25 Healthy St. Patrick's Day Snacks

St. Patrick's Day is something we love to celebrate, but the foods (especially the non traditional ones) associated with the day aren't typically the healthiest. We've put together a great list of healthy St. Patrick's Day snacks to help you celebrate the Luck of the Irish while keeping your diet in check.

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Each of the snack recipes here are gluten-free, or are easily adapted, and of course there are no artificial colors lurking inside. Bonus, if you are on a special diet, many or all of these can work for you as well. The recipes are all either dairy and egg-free, or can easily be converted.

We hope that these help you enjoy your celebration and better health as well!

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Oh, and if you are hankering for more sweet things than savory, you can head over to this post of Healthy St. Patrick's Day Desserts to get your fill.

Following is every Irish lover's snacking dream. At the end of your snacking rainbow lies a pot of a plethora of St. Patrick's Day Snacks to please even the pickiest of leprechauns.

Healthy St. Patrick's Day Snacks

Healthy Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie

I am a total pushover for anything Mint and Chocolate. Add healthy to it and I'm sold.
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Spinach Pancakes

These super nutritious and oh-so-green pancakes are gluten free, vegan, and can be eaten alone or filled with all kinds of tasty fillings.
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Spinach Pancakes

Crispy Kale Chips - A Healthy Snack Your Kids Will Love!

These Crispy Kale Chips are a satisfying and light nutritious snack. I actually am not a fan of most store-bought kale chips, but I have to keep my kids out of these--they are so good!
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Kale Chips Recipe - They're super easy to make and super nutritious! My kids LOVE them--it's one chip you can feel good about them eating, and they're a fortune in the health food store. So make 'em yourself and SAVE!

Pandan and Coconut Milk Layered Agar

This layered Indonesian pandan and coconut milk layered agar that is easy enough for midweek, yet impressive enough for a party. Pandan is a fascinating vanilla-flavored plant that you can likely find in your local Asian food store. Worth a trip for sure!
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Pandan and Coconut Milk Layered Agar

Pea Hummus

This hummus has a different twist to it since its base is peas instead of traditional garbanzos, making it perfect for this Irish Holiday celebration.
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Pea Hummus

Asian Edamame Hummus

Another fun green twist on hummus--this time made with edamame instead of garbanzos.
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Asian Edamame Hummus

Autoimmune Paleo (AIP) Guacamole

This Simple Guacamole Recipe is made without nightshades or dairy and meets the qualifications of the Autoimmune Paleo (AIP) diet. Even if you're not following that diet, it's sure to please.
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aip guacamole in white bowl with paleo tortilla chips

Eat-the-Rainbow Spring Rolls

A fun way to enjoy all of the colors of the rainbow with lots of nutrition and without any artificial additives!
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Eat-the-Rainbow Spring Rolls

Baked Cucumber Chips with Salt & Vinegar Flavor

A fun crispy and healthful snack--make with organic cucumbers to avoid the pesticides. Great eaten alone or with a dip.
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Baked Cucumber Chips with Salt & Vinegar Flavor

Rainbow Popcorn

Popcorn is always a fun treat. For St. Patrick's Day, serve up several of the colors of the rainbow with these creative popcorn toppings.
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Rainbow Popcorn

Gluten-Free Tempura Asparagus with Matcha Salt

Tempura done up with a fun double-green twist that's gluten-free. You can try aquafaba or possibly my Powdered Egg Replacer as an alternative to the egg yolk if you need to avoid eggs.
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Gluten-Free Tempura Asparagus with Matcha Salt

Green Monster Hummus

The deep green of this intensely nutritious hummus comes from spinach with a dash of oregano and basil. Yum.
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Green Monster Hummus

Layered Rainbow Chia Pudding

A colorful twist on chia pudding. It might not lead to a pot of gold, but it will please the eyes and the tummy!
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Layered Rainbow Chia Pudding

Healthy Homemade Green Gummy Snacks

Gummies are always a treat--and these have none of the artificial colors and all of the health benefits of your favorite green juice!
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Healthy Homemade Green Gummy Snacks

St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Pancake Kabobs

The shamrocks on these colorful kabobs are easily made GF by using a gluten-free flour. Everything is better on a stick!
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St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Pancake Kabobs

Healthy Shamrock Shake – Vegan & Gluten Free

Skip the sugar high of the traditional Shamrock Shake and make your own--the healthful way!
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Healthy Shamrock Shake – Vegan & Gluten Free

Irish Nachos

Ireland and potatoes go together. These "Irish Nachos" are a great way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Substitute your favorite dairy-free cheese if needed.
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Irish Nachos

Avocado Dip Veggie Shooters


Everything is better when you can dip it! These avocado dip shooters are a great way to get more veggies into your diet. Use coconut milk yogurt if you are needing a dairy-free alternative.
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Avocado Dip Veggie Shooters

Can't Stop Eating 'Em Crispy Green Bean Chips

These Crispy Green Bean Chips are so good you will have a hard time staying out of them.
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Green bean chips in a brown paper bag placed in a glass jar with some green beans scattered around it

Healthy Limeade Gelatin (GAPS, Paleo)

The green color for this gelatin treat comes from spirulina and chlorella, giving it an extra nutrient boost. Made with real food, honey-sweetened, this healthy limeade gelatin is suitable for both the Paleo and GAPS diets too!
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Healthy Limeade Gelatin (GAPS, Paleo)

Wild Garlic Ramp Pesto

This deep green pesto gets its lovely color and intense taste from wild garlic. This would be great as a veggie dip or on crackers or wraps.
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Wild Garlic Ramp Pesto

Green Machine Smoothie Recipe - Healthy Dairy-Free Smoothie

Up your healthy living game with this Green Machine Smoothie. You'll be energized from the inside out in no time!
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Green Machine Smoothie Recipe - Healthy Dairy-Free Smoothie

Avocado Toast with Veggies

Avocado on toast is the perfect healthy comfort food--and a super fun twist on a sandwich for the leprechaun in everyone!
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Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda bread is something no St. Patrick's Day celebration should be without. And now you can have it gluten free!
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Gluten-Free Irish Soda Bread

Coconut Matcha Pancakes (Vegan, Gluten free)

These golden pancakes are naturally tinted green from matcha--think of them as your lightly green tinted pot of gold!
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Coconut Matcha Pancakes (Vegan, Gluten free)

Hope these Healthy St. Patrick's Day Snacks help your day to be a fun celebration without the dietary regret later.

More Healthy Holiday Recipes

Oh, and if you are looking for other healthy holiday recipes, here are some more options.

Healthy Fourth of July Desserts
Healthy Christmas Cookies
Gluten-free Christmas Cookies
Healthy Valentine's Treats
Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes
40+ Healthy Halloween Treats and Snacks

What is your favorite from the list?

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