23 Healthy Green Dessert Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

It hit me that I am coming up on my SIXTH year of blogging this April (how and why can time fly by so quickly?!?).  So today I’m going through the archives and sharing a bunch of green recipes I’ve posted over the years, to bring you this ahhhmazing list of 23 HEALTHY green dessert recipes!

Why green?  Well, I don’t know if I’m totally alone on this one, but I associate every month with a different color:

Orange for October

Baby blue for December

Pink for February

Green for March

Does anyone else do this?  Or am I totally insane and alone on that one?  Aaaaanywayssss…  I’m just gonna OWN IT and “celebrate” this weirdness by providing y’all with this green dessert roundup!

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and March (aka #GreenDessertMonth) with me and eat some naturally green sweets!  Let’s get started.

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1.  Healthy Key Lime Cheesecake

Okay, this isn’t technically green, but it has green key lime zest + juice in it!  If you like Key Lime Pie and if you’re obsessed with cheesecake, then you’ll LOVE this Key Lime Cheesecake.  It tastes so sinful, you’d never know it’s low calorie, sugar free, high protein, and gluten free.  This is to DIE FOR.

This Healthy Key Lime Cheesecake tastes like Key Lime Pie but in CHEESECAKE form! Each bite is sweet, refreshing, and delicious, you'd never suspect it's sugar free, gluten free, and high protein. -- Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, high protein, gluten free, dairy free and vegan options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

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2.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Fudge DIY Protein Bars

This is hands down THE most popular recipe in my DIY Protein Bars Cookbook!  It’s so soft and fudgy, the color is spot on, and it’s topped off with a chocolate drizzle (dark chocolate and white chocolate are both amazing).  You’d never know it’s gluten free and vegan too, shhhh!

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Fudge DIY Protein Bars from the DIY Protein Bars Cookbook – authored by Jessica Stier of the Desserts with Benefits Blog

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3.  Healthy Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

This Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream is truly a sweet, guilt-free treat.  It’s minty fresh, creamy, and 100% delicious.  Is this real life?  Oh yes, yes it is!

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4.  Healthy Key Lime Pie Milkshake

If you love all things key lime, this milkshake was made for you!

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5.  Healthy Homemade Pistachio Butter

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6.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream

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7.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Shortbread Cookie Dough

If you’re a cookie dough-lover, HIGH FIVE!  Cookie dough is seriously the best.  Too bad there are always warning labels on packages telling us to NOT eat the dough raw.  That’s why I made this recipe — it’s safe to eat raw!

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8.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Sugar Cookies

No words are even necessary to describe how amazing (and MIND-BLOWING) these soft and chewy Matcha Green Tea Sugar Cookies are!

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Sugar Cookies (refined sugar free, gluten free, vegan) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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9.  Healthy Single-Serving Matcha Microwave Cake (with Matcha Protein Frosting!)

This Single-Serving Matcha Cake is so light and fluffy, you might just die of happiness.  And to bring this cake over the top, we’ve got a Matcha Protein Frosting.  Guilt-free cake, here I come!

Healthy Single-Serving Matcha Microwave Cake with Matcha Protein Frosting (refined sugar free, low carb, gluten free) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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10.  Healthy Veggie Shots (and Fruit Chasers!)

If you can handle the liquor shots, you can handle these Veggie Shots!  Get your daily servings in shots style  😉

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11.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Blondies

These Matcha Green Tea Blondies are so sweet, dense, and delicious, everyone falls in love at first bite.  It’s also great with white chocolate chips added to the batter!

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Blondies (sugar free, high fiber, gluten free, vegan) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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12.  Healthy Mint Chocolate DIY Protein Bars

Here is another popular recipe in my DIY Protein Bars Cookbook.  The mint protein bar base is incredibly soft and fudgy, and it’s topped off with a thick layer of dark chocolate.  This delicious minty goodness is also gluten free and vegan, but you’d never know it!

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13.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Nice Cream

Serve guests a big bowl of this Matcha Nice Cream and they’ll be as happy as can be.  This sophisticated, tea-infused dessert requires just 4 ingredients, and it’s perfect topped with freshly sliced bananas, cacao nibs, or mini chocolate chips!

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Nice Cream -- Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

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14.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Coconut Fudge

This fudge is sweet and fluffy and PACKED with matcha flavor.  So much goodness in a small package!  It’s hard to believe this is sugar free, low carb, and high protein.

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15.  Healthy Raw Matcha Green Tea Fudge

This fudge is like the fudge above, made RAW (and just as delicious)!

Healthy Raw Matcha Green Tea Fudge (no bake, sugar free, low carb, gluten free, dairy free, vegan) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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16.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Milkshake

If you love the Green Tea Frappuccinos at Starbucks, you’ll adore this Matcha Green Tea Milkshake!

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17.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Almond Shortbread Cookies

Sweet, sophisticated, and so so good.  These Matcha Shortbread Cookies will be sure to please!

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Almond Shortbread Cookies recipe (refined sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, vegan) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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18.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Chia Seed Pudding

Healthy Matcha Green Tea Chia Seed Pudding recipe (raw, refined sugar free, low carb, high fiber, gluten free, dairy free, vegan) - Healthy Dessert Recipes at Desserts with Benefits

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19.  Healthy Super Greens DIY Protein Bars

Do you add green powders or antioxidant mixes to your smoothies or protein shakes?  Yes?  Then these Super Greens DIY Protein Bars are for you!  This recipe is in my DIY Protein Bars Cookbook — it’s fudgy and sweet, topped with chocolate chips, and also happens to be gluten free and vegan!

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20.  Healthy Green Mango Lassi

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21.  Healthy Key Lime Pie

Ever dreamt of a Healthy Key Lime Pie without the healthy taste? Your prayers have been answered!

Ever dreamt of a Healthy Key Lime Pie without the healthy taste? Your prayers have been answered! It's got the perfect combination of tart and sweet, rich and creamy, and healthy and delicious! -- Healthy Dessert Recipes with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan options at the Desserts With Benefits Blog (www.DessertsWithBenefits.com)

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22.  Healthy Matcha Green Tea Overnight Oats

Matcha lovers, BEHOLD.  I bring to you…  Matcha Green Tea Overnight Oats!  Now THIS is a healthy breakfast.

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23.  Healthy Homemade Green Apple Gummy Bears

These Green Apple Gummy Bears are made with a SECRET ingredient…  can you guess what it is? 😉

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Here’s a roundup of 23 HEALTHY green dessert recipes! From Key Lime Cheesecake to Gummy Bears to Matcha Green Tea Protein Bars to Green Smoothie Ice Cream -- you’ll be sure to find a recipe perfect to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas, or the birthday of someone who loves green! These healthy recipes are suitable for everyone with sugar free, low calorie, low fat, high protein, gluten free, dairy free, and vegan options.

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Hope you enjoyed this little roundup full of healthy green dessert recipes.  Eat green y’all!

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With love and good eats,

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– Jess

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6 comments on “23 Healthy Green Dessert Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day”

  1. Green is my favorite color and I just associate anything green with the season of Spring. Which is, coincidentally, my favorite season! I really want to start adding matcha to more recipes. It’s so yummy and healthy!

  2. Love this roundup Jess!! I’m definitely going to be making one of these green desserts for St Pattys Day for sure!! 🙂

  3. Oh my goodness this is such a cool idea!
    I love it. x
    Izzy

  4. Thats a lot of green goodness!

  5. I’ve been trying to find a new way to incorporate matcha into my diet and these all look perfect!!!

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