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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

St. Patrick’s Day: Best and Worst Green Foods

I love brussels sprouts!

Some of my friends think this makes me weird, but I embrace my weirdness. I guess I am just a fan of anything in the cabbage family.

Since green is the color we associate with St. Patrick’s Day, I thought it might be a fun idea to find out how our members and readers feel about the green foods in their lives. Green vegetables are chock full of good stuff, like antioxidants, Vitamins B  and C, and beta-carotene. Even knowing these facts, many folks still don’t like anything green on their dinner plates.

So, what are your most favorite and least favorite green foods? Would you try them a different way if challenged to do so? Have you tried a green veggie you disliked as a child and found you like it now?

Tell us about it!

Here are some excellent resources you may also want to check out:

WebMD Food & Cooking Message Board

What Are Your Favorite St. Paddy’s Day Foods?

A Taste of Ireland: St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Makeovers

Posted by: Leona Perry at 8:58 pm

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