottom of the pepper typically makes the best clover shapes.
A Lucky, Leprechaun lunch created by Jill from Meet the Dubiens. I love the carrot beard!
4. Rainbow pancakes
Find all of the rainbow pancake details at Mom’s of All Trades.
5. Pretzel 4 leaf clovers
I love that the kids can help make these white chocolate covered pretzels turned four leaf clovers. Originally found at Sun Scholars.
6. Leprechaun quesadillas
Rainbow fruit kabobs are healthy and adorable, and I love the idea of adding Lucky Charm marshmallows to nuts! Learn how she made the leprechaun quesadillas at Lisa Storms.
7. Green sandwiches
These cucumber sandwiches would be fun to craft up with the kids. Just slice up a lots of cucumbers and let the troops make their own green creations. Found via Ritzy Bee.
8. Spinach pizza
How have I never thought to use spinach leaves as clovers on top of pizza? It’s genius! For all of the St. Patrick’s Day pizza details, check out Make the Best of Everything. (I love a good holiday themed pizza party.)
9. Green Mac n Cheese
Macaroni and Cheese is always a winner in our house! Find out what healthy ingredient is used to turn in green at Weelicious.
10. Irish pot pie
Healthy and adorable! Find out how to make this personalized pot pit at Merriment Design.
11. Ice cream cone Leprechaun
She turned an ice cream cone into a leprechaun! How clever is that? Originally found at Sun Scholars.
12. Green Nachos
Turn nachos into a St. Patrick’s Day masterpiece with spinach tortillas. Find all of the details at Lisa Storms.
13. Rainbow cupcakes
Cupcakes don’t get much cuter than this, even the inside of the cupcake is rainbow! Check out The Girl Who Ate Everything for the full tutorial.
14. Rainbow fruit tray
This healthy St. Patrick’s day treat is perfect for a classroom party or a special snack at home. See Neighbor Julia for all of the details.
If you love crafts, clovers and rainbows, be sure to check out this post with 16 St. Patrick’s day crafts! Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a special meal? I’d love to hear…
Comments & Reviews
I love the carrot sticks beard on the leprechaun. So creative, cute, and healthy!
Those are SO cute! I’m going to try to make the leprechaun lunch for my kiddos. 🙂
Trish @ Uncommon says
What a great round -up! My kids would love to have the rainbow cupcakes! Hope you are doing well!
I love all these fun & delicious recipes! The grandkids would have a ball with these.
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Mindie Hilton says
We made some St. Patty food for breakfast here is the link. Love all of the ones you featured.