Fancy Pants Ants on a Log -be gone boring old Ants on a Log! This takes the favorite snack to a whole new level. It's a naturally Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free snack recipe (also can be made nut-free as well). Great for work or school.

Fancy Pants Ants on a Log

  • Author: Michele Spring
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1-2 1x
  • Category: Snack
  • Method: No Cook


If you love the popular snack, ants on a log, you’ll love this fun and elegant twist. It’s Paleo, gluten-free, Whole30, and can be made AIP as well.



  • 4 stalks Celery
  • 8 tbs Nut or Seed Butter (*use tigernut butter for AIP)
  • handful Dried Cranberries (*sweetened with fruit juice for Whole30 and AIP)
  • handful Sunflower Seeds (Omit for AIP)
  • handful Unsweetened, Shredded Coconut


  1. Cut the ends off of the celery and then cut the stalks into 3-4 inch sections.
  2. Add your nut, seed, or tigernut butter of choice.
  3. Add your preferred toppings and enjoy!


Other ideas for toppings:

  • handful mini Chocolate Chips (optional, I like Enjoy Life dairy- and soy- free) (Paleo)
  • Diced Dried Apricots (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)
  • Chopped Nuts (cashews, almonds, walnuts, or macadamia nuts would work really well) (Paleo, Whole30)
  • Roasted Pumpkin Seeds (Paleo, Whole30)
  • Pomegranate Seeds (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)
  • Dried Blueberries or Cherries (Paleo, Whole30, AIP – but look out for sunflower oil if AIP)
  • Shredded Apples (fresh) or diced (can also do dried) (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)
  • sliced tigernuts (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)
  • crumbled dried banana chips (Paleo, Whole30, AIP)

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