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Irish Fare on St. Patrick’s Day

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Enjoy traditional Irish fare on St. Patrick’s day. Try your hand at a lightened up Shepherd’s pie, or sauté some cabbage with butter, salt and pepper.

Don’t forget to wear green and eat a green, or a dietitian may pinch you! 🙂

A Healthy Take on Traditional Irish Fare

Lightened Up Easy Shepherd’s Pie
This recipe features lean ground meat, reduced fat sour cream and fat free chicken broth, lightening up a traditionally high calorie meal. Enjoy tasty, protein packed and veggie filled Shepherd’s pie at <300 calories per serving!
Recipe from Skinny Taste, click here.

Sautéed Cabbage
Cabbage is a member of the brassica family, veggies known for their antioxidant power, as well as vitamin C, folate, potassium and iron content. It’s the perfect addition to your Irish feast, or really…any meal!
Recipe and picture from Well Plated, click here. 

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread
Soda bread is probably one of the easiest bread recipes to pull together in minutes! Using whole wheat flour, like this version, ensures you’re getting max amounts of heart healthy fiber. 
Recipe from the Endless Meal, click here.