Doing a Whole30 in March? This year, skip the green beer and make this nutrient-dense, vibrant and tasty Whole30 St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Veggies and a Pot of Gold.

The veggie dip gets it’s gorgeous gold color from turmeric, a warm spice that’s prized for its anti-inflammatory properties. Blended with tahini and lemon, this fresh, creamy dipping sauce is great with raw veggies and also works well as a topping for chicken or salmon.

Get to chopping those veggies, and enjoy! If you make this recipe, share photos on Instagram and tag us @whole30 so we can see.

Rainbow Veggies and a Pot of Gold

Recipe author: Sarah Steffens | Photos by: Autumn Michaelis
Whole30 Rainbow Veggies and a Pot of Gold

Rainbow Veggies and a Pot of Gold

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 8 people


  • 2 red bell peppers sliced
  • 10 small whole carrots peeled
  • 1 yellow squash sliced into rounds
  • 1/4 lb green beans trimmed and blanched
  • 2-3 stalks celery cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 small container blueberries washed
  • 1 small bunch purple grapes washed
  • 1 large or 2 small beets peeled and sliced
  • 2-3 radishes sliced into rounds

Garnishes of your choice:

  • Sarah used s mall flowers and sprigs of parsley and rosemary, as well as clusters of nuts and dried fruit, to achieve this look. Work with what you have on hand!

Pot of Gold Dipping Sauce

  • 1 (10.6) oz jar of tahini Check your label to be sure it's Whole30 compatible. Look for only sesame seeds in the ingredient list.
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon


  • ARRANGE the fruits and veggies on a platter or cutting board. Group them by color, in the shape of a rainbow, as shown in the photo.
  • MIX all of the ingredients for the dip in a small bowl and scrape with a baker's spatula into a small black bowl to serve on your rainbow board.
Keyword appetizers, holidays
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Note: Sarah found this small cast iron pot at Target. Here’s a similar one via Amazon.

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Published by Lindsay Rhodes

Lindsay Rhodes currently lives in Chicago. She attended Butler University where she received her B.S. in Marketing and a minor in Strategic Communication. Previously, Lindsay has worked for management consulting firms as a marketing consultant and as a campus recruiter.

Sarah Steffens

Recipe Developer

Sarah Steffens, our Recipe Developer, has a B.A. in Business Administration, Public Relations from The Master's University in Southern California. After years of experimenting with nutrition and recipes in her own kitchen, she now works as a Personal Chef and Food Photographer in Sacramento, creating meals that support her client's intention to physically and mentally thrive. She has catered several independent film sets, making it her goal to optimize the energy and well-being of each creative crew. You can find many of Sarah's recipes in various Whole30, Paleo and Keto cookbooks. When Sarah is not cooking and styling recipes, you can find her enjoying a long walk, working on creative projects with loved ones or exploring beautiful Northern California.