Celery at HB comes along with the leaves and tops. Remember nothing goes to waste in celery.
So, Here are ideas to try the with leaves & tops as well as the stalk.
Leaves & Tops
Use them in stock.
Make a celery leaf pesto.
Add them to salads.
As a garnish on dishes, maybe over eggs, dips.
Use to flavor soups and stews.
Add them to a green smoothie.
As sticks with dips
In soups, casseroles, stew
In a stir-fry, for the crunch and texture
Pairings: Celery pairs well with: cheesedips, such as hummus, peanut butter
Combining celery with cucumber, apple, spinach, and lemon can produce a tasty and healthful smoothie.
Note: Raw vegetables usually contain more nutrients than cooked ones. Steaming celery for 10 minutes may not affect the antioxidant contents significantly, but boiling celery may do so, according to one study.
Various benefits offered by celery
You’ll enjoy vitamins A, K, and C, plus minerals like potassium and folate when you eat celery.
It’s also low in sodium.
Plus, it’s low on the glycemic index, meaning it has a slow, steady effect on your blood sugar.
Supports digestive health.
Important source of antioxidants.
With minerals like magnesium, iron, and sodium, celery can have a neutralizing effect on acidic foods