Here's the ultimate celery snacktime guide! You will find celery snack recipes for inspiration as a healthy snack, an easy appetizer, or how to use up the rest of your celery. These recipes are wholesome and exciting, find your next delicious snack.
Below the celery snacks are broken into categories so you can easily find a great snack you will love. There are ideas on what to stuff celery stalks with, dips that go well with celery, fun ideas on how to serve celery, as well as celery juice and celery smoothies.
Here's Why You Want To Eat Celery
Celery is totally beneficial to your overall well-being. It is hydrating (because of its high water content), an antioxidant, reduces inflammation, lowers blood pressure, has detoxing properties, balances acidity in the body, and supports good skin.
The minerals and vitamins celery contains include: calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K.
Celery is a low-carb snack. Many of these snack recipes with celery are excellent for those eating a keto diet or needing diabetic friendly snacks.
Celery Nutritional Facts
Here are the nutritional facts for 1 cup of celery which is about 2 stalks of celery:
81 mg Sodium
453IU Vitamin A
3mg Vitamin C
Best Celery Snack Recipes
Stuffed Celery Ideas
Find the perfect thing to stuff your celery with, yes, there are more ways to eat it than just with peanut butter, and these are all easy recipes!
Fill your celery sticks with this wholesome chickpea mash! Meal prep this in less than 10 minutes, and enjoy it as a quick filling snack. With red onion, fresh herbs (dill), and turmeric, I'm drooling over the idea of stuffing this in celery!
A cream cheese mixture, of bacon, sharp cheddar cheese, and green onion this creamy appetizer is made for game day. It only takes 15 minutes to make this cheese filling recipe.
Mix tuna with hot sauce and mayonnaise, drizzle with ranch dressing, and enjoy as a tasty low carb snack! Follow the complete recipe to make your own high-protein celery bite, perfect for game day or as last-minute appetizer!
An easy bite for a celery lover, fill the green sticks with creamy peanut butter and top with nuts, sunflower seeds, granola, freeze-dried raspberries or chocolate chips! These very simple ingredients are probably already in your kitchen!
Here are 4 homemade dips to make and eat with celery for a healthy savoury snack!
Celery, when mixed with this high-protein dip will give lasting energy. This hummus is one of my favorite recipes for a savoury snack! It is a simple recipe to meal prep and have ready for quick snacks over a couple of days! The hummus is high in protein from added hemp hearts.
Make your own creamy and wholesome avocado dip! Avocado is a great source of healthy fats, and when matched with celery it makes a lovely snack. Enjoy this dip not only with celery but fresh veggies and your favourite chips too!!
Elevate your celery snacking with this simple tasty dip! This recipe is made with basic ingredients: yogurt, dried dill, black pepper, and a splash of lemon juice!
Make this easy wholesome dip in less than 5 minutes. This is a copycat recipe of the popular well-loved thousand Island dressing. It is made with all dairy-free ingredients.
Fun Celery Snack Ideas
The following recipes are great ideas for exciting celery appetizers and party finger food!
A beautiful veggie tray is a great way to enjoy celery with your favorite dip for family gatherings or for your next party.
With 7 wholesome ingredients, you can make this incredible salad with chicken, grapes and celery. Enjoy this celery salad in a lettuce leaf or stuff it into a fresh celery stick! This recipe is high-protein, and an excellent keto snack.
These cute little celery owls are made with almonds, grapes, carrots, and googly eyes! A perfect celery snack to make with the kids or serve for a healthy snack at children's birthday party!
The all-time classic celery recipe is ants on a log, peanut butter stuffed into celery with raisins on top! Only 3 real food ingredients to make this fast snack.
Make this celery treat for all the kids, a fun twist from ants on a log! With pretzel antlers, candy eyes, jelly bean noses, and peanut butter stuffed into celery, they are so easy to make. Make this for a fun Christmas party appetizer.
Celery Juice and Celery Smoothies
Is celery juice or a celery smoothie healthier?
A celery smoothie is a great way to enjoy all the vitamins and minerals with all the fiber which is going to support the digestive system in detoxification and elimination.
Having celery juice removes the celery fiber which makes it easier for our body to quickly absorb the nutrients, this is a great option for those needing a nutritional boost or those struggling to process food.
Make this bright green drink in your juicer with 6 simple whole ingredients. This is a good snack with a ton of flavor.
This simple juice can be made in a blender or juicer. You will need carrots, celery, apple, lemon, and ginger for this juice it will make your taste buds burst!
Celery cucumber juice is a very cool and refreshing drink, perfect to drink to support hydrating the body. This juice is easy to make. With celery and cucumber, you will need apple, ginger, and lime.
A tropical-tasting smoothie with hints of celery! This easy celery drink is perfect to use up leftover celery and let the whole family enjoy it.
FAQ's about Celery
To make wilted celery crispy again place it in cold water for 10-30 minutes to rehydrate. Wilted celery is simply dehydrated.
The best way to clean celery is to break the outer stalks off that you plan to use, and place the stalks under running water. Remove any debris or dirt with your hands until the celery is clean.
Celery is a highly sprayed crop, it is best to buy organic celery or grow your own. Organic celery is often darker and has a stronger taste.
You can tell celery has gone bad if there is discoloration, a bad smell, a slimy texture, if it is very wrinkly and wilted, or if it is super stringy. If none of these signs are super clear from looking at the celery, have a small taste test to see if it tastes unusual.
Brown spots on celery can be related to a few different things including, age and natural browning, being bruised, mold, bacteria growth, or pesticide residue. If you notice the celery is silmy or the brown spot is fuzzy (showing it is mold), do not eat this celery.
However if celery is not showing other signs of going bad (smell, limp, silmy) other than brown spots, wash it well and use your best judgement in eating it.
Celery heart is the inner lower part of the celery that has grown tightly together. It is lighter in colour and is shorter. Celery hearts are edible.
Leftover celery scrapes can be used in bone broth, smoothies, soup, or celery juice. Celery leaves are perfect to add to a salad.
The best healthy filling for celery is peanut or nut butter, hummus, tuna salad, avocado dip, or chickpea salad. See full recipes in the blog post above.
Celery can last up to four weeks in the fridge. For best results, remove any plastic from celery, wrap the celery in damp paper towels and then in a sealing container or in tin foil to keep the moisture in the celery making it maintain it's crispiness.
The best way to store celery sticks to keep them crunchy is to place them in a jar or airtight container, cover the celery fully with clean water, then place the lid on. Store the container of celery in the fridge to keep them hydrated and crispy until you eat them.
I hope you found the perfect healthy celery snack to make! Leave a comment below if you have more ideas to share with other readers!
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