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How to Make Celery Juice in 3 easy Steps

Have you heard the stories about the benefits of drinking celery juice? I decided to give it a try and wanted to share with you how to make celery juice in 3 easy steps! You may be surprised at the refreshing taste and how easy it is to incorporate fresh juice into your daily routine.

How to make celery juice in 3 easy steps

Why Should I Drink Celery Juice?

I've always been a fan of eating this vegetable. It's the perfect snack with buffalo chicken wing dip, veggie dip, or filled with peanut butter.

But, if you are looking for a natural way to reset your body, drinking rather than eating celery may be for you.

After a recent physical, I need to get my cholesterol in check. I figured it wouldn't hurt to add MORE vegetables into my diet, so I looked into celery juice a little closer and learned a lot of things I didn't know before.    

Celery Juice in Glass

What are the Benefits of Celery Juice?

Did you know that celery is very high in calcium and silicon which helps to regenerate and strengthen damaged bones? I didn’t! I always thought calcium should come from dairy and had no idea I could get so much from a vegetable!  

Celery is also high in Vitamin K which protects against osteoporosis, something I pay close attention to as I age. 

However, celery is probably best known to help with gut health. When this particular vegetable is juiced and consumed, it retains its nutrients to help aid the digestive tract keeping it free of inflammation and because of the high natural sodium, it can also help raise the acid in the stomach so that food digests more easily and doesn’t sit there and ferment.

Who wants fermented food sitting in their gut? Not me, that's for sure! 

What else does it do? Celery is also high in Vitamin A, C, iron, and magnesium which helps to nourish the blood and helps with high blood pressure, arthritis and even has been studied as having helped with clearer skin! 

Ingredients for celery juice

Celery: Yes, that's all you need to make this juice! 1 large bunch of celery cleaned well with leaves trimmed. 

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How do I make Celery Juice?

Making celery juice is easy when using a juicer or a blender. 

  1. Run cleaned celery through a juicer and drink immediately. This makes about 16 oz (2 cups).
  2. Chop and blend in a blender until smooth. Strain through a cheesecloth or nut milk bag and drink immediately.

For best results, drink first thing in the morning on empty stomach.

If that is not doable, then anytime during day 15-30 minutes before consuming anything.

Celery Juice Breville Juicer


Can you Juice Celery Leaves?

Yes, you can juice celery leaves, but your juice maybe a little bitter. I like to trim off leaves and save for vegetable soup stock!

How do you make celery juice taste good?

Some folks find celery juice to be a little off-putting, especially if you juice the entire stalk with the leaves. If the taste is still not to your liking, try adding cucumber or green apple to make it a bit sweeter.

Just know that to really get the full benefits of pure celery juice, you should drink straight celery juice.

How to Make Celery Juice Infographic

How to Juice Celery Without a Juicer

I like to use our Breville Juicer. It is super easy to use and to clean. I also like that it is on the smaller side so it stores nicely in the pantry. If you don't have one, you can use a blender as well. I've shared my favorite blender and juicer options below:

How to make Celery Juice in a Ninja Blender?

If you don't have access to a juicer, a blender will work too!

I love my Ninja Blender. I bought it over 6 years ago and it is still running strong! I use it for other recipes too like our PB&J protein smoothie!

Follow these simple steps to make celery juice in a Ninja Blender

  1. Wash fresh celery and chop into 1-inch pieces, using a cutting board and knife.  
  2. Place chopped celery in the blender with 1/4 cup water. 
  3. Blend on high. Strain through a mesh strainer using the back of a spoon to press vegetable pulp against sides, to ensure all liquid is through. Or you can use a cheesecloth nut milk bag as an alternative. 

So, to recap our steps for a juicer:

  1. Wash and trim 1 bunch of celery
  2. place celery stalks in a juicer.
  3. Pour into a glass and drink immediately on an empty stomach. Wait 15-30 minutes before consuming any other foods or liquids.

Other resources to help with celery juice

Celery is on the “Dirty Dozen” list. If you don't know what that is, See here for the full list of Dirty Dozen and Clean 15.

If possible, try to buy organic or from your local farmer at the farmer’s market for this reason. 

There are some good books to check out that you can order  on Amazon:  

I love listening to books on my phone or iPad, and it's nice to know you can get also get these titles on Audible or if you prefer to read on a Kindle, there is a great option to use one-month free for a Kindle unlimited membership to read or listen on all devices! 

Have you tried Celery Juice? What did you think?

Yield: 16 ounces

Celery Juice in 3 Easy steps

How to make celery juice in 3 easy steps

Celery juice is a great way to naturally reset your body. This juice is fresh and delicious and will be a great way to start your day! 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 bunch celery, washed and trimmed of leaves


  1. Run through a juicer and drink immediately.
  2. Or chop and blend in blender until smooth.
  3. Strain and drink immediately.


Drink first thing in the morning on empty stomach.

If that is not doable, then anytime during day 15-30 minutes before consuming anything.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 7Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 34mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g

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Original post: 10/29/18

Updated Post: 6/5/20

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