Eat Green on St. Patrick’s Day (Slideshow)

Lucky green eats keep calories down

Green foods

On St. Patrick’s Day, we think green. We don our emerald green hats and join the bustle of parades, our shamrocks a-plenty. This celebration seems to be about abundance too, but when it comes to calories, you don’t have to overdo it.

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You can make the menu a little healthier than the typical fare by adding green foods:

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Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and wellness manager for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.