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People all over the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, especially places with large Irish-American communities. Everyone’s a little bit Irish on March 17th, so why not mix and match a few of our favorite Irish recipes and raise your glass to all things green.

Shamrock Smoothie: Start your day with a festive and delicious combination of kiwi, grapes, bananas, and yogurt. It’s creamy, sweet, just barely tart, and adorably garnished with a shamrock kiwi.

Bell Pepper Shamrock Frittata: This delicious dish is made with Yukon Gold potatoes and sliced bell peppers to cleverly create shamrocks! Create your own variation by adding more veggies for a vegetarian option or adding any breakfast meats you choose.

Bangers and Colcannon with Guinness Onion Gravy:  This dish consists of pork sausages that are served on colcannon, an Irish form of mashed potatoes with bacon and sautéed cabbage mixed in, and topped with a Guinness gravy.

Corned Beef, Cabbage, Carrots, and New Potatoes: Here’s a simple supper for the meat-and-potato lovers in your family. A spicy-sweet honey and brown mustard dressing adds a tangy twist.

Irish Soda Bread: Soda bread with a twist. Yogurt has been used in place of the buttermilk and rolled oats have been added for texture. Cut into slices and serve with a flavored butter, jam or marmalade.

Irish Boxty Potatoes: Traditional Irish potato pancakes, also known as boxty, are made with a mixture of mashed and grated potatoes for a texture that’s part pancake, part hash brown.

Guinness and Onion Soup with Irish Cheddar Crouton: This onion soup is rich, hearty and flavored with delicious ingredients like Guinness beer, beef stock and dried thyme leaves. Topped with a toasted Irish cheddar crouton, this soup is sure to satisfy.

Boozy Beverage Choices for the Adults:

Lucky Charms Milkshakes with Marshmallow Frosting: A childhood favorite introduced to adulthood by blending it up, adding milk, vanilla ice cream and marshmallow vodka.

Guinness Ice Cream Floats: A scoop of coffee ice cream and a drizzle of chocolate turn rich, dark Irish stout beer into a celebratory dessert drink for adults.

Dublin Eggnog: This drink brings together two favorite flavors–Irish coffee and eggnog. Adding Irish whiskey, nutmeg, sugar and whipped cream – this is a perfect cool weather sip.

Whether you choose to feast on traditional Irish favorites like corned beef and cabbage, coffee, soda bread, potatoes, and shepherd’s pie or try a new spin on an all-time classic, enjoy your day!

For more ways to summon the taste o’ the Irish, visit our Signature Homes St. Patrick’s Day Board on Pinterest with delicious green goodies, fun gift ideas, crafts for the kids and much more. From hops to shamrock thumbprints, these ideas will have you covered on this green holiday.

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