Let’s chat Earth Day food ideas! We have a great way to celebrate Mother Earth with “green” food which seems to be the ultimate Earth Day theme.  Have fun with these 5 Yummy Green Earth Day Recipes that the entire family will enjoy.

5 Yummy Green Earth Day Recipes - salad, flatbread, strawberry avocado toast and green smoothie
Let’s celebrate Earth Day with green food!

Easy Earth Day Food Ideas

What a treat!  Let’s ponder care of the earth in between a trip to clean up the local park, singing Earth Day songs, cleaning up around the yard, hitting a local trail, shopping the local farmer’s market and so many other Earth Day activities over some yummy green food. These easy earth day food ideas make the perfect Earth Day menu for your family.

Related: Don’t miss our big list of earth day activities for the entire family

Pssst…you can eat these yummy food ideas year round! Here are some easy and fun ways to eat GREEN!

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Family Friendly Earth Day Recipes

1. Earth Day Green Smoothie Recipe

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Green is for go make some smoothies!

This Green Smoothie recipe doesn’t just show support for Earth day, it also helps you detoxify your body and keep you healthy. It’s also great to make one whenever you need it.

Ingredients Needed To Make Green Smoothie:

  • 4 Kale Leaves (remove center)
  • 1/2 cup Parsley
  • A cup of Frozen Strawberries
  • 1 Banana, cut into slices
  • A cup of Water

How To Make Green Smoothies:

  1. Add all of the ingredients into a blender and mix until smooth.
  2. Add ice if you want it a little colder!
  3. Serve in a clear glass so you can see the green color.

2. Earth Day Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing Recipe

Green Earth Day Recipes: Kale salad - bowl of kale salad with almonds on top shown from above
A Kale Salad is a perfect fit for Earth day celebrations.

Here’s the thing: kale is just so full of fantastic nutrients. Infused with lemon and sliced almonds, you’ll get a super-powerful salad combination!

Head on over to the New York Times Cooking page for more about this delicious recipe! 

Ingredients Needed To Make Earth Day Kale Salad:

How To Make Earth Day Kale Salad:

  1. In a toaster oven, toast almonds until golden brown, and then set aside.
  2. Then, in a jar or bowl, combine lemon juice with 1 teaspoon of salt. Whisk in the olive oil, add garlic cloves, and then set aside.
  3. Cut kale into strips, and put in a large bowl.
  4. Remove cloves from dressing and pour the dressing over the salad.
  5. Mix together, add more dressing if needed.

3. Green Pizza Recipe for Earth Day

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Go for a green pizza recipe!

Since Pizza is a favorite food, turning it green is a wonderful thing to do on Earth day. Don’t worry, it’s so good and healthy too.

Ingredients Needed To Make Green Pizza:

How To Make Green Pizza:

  1. Start by following the instructions to prepare the pizza crust.
  2. After the crust is cooked about 3/4 of the way through, top with the slices of mozzarella.
  3. Then, drizzle with olive oil, a pinch of salt, and the Parmesan cheese.
  4. Put back in oven for 5-8 minutes, or until the cheese melts.
  5. While in the oven, put the arugula in a bowl, and then add a splash of olive oil, a pinch of salt, and lemon juice, and then mix.
  6. When pizza is done, top with the arugula mixture, and then serve.

4. Earth Day Avocado Toast with Strawberries and Honey Recipe

Green Earth Day Recipe - Avocado and strawberry toast shown from above
This toast is definitely a treat!

If you’ve got a sweet tooth and thinking of a treat for Earth Day, this is the answer! It’s organic, sweet, fruity, and just perfect.

This is something really fresh about avocados and making avocado toast is definitely a way to eat green. Burnt Macaroni’s Avocado Toast with Strawberries and Honey is a quick and easy breakfast recipe.

Ingredients Needed to Make Earth Day Avocado Toast:

How to Make Earth Day Avocado Toast:

  1. Toast bread in toaster
  2. Smash avocado with fork and add to top of toast
  3. Place slices of strawberries on top
  4. Drizzle with honey

5. Green Earth Day Ice Cream Recipe

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Green day ice cream is so yummy!

Green Earth day ice cream recipe is perfect for the family. It’s outrageously easy to make too!

Ingredients Needed To Make Earth Day Ice Cream:

  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • A Banana (frozen in chunks)
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • An Avocado
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • A cup of Ice Cubes

Head on over to Averie Cooks for this healthy ice cream recipe! 

Celebrate Earth Day with Kids

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Celebrate Earth Day with fun and excitement!

Which recipe are you making for Earth Day?

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