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20 Green
Chelsea S. • March 11, 2015

Does St. Patrick’s Day immediately make you think of green beer? That can be a downer when you follow a gluten free diet. But don’t worry – I’ve got you covered.

Here’s a roundup of 20 green and gluten free recipes that will make your St. Patrick’s Day appropriately festive! Bonus: Many of these are Paleo St. Patrick's Day recipes, so this can be a good resource for Paleo fans as well.

1Gluten-free Mint Chocolate Chip Brownies – Yammie’s Gluten Freedom

green gluten free mint chocolate brownies

Well, obviously this list is off to a good start. No one will guess these minty treats are gluten free.

2Spinach Pancakes - spabettie

green pancakes for st. patrick's day

Start your St. Patrick’s Day with these super-nutritious savory pancakes!

3Mint Chocolate Chip Cashew Cream Cake – Tasty Yummies

mint chocolate chip cashew cream cake

You can’t tell me you don’t want to make this amazing-looking dairy free “cheesecake”!

4Cinnamon “Oat”meal Raisin Cookies – Against All Grain

green raisin cookies

No dyes here! Did you know that heating sunflower seed butter and baking soda creates a chemical reaction that cause the batter to turn green? That’s how these cookies get their natural green color!

5Matcha and Coconut Butter Truffles – Seasonal and Savory

Matcha and Coconut Butter Truffles

If you want to go the no-bake route on March 17, look no further!

6Coconut Milk Mint Chip Ice Cream – Wing It Vegan

Coconut Milk Mint Chip Ice Cream

Maybe you should look further. Because I’m drooling over this ice cream.

7Spinach Tart - Comfy Belly

Gluten Free Spinach Tart

How beautiful does this spinach tart look?

8Creamy Avocado “Pasta” – The Healthy Foodie

Green Creamy Avocado “Pasta”

Ever tried zoodles? This savory option is full of lovely green colors thanks to avocado and asparagus!

9Chocolate Chip cookies with Avocado – Peanut Butter and Peppers

Chocolate Chip cookies with Avocado

If the sunflower butter cookies above kinda freaked you out, here’s another cookie option that borrows its green color from avocados.

10St. Paddy’s Day Potato Soup and Green Biscuits - illistyle

St. Paddy’s Day Potato Soup and Green Biscuits

So, the soup itself isn’t green, but how awesome is that pop of green from that gluten free biscuit?

11Green Mashed Potatoes – Simply Recipes

Green Mashed Potatoes

Keep things simple with these herby green mashed potatoes.

12Spinach Parsley & Lemon Pesto – Fare Isle

Spinach Parsley & Lemon Pesto

Pesto is so versatile, vibrant and packed with flavor!

13Pistachio Crusted Chicken – Tastes of Lizzy T.

Pistachio Crusted Chicken - green and gluten free recipe for St. Patrick's Day

Did you think I’d forget about pistachios?! Liven up boring chicken this St. Patty’s day by encrusting it with pistachios.

14Goat Cheese, Bacon, and Pistachio Truffles – Chocolate Moosey

Goat Cheese, Bacon, and Pistachio Truffles

These incredible-looking truffles would be perfect for a St. Patrick’s Day party (even if you’re the only guest)!

15Maple Pistachio Layer Cake – Plated with Style

Maple Pistachio Layer Cake

While not as green as some of the other recipes on this list, this pistachio cake will impress anyone on March 17.

16Frozen Spinach Cubes – The Lean Green Bean

Frozen Spinach Cubes

Make some of these spinach cubes in advance. Then jump out of bed on St. Patrick’s Day morning and make yourself a super-nutritious green smoothie!

1721DSD Creamy Green Apple Smoothie - PaleOMG

21DSD Creamy Green Apple Smoothie

Great idea – use those spinach cubes for this smoothie!

18Paleo Peppermint Donuts w/ Green Coconut Frosting – The Healthy Maven

Paleo Peppermint Donuts w/ Green Coconut Frosting

Okay, maybe make the smoothie and these donuts for breakfast. Because balance.

19Gluten Free Butternut Squash Pistachio Bars - kiipfit

Gluten Free Butternut Squash Pistachio Bars

These lovely healthy bars would be perfect to take to a St. Patty’s Day party – unless, of course, you want them all for yourself!

20Skirt Steak with All Purpose Steak Rub and Chimichurri Sauce – Eat The Love

Skirt Steak with All Purpose Steak Rub and Chimichurri Sauce

To me, this is the ultimate St. Patrick’s Day dinner. A perfectly-grilled steak with chimichurri for a pop of vibrant green!

I’ve given you a huge array of recipes to choose from so you can amp up your gluten free St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with some green.

See anything you’re going to make?