One of the best parts of being a parent is creating new traditions with your kids. It can also be one of the most stressful, and it's definitely the messiest. Here are some tried and true foods you can make to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with your kids!
For a lesson in color theory and an exciting take on a classic breakfast, try Rainbow Pancakes by Klein Co. We love that the recipe recommends making life easier by using a boxed pancake mix as the base. Pro tip: keep the heat low so the pancakes don't overcook and turn brown. Recipe here!
Homemade Shamrock Shake
We all love this fast food favorite, but it's always better to make it at home. Not only is it fun to create, but when you make dessert at home you can control and know exactly what goes in it! Pro tip: have fun with the toppings! Use sprinkles, skittles, lucky charms marshmallows, or fresh mint for the more sophisticated child! We love this classic recipe by Momendeavors. Recipe here!
Shamrock Pretzel Pops
This is a unique and exciting treat that's unlike any treat you have made before! We were so delighted to stumble upon this tutorial by Crafty Morning. Pro tip: they would also make great decor at a party! Recipe here.
Fruit Rainbow with a Pot of Gold
A more nutritious snack that's full of color! Be sure to check out the instructions from Two Healthy Kitchens, she offers tips for cooking the egg (aka the cloud) just right! Pro tip: let your kids pick out the fruits you use in the rainbow! Recipe here.
Lucky Charm Popcorn
A combination of two snacks you can't resist! This treat is salty and sweet and would make a great snack for school days, movie nights, and even mom and dad. Check out the recipe and be sure to follow the instructions for choosing the right chocolate. Recipe here.