Celery Stick + Tahini Cheese Quick Snack

Nutrition Facts
Celery Stick + Tahini Cheese Quick Snack
Amount per Serving
Calories
588
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
48.3
g
74
%
Saturated Fat
 
6.2
g
39
%
Sodium
 
306
mg
13
%
Carbohydrates
 
30.1
g
10
%
Fiber
 
37.3
g
155
%
Sugar
 
1.5
g
2
%
Protein
 
18.8
g
38
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Yield: 8

Ingredients:

For the Dippers:

  • 8 celery stalks large, cut into 4 equal pieces each

For the Tahini Cheese:

  • 1 1/2 cups natural tahini paste
  • 2/3 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves only
  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Directions:

  • In a basic blender pulse the tahini paste, lemon juice and sea salt until coarsely combined.
  • Add in the cilantro, green onions and garlic and then pulse again for 10-15 seconds until coarsely combined.
  • Prepare the celery with 1-2 tbsp of tahini cheese per celery stick.
  • Refrigerate additional portions until ready to enjoy.

Notes:

In need of a quick pick me up? This snack is a quick hydrating way to boost your minerals, offering a guaranteed energy boost. The tahini "cheese" is a great vegan dip to enjoy anytime and can be made up to 14 days in advance.
Tahini is an excellent source of iron, calcium and b vitamins. It is particularly good for pregnant women as well as a great vegan source of healthy fats. This nutrient dense ingredient is an important part of plant based pantries offering important nutritional building blocks.
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