St. Patrick's Day is finally here and the AfterShokz team has been in preparation mode by workin’ up an appetite at the gym! Whether you plan on attending a St. Patrick's Day parade, racing in a green themed 5K or, sportin’ your Ivy Green Trekz Titanium in celebration, we can probably all agree that one of the best St. Patty’s day activities is taking part in the traditional + holiday-inspired food.
Similar to any holiday, this can be an opportunity to indulge more than you usually do. While there’s #NoShame in enjoying the holiday, if you're looking to healthify your usual St. Patrick’s Day palette but aren’t willing to compromise on taste (we aren’t either!), we found a few recipes to tickle your shamrock (err, stomach). From a homemade version of the infamous “Shamrock Shake” to a hearty + healthy twist on the classic shepherd's pie, here are six ideas to make your St. Patty’s day healthier and happier!
1. Shepard's pie with Sweet potato topping
Who doesn't love this classic dish? By simply replacing white potatoes with sweet potatoes, this recipe will help you make something new and fresh or the whole family!
2. Whole-Wheat Irish soda bread
This Irish staple gets a revamp by using whole wheat, this can be made into scones or a whole cake! So good!
3. Skillet Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp
Looking for a healthy dessert after your feast? Take the spotlight and make your guests this amazing gluten free berry filled recipe they won't forget!
4. Corned Beef and Cabbage
What is St. Patty's day without some homemade corned beef and cabbage? This great recipe shows you how to make this classic in a healthier way by cutting out all that sodium. This one is a must see!
5. Shamrock Shake Smoothie
You read that right! This super healthy and delicious recipe is made with fresh spinach and juicy kiwis that are sure to be better than any artificial green shake you've had in the past! What better way to welcome in spring?
6. Crispy Baked Fish and Sweet Potato Chips
Do you love fish and chips? Try this healthy twist on the classic recipe that is sure to have you coming back for more!
Do you have a mean, lean + green recipe you're willing to share?
If you have a St. Patrick's Day recipe you're willing to share, let us and the #ShokzSquad know by sharing it on Facebook, Twitter, or, Instagram! From our team to yours, we hope you have a fun, safe, and healthy St. Patrick's Day!