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Easy Irish Recipes

Simply Traditional Irish Stew

Traditional Irish recipes are generally pretty simple with just a few ingredients in some cases. I jazzed this Irish stew recipe up with bay leaves but other than that, I kept it simple to pay homage to the less affluent past from which it originated. Feel free to add other herbs, spices or vegetables to suit your taste but as is, this recipe tastes great....

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Avocado Smoothie

Avocado Smoothie

This green smoothie is one your little leprechauns will surely enjoy! Enjoy it on St. Patrick's day and every day in between. Why is it one of my favorites? only 4 ingredients lots of flavor its not overly sweet (unless you add extra honey) its full of healthy monounsaturated fats, vitamins and minerals you can...

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soda bread picture steps

Easy Irish Soda Bread- Picture Recipe Included

This magical Irish Soda Bread recipe contains only 6 ingredients and has only 5 steps as seen below. Important tip: Do not work the dough too much in step #4. Knead only 5 times! That’s the magic number. The baking soda is what causes the bread to rise. (Printable PDF Version with pictures)...

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grilled chicken sandwich

I'll Take a #5. Hold the Antibiotics.

I'm lovin' it! On March 4 th of this year, McDonald's USA announced their new menu sourcing initiatives which will now only include chickens that have been raised without the use of antibiotics "important to human medicine". This is a step in the right direction as it is important to minimize the use of these in food animals for reasons such as antibiotic resistance and consequences o...

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