Go Green this St. Patrick’s Day

If there’s ever been a perfect time to add more green to your diet, it’s certainly now! I’m sure you can guess the first (and probably most obvious) reason – St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner and just about everything is turning up in an emerald hue.

But don’t go grabbing those fluorescent-frosted cookies and a green beer just yet. Adding leafy greens, green smoothies and fresh spring produce to your diet will add tons of nutrients and make you feel all kinds of good inside. Need some ideas on how to go about eating more green? You’re in luck!

Green Smoothies
Smoothies can be enjoyed at any time, but they are especially great for a quick breakfast or snack. And fruit isn’t the only star ingredient in these drinks – greens are seriously stealing the spotlight! Check out these recipes to get you started drinking green smoothies.

Spring Produce
One of the best parts about spring is all the new fresh produce that’s coming into season. The crop includes a few green stars such as asparagus, peas and artichokes! Try adding these and other in-season produce to your plate for the best taste and freshness. Here’s a list of what to look for at the supermarket.

How are you enjoying your greens this season?

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