Wholesome St. Patty’s day recipes | Your Life Recipes


Registered Nutritionist Jamie Miller of The Village Health Clubs shares a healthy recipe for a delicious and healthy St. Patty’s Day recipe.

Shepard’s Pie with Cauliflower


• 2 16 ounce sachets of frozen cauliflower, thawed

• 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

• 1/4 teaspoon onion powder

• 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt

• 1/4 cup of cottage cheese

• 1 teaspoon of salt

• 1/2 teaspoon of pepper

• 2-3 tablespoons of low-fat milk or chicken broth

• 2 teaspoons of olive oil

• 1 1/2 pounds of 95/5 lean ground beef

• 1 onion, diced

• 16 ounces of frozen mixed vegetables, thawed and drained with liquid

• Optional: parsley, chopped


Drain the microwave or steam-frozen cauliflower florets and water.

In a food processor, add cauliflower, garlic and onion powder, yogurt, cottage cheese, salt and pepper.

Add milk or chicken broth as needed until everything is well incorporated and smooth.

Put aside.

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

Fry the beef in a pan with onions, salt and pepper.

Pour into a greased 9×12 inch baking dish.

Heat frozen mixed vegetables in the microwave or steam and drain water.

Add thawed and drained mixed vegetables over the beef and onion mixture.

Use a spatula to spread the cauliflower puree over the vegetables.

Bake for about 20 minutes or until heated through.

Fry another 5-10 if not browned enough.

Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Avocado Edamame Hummus


1 1/2 cups frozen peeled edamame, thawed (about 10 ounces)

• 1 medium-ripe avocado

• 2 cloves of garlic

• Zest and juice of 1 large lemon (approx. 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice)

• 1 teaspoon of salt

• 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

• 1/2 teaspoon onion powder

• 3 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh coriander

• 3 tablespoons of olive or avocado oil

• Vegetables and baked whole grain crackers – for serving


In the bowl of a food processor with a silent blade, puree the edamame, avocado, garlic, lemon peel, lemon juice, kosher salt, black pepper, onion powder, and coriander until evenly mixed.

With the food processor running, pour in the oil and mix for another 5 seconds until everything is well mixed.

Try and add extra salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with vegetables and baked wholemeal crackers as desired.

Perfect rainbow matcha


• 1 cup of regular Greek yogurt or low-sugar vanilla yogurt

• 1/2 teaspoon matcha powder

• Stevia, honey, monk fruit or any other sweetener to taste

• 2 tablespoons of blueberries

• 2 tablespoons of strawberries, diced

• 2 tablespoons of mango, diced

• 2 tablespoons of kiwi fruit, diced

• 2 tablespoons of red grapes, quartered

• Shaved toasted coconut for garnish


Stir the matcha powder and the sweetener of your choice into the yogurt until everything is well mixed.

Cover with the different colored fruits and garnish with roasted coconut.