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  • Celery With Cream Cheese Mousse

This delicious and light snack will please the young . . . and young at heart

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals


  • ¼ C low-fat whipped cream cheese

  • ¼ C fat-free plain yogurt

  • 2 Tbsp scallions (green onions), rinsed and chopped

  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

  • ½ tsp ground black pepper

  • 6 celery sticks, rinsed, with ends cut off

  • 1 Tbsp chopped walnuts

calories 35
Total fat 2 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 4 mg
Sodium 58 mg
Total fiber 1 g
Protein 2 g
Carbohydrates 3 g
Potassium 131 mg
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 4%
Iron 2%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1
    Combine cream cheese, yogurt, scallions, lemon juice, and pepper. Mix well with a wooden spoon.

  • 2
    Spread mixture evenly down the middle of each celery stick.

  • 3
    Cut each stick into 5 pieces. Top with chopped walnuts, and serve.

Chefs in Training Younger children can help mix the "mousse."  Older children can make the recipe themselves.

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