Celery Sticks with Yogurt Cheese and Cucumber Sandwiches

SNACK PLATE

Celery Sticks With Yogurt Cheese and Olives
This recipe makes a great snack or take along addition to any sack lunch. Or pre-slice celery and store in a plastic container in the refrigerator alongside the almond butter for a quick boost of protein and fiber any time of day.

Yield: 2 servings

4 celery stalks, sliced into 2-inch long sticks
1/4 cup fresh yogurt cheese
12 black olives
red grapes

1. Spread 1 teaspoon of yogurt cheese on each celery stick.
2. Top with two black olives on each stick.
3. Serve immediately with Cucumber Sandwiches and red grapes or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

Variations:
-Substitute yogurt cheese for almond butter and top with dried, black currants and honey.

Cucumber, Cheese and Turkey SandwichesMost lunches for this menu will contain a combination of snack-like foods and leftovers. These mini sandwiches make a great between meal snack. You can also pack ingredients separately and store them in a small ice-chest for an on-the-go snack.

Yield: 2 servings

1 medium cucumber (about 8-inches in length), cut into 16 slices
2 4-inch slices of medium cheddar cheese, cut into quarters (making 8 small slices total)
2 slices of oven-roasted turkey breast sweetened with honey, cut into quarters (making 8 small slices total)

1. Lay eight of the cucumber slices flat on a large plate. Layer one slice of cheese and once slice of turkey on top of each cucumber slice and top with remaining cucumber.
2. Serve with red grapes and celery sticks variation of your choice.

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One thought on “Celery Sticks with Yogurt Cheese and Cucumber Sandwiches

  1. Trisha says:

    This sounds yummy. Thank you for the suggestion of almond meal in place of breadcrumbs. I will have to try it. It’s so nice to find other mom’s finding creative ways to live the lifestyles our bodies and our children’s bodies demand.Trisha Funkyfoodallergies.blogspot.com

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