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National Celery Month - March

National Celery Month - March

NATIONAL CELERY MONTH

Get chopping in March with National Celery Month! This vegetable adds crunch to salads while adding lots of flavor to casseroles and soups.

Celery is a fibrous vegetable that grows into a leafy stalk. While many enjoy it fresh, celery also goes well into a cooked meal. Per serving, the crunchy vegetable has 16 calories. It’s a good source of fiber, potassium, and vitamins A and C. Add it to snacks to benefit from its anti-inflammatory qualities.

However, celery is not a superfood. They are the perfect complement to a healthy diet. While it is not glorified as a superfood, celery does class up the plate. Seasoned right, celery can stand out with a flavor all its own.

Meanwhile, back in your kitchen, your celery sticks scream for something else. Add some peanut butter or avocado. Mix chopped celery into a pasta dish or stir-fry. Stir chopped celery into onions and potatoes for a delicious soup.

While all these items are cooking, chop up a few extra sticks and store them in an airtight container, and place them in the refrigerator. They will keep crisp for at least two days. The celery will lose quality after that, but you can still enjoy them or use them in soups or other recipes.

HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalCeleryMonth

Celebrate National Celery Month by incorporating celery into your meals every day. Try these ideas to keep you inspired all month long:

  • Plant celery in your garden this year.
  • Try a new recipe featuring celery.
  • Make ants on a log.
  • Add celery to just about any soup recipe.
  • Add celery to your favorite salad.
  • Create delicious dips for dunking your celery.
  • Make a celery relish.

Try a recipe from the National Day Calendar Recipe page and use #NationalCeleryMonth to share on social media.

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

NATIONAL CELERY MONTH HISTORY

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