It’s all about that Irish starch and anything green. This St. Patrick's Day, don’t let your gluten-free diet get in between you and what you really want to eat. There are so many amazing and festive St. Patrick's Day gluten-free recipes out there that you can work on to have the most rewarding and delicious St. Patrick’s Day ever.
While you might be used to feeling left out of the culinary festivities on other holidays, you don't have to feel that way now. Luckily, there are tons of naturally and purposely gluten-free green foods, so your options are vast and varied. And if you're not a great cook, but want to make something that feels like you're a part of the celebration, don't fret. I've put together a few super simple to follow recipes that you're more than capable of completing.
I’m so confident that you can handle these recipes that I encourage you to get your friends together and have a St. Patty’s Day party to chow down on these delicious treats together. They’re so good that your friends won’t even know the gluten is missing — and neither will you. Get your green on without the grain with these celebration-worthy St. Patty’s Day recipes:
Cinnamon Oat'Meal Raisin Cookies
Thanks to the surprising greening help of Sunbutter, these cookies are totally naturally colored and pretty close to healthy. If you're not a raisin fan, swap them out for chocolate chips! Follow the recipe on Against All Grain.
Irish Soda Bread
This Gluten-Free on a Shoestring recipe is totally Irish and totally gluten-free. It's a super quick bread because it's not a yeast-based bread. So the texture might surprise you, especially considering the fact that it's free of gluten.
No-Bake Key Lime Pie
Limes are green. Green is festive. This outrageously simple recipe from Gluten-Free on a Shoestring is a great thing to have in your back pocket. It's perfect for St. Patty's Day but even better for hitting that gluten-free pie tooth.
The one thing you probably miss the most if you're newly gluten-free, is a light and fluffy cupcake. Lucky for you, with the help of this recipe from Gluten-Free on a Shoestring, you can stay gluten-free and have your cupcake too.
Spotted Dog Soda Bread
This is a special rendition of Irish Soda Bread but with a scone-like twist. Check out the recipe on Gluten-Free on a Shoestring — it's perfect for a St. Patrick's Day breakfast.
Don't worry, just because it has veggies in it, doesn't mean it doesn't taste good. This lean, green smoothie recipe from Whitney Bond is sweet, healthy and very Shamrock green.
Not only is this pizza recipe from Whitney Bond totally gluten-free, but it's also totally St. Patrick's Day themed with its green toppings.
Yep, not only are they gluten-free, they're full on St. Patrick's Day-themed with a green syrup. Can't get more festive than this at breakfast time. Check out the recipe on Whitney Bond.
Spinach, Artichoke, Shamrock Peppers
This dish is a totally creative rendition of your basic party veggies. Check out Whitney Bond's adorable celebratory snack.
The Irish love potatoes — they're deeply rooted in their history. Celebrate with this gluten-free loaf, made easy by Gluten-Free on a Shoestring.