Tuna salad without celery

Celery is an underrated vegetable. Many people find it bland and boring, a "diet" food that gives low-calorie vegetables a bad name

 This is a common celery mistake. Celery isn't just a low-calorie snack. It has just 14 calories per cup and is a good source of fibre and cancer-fighting antioxidants, including vitamin C and flavonoids.

Celery helps lower blood pressure, aids weight loss, and improves digestion.

There are few things more satisfying than biting into a crisp, crunchy stalk of fresh celery.

This makes it an essential ingredient for dishes like tuna salad, which is enhanced by the added texture. It's also an easy way to sneak in some extra veggies and enjoy their health benefits.

There are plenty of ways to add crunch to homemade tuna salad without using celery. Any fresh, crisp vegetable works. Kristine's Kitchen Blog suggests adding carrots, cucumber, or bell peppers for crunch and flavour.

Crunchy vegetables can replace celery.

Carrots, onions, and fennel can make tuna salad extra crunchy. Cilantro, lime juice, minced red peppers, and minced jalapeo peppers add texture and heat to tuna salad (via Simply Recipes).

Crunchy vegetables can replace celery.

These are just a few celery substitutes, but there are plenty of ways to use up leftover celery from tuna salad.

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