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7 Ways to Go Green for St. Patrick’s Day Without Food Coloring

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5) Mint

A bunch of leaves heated in water produces a green extract.

 

6) Spirulina

This blue-green algae (containing†proteins, minerals and vitamins) is available in powdered form and as flakes.

7) Foods that are already green

Asparagus, cabbage, chard and kale and many other leafy greens are all in season in March. If you’d rather just stick with the green things nature has given us, you can still have a very green St. Patrick’s Day!

 

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10:31AM PDT on Mar 19, 2013

perhaps go irish once a week, with a pocket full of greens!!
better yet, a daily dose of greens
along w/ b6/b12/ b complex/ iron !!

5:41AM PDT on Mar 19, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

7:20PM PDT on Mar 18, 2013

Great.

9:52AM PDT on Mar 18, 2013

thanks

9:52PM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

Interesting, Chicago River glad it's Veg color!
Thank You

5:49PM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

nice

1:27PM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

great article, artifical food colorings can be so bad for you

10:04AM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

thanks

7:34AM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

great! thanks!

5:08AM PDT on Mar 17, 2013

thanks

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