Happy St Patrick’s Day! I am totally off my game this year with the celebrating. The green shirts I ordered from Old Navy are scheduled to arrive tomorrow and I could not rally the energy for any sort of shamrock shenanigans at breakfast this morning.
I might have skipped it altogether except Lilly kept asking when we were going to celebrate “the leprechauns”.
For lunch, I cobbled together healthy finger food rainbows with little “pots o gold” (pieces of chicken nuggets and cheddar cheese coins). My rainbows are made of fresh strawberries, baby carrots, freeze dried sweet corn, steamed peas and blueberries. Clearly you can modify based on whatever you have available in each color (and that your kid will eat).
When I was a kid, the leprechauns always dyed our milk green too. And so it is.
We ate these for lunch but they’d make a fine dinner if you’re still looking to celebrate (or if the corned beef and cabbage doesn’t go over very well). They’d also be a fun first day of spring meal (March 20th, aka JiTs birthday) or any ole day, to encourage the Littles to eat their veggies.
Anyway, happy St Patrick’s Day, happy spring and happy birthday to JiT!