03/17/2012 11:11 am ET Updated Mar 17, 2012

Green Superfoods

First, the bad news: Soda bread, corned beef and beer do not a highly nutritious meal make.

But as luck (of the Irish!) would have it, there are, in fact, plenty of superfoods available in mid-March. And they're green!

In honor of Saint Patrick's Day, here are a handful of our favorite emerald-hued, nutrient-packed superfoods -- good to enjoy whether you're celebrating the holiday or not. Any picks you can't believe we overlooked? Let us know!