March 15, 2022
4 Healthy Ways to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and this year is going to be a special celebration as nearly all the Covid measures have just been lifted. After two years of restrictions, we are finally going to be able to celebrate Paddy's Day properly. It would be a good reason to enjoy it differently. In this article, we will give you four healthy ways to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day.

Go Green for the Day

We usually celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day going to the pub, enjoying many pints of Guinness or having a traditional meal made of Irish Soda Bread, Guinness Beef stew and heavy mash potato.

Well, this time, you can try to challenge yourself by avoiding too much beer in your belly. Go green for the day though: make green smoothies with kale and spinach of detox, create your own cocktail or mocktail and eat fresh food. Thanks god, a lot a Lucozade bottles will be saved.


Stay active

If you are not keen to spend your holiday in the crowded pubs this year you can still make it special by staying active and enjoy some fresh air, having a nice walk, a 5k run outside or going somewhere you’re not used to. Take some time for yourself and for your body, take some time to recharge your batteries and do something good for your health and wellbeing. Find here 15 other simple things that can have a positive impact on yourself.

Learn an Irish Jig and play games

Whether you are Irish or not, you can’t escape the traditional Irish Dance on Saint Patrick’s Day. Why don’t you take advantage of this moment to learn an Irish Jig and set the dance floor on fire?

Playing games with a few good friends or with your loved ones is also a very nice way to have fun during Paddy’s Day without necessarily going to the pub.


Have a rest and watch Irish movies

Although Paddy’s Day is often associated with partying (maybe too much), there is no shame to fancy a nice moment at home, away from the over-crowded places of your city. These four days of holiday can also be the opportunity for you to have a rest from the routine and if your only wish is to spend it in front of a nice traditional Irish movie, just go for it!


No matter how you choose to spend your time during Saint Patrick’s Day, you must not forget it is a time of joy, sharing and conviviality but you can also consider it as an opportunity to focus on yourself and have a break from the everyday life.

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