Smoothies have gained popularity over recent years. Mix it up and add a creative flair with ingredients of your own. These three celery smoothie recipes require minimal effort, but pack a nutritious punch. The addition of celery provides a crispness that’s hard to beat, and a taste that’s so refreshing. Pour these colourful creations into jugs on the dinner table and they become their own colourful, edible centrepieces. Which is your favourite?
Simply blend all ingredients together and serve over ice. Enjoy!
Red celery smoothie
- 1 celery stalk, chopped
- 1 small beetroot
- 2 red delicious apples
- 2 medium sized carrots
- 2 peeled oranges
- 1cm fresh ginger slices
Tips: You could also add tomatoes, spinach, lettuce or parsley. I suggest only adding any extras in small portions and taste testing as you go.
Orange celery smoothie
- 2 celery stalks, chopped
- 1/2 medium beetroot
- 2cm fresh ginger slices
- 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
- 1 orange, peeled and halved
- 2 stalks spinach or kale (roughly chop the leaves and discard the stems)
- 2 small peeled lemons
- 1 ½ cups water (preferably chilled)
Tips: If you have any left over, try freezing to create ice blocks for later.
Green celery smoothie
- 4 stalks chopped celery
- 1 frozen banana
- 2 centimetres of chopped ginger
- 1 cucumber (peeled and chopped)
- Orange juice (to taste)
Tips: For those wanting extra sweetness, try adding watermelon, rockmelon, strawberries or blueberries. You could also add fresh mint