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St. Patrick’s Day is when you’ll find many people enjoying the night filled with pub crawls, colorful parades, and other exciting events!
There is a boatload of activities families and friends can join to spread the festive spirit.
One thing you can do is kickstart the celebration bright and early with a scrumptious-themed brunch.
If you’re like me, brunch is the most enjoyable meal of the day, where you have an excuse to enjoy breakfast or dinner dishes without facing judgment.
Plus, I’m way hungrier during the late morning, so a brunch feast is perfect.
Besides green food for St. Patrick’s Day for your loved ones, take things up a notch!
There are a ton of cool brunch ideas that scream St. Paddy’s Day, from rainbow colors to leprechaun-designed dishes.
Check out what you can make for brunch this St. Patrick’s Day.
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1. Shamrock Cinnamon Rolls
I would have thought normal cinnamon rolls were tough to make, what more shamrock-shaped ones?
The secret to achieving this cute pastry is using premade cinnamon roll dough. You just need to shape them into shamrocks for St. Patrick’s Day!
If your guests have a massive sweet tooth, this can serve as an appetizer for St. Paddy’s Day, too!
2. Rainbow Donuts
Donuts for brunch? That’s a heck YES for me!
These are such aesthetic donuts that almost look too pretty to eat.
Whether you want something to munch on for brunch or to serve as a St. Patrick’s Day dessert, these donuts won’t disappoint.
3. Spinach and Broccoli Casserole
Let’s move towards a more savory brunch dish, starting with this rich spinach casserole.
This is a keto casserole filled with green veggies, so you can enjoy a healthy cheat day. Spinach and broccoli are nutrient-rich vegetables that help with immunity and digestive health!
4. Irish Breakfast
Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day the Irish way with this traditional Irish breakfast.
This is a mouthwatering dish similar to the full English fry-up, just without the fried potatoes.
I need to wear loose pants for this delicious spread, so prepare to unbuckle your belt, too!
5. Spicy Hummus Avocado Toast
Avocado toast is a go-to brunch thanks to how healthy it is.
It’s actually dubbed as a sort of superfood thanks to the fiber and healthy fats you can get from avocadoes.
This popular brunch is a great way to commemorate St. Paddy’s Day if you’re looking for nutritious green food to serve yourself or the kids!
6. St. Paddy’s Day Pancakes
I can’t have brunch without a stack of fluffy pancakes waiting to be devoured!
These St. Paddy’s Day pancakes are topped with milk cream to add even more sweetness to satisfy my sweet tooth.
The Lucky Charms cereal completes the dish’s appearance while adding some crunch to it!
7. Leprechaun Toast
Your children will be in love with their brunch today.
This leprechaun toast is bright, colorful, and deliciously sweet. It’s everything a kid loves!
Honestly, even I would have this every day just because I love cream cheese and Lucky Charms.
8. Healthy St. Patrick’s Green Smoothie
Repeat after me – We are saying goodbye to calorie-laden shamrock shakes from fast food joints!
This nutrient-dense smoothie is great for those on the go but still wanting to bring out their festive spirits this St. Paddy’s Day.
9. St. Patrick’s Day Waffles
What’s just as good as a stack of pancakes? Waffles!
These are rainbow waffles that can brighten anyone’s day.
They are soft, fluffy, and smell divine.
Create sweet, fluffy clouds with whipped cream as a finishing touch!
10. Walnut Pesto Pizza with Arugul
Pizza isn’t just tomato sauce and cheese.
You can make it perfect for St. Patrick’s Day by using walnut pesto sauce, which makes your pizza unique from the rest.
It looks so fancy and tastes so fresh from the presence of arugula, as if you got it from a posh brunch place!
11. St. Patrick’s Day Pizza
Another awesome way to make a St. Patrick’s Day pizza is by serving it on a lucky shamrock crust!
It’s surprisingly easy to make since all you need is green food coloring.
The thick alfredo sauce takes the cake, tasting so cheesy!
12. Creamy Vegan Pesto Pasta
I would have never thought vegan pesto pasta can be so rich and creamy!
For lazy cooks or those on a time crunch like I am, you will love this one-pot recipe.
You can get an appetizing pasta dish for brunch without dealing with a ton of dishes to wash!
13. Shamrock Soda Bread
Irish soda bread is an excellent dish to serve as a side during brunch, especially with the cute shamrock surprise within.
They can even pair well with your spinach casserole!
Compared to other types of bread, Irish bread is richer and sweeter, you “knead” to make it and try it yourself!
14. St. Patrick’s Day Bell Peppers and Egg
This is one of my go-to brunches because it’s quick to do and filled with protein from the eggs.
If your kids are a bit iffy with eggs and bell peppers for brunch, make the dish more appetizing by putting a St. Patrick’s Day twist to it!
15. St. Patrick’s Day Quiche
Green eggs and ham, you say? Channel your inner Dr. Seuss with this easy quiche recipe!
It’s loaded with spinach, ham, and cheese to create a complete meal for brunch.
16. Bell Pepper and Potato Frittata
This is a simple yet cute recipe featuring the lucky shamrock!
It’s so easy to make and won’t require any fancy ingredients.
Plus points for being a protein-rich meal for vegetarians! Your food options shouldn’t be limited this St. Patrick’s Day.
17. Green Oatmeal
Alright, spinach and oatmeal do not sound appetizing at first but hear me out.
This filling oatmeal is naturally colored using spinach leaves, yet you won’t taste the green veggie at all!
It tastes pleasantly sweet and is filled with wholesome ingredients like bananas and chia seeds.
18. Rainbow Potato Salad
Start your day on a healthier note with this interesting rainbow potato salad! All the nutritious ingredients, including the sour cream, actually work so well together.
You can have the salad on its own, though I recommend serving it as a side with meat-based dishes.
19. Irish Cream French Toast
This French toast recipe will be more than just a St. Patrick’s Day brunch, I can attest to that!
The soft brioche soaked in an eggy Irish cream liqueur mixture hits the spot.
20. Green Smoothie Bowl
Stay healthy this St. Patrick’s Day and wake up to a nutritious and energizing smoothie bowl!
This smoothie bowl contains kefir, fermented food that helps with digestive issues and the immune system.
It’s a nice way to celebrate the holiday while still focusing on eating healthier.
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