Celery with cream cheese mousse

celery with cream cheese mousseThis light snack takes “ants on a log” to a whole new level!

¼ cup low-fat whipped cream cheese
¼ cup fat-free plain yogurt
2 tablespoons scallions (green onions), rinsed and chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
6 celery sticks, rinsed, with ends cut off
1 tablespoon chopped walnuts

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 five pieces. Top with chopped walnuts, and serve.

Serves 6. Per serving: 35 calories, 2g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 4mg cholesterol, 58mg sodium, 1g fiber, 2g protein, 3g carbohydrates, 131mg potassium,

Recipe courtesy of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.