Easy Seeded Crackers
When it comes to healthy snacking, seeded crackers and dip is a top tier choice. In saying that, we feel as if people don't experiment as much in making their own crackers as they do with their favorite dips - but why? These crackers are light, crisp, full of good stuff *and* you can customize them anyway you like! Highly nutritious and convenient... what more could you want in a snack?
These crackers contain no dairy products, flour or grains making them vegan, gluten-free and keto!
How To Make Homemade Crackers:
Making crackers at home might seem like a daunting experience but we promise you, it couldn't be easier. All you need to do is mix everything together, wait a few minutes, spread the mixture onto a tray, and cook it!
Steps for making homemade crackers:
- Preheat your oven to 300°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
- Combine all your seeds and spices together.
- Add hot water and stir well to combine.
- Let the mixture sit for 5 minutes.
- Add olive oil and stir the mixture.
- Spread the mixture onto your parchment paper.
- Bake the crackers for 1 hour, rotating half way through.
- Turn off the oven and allow the crackers to sit for 30-45 mins (or longer)
- Break into pieces, dip and enjoy!
What To Put In Homemade Crackers:
These crackers are such a great way to get your daily nutrients in. You can eat them on their own or pair them with some avocado or smoked salmon for a more sustainable lunchtime meal. Here are some of our favorite things to add to homemade crackers.
Pumpkin Seeds: Cheap, cheerful and full of important nutrients like iron, magnesium and zinc. They're also rich in antioxidants.
Sunflower Seeds: This wonderful little seed is full of healthy fats, vitamins A, B and E and minerals such as niacin, selenium, potassium, folate and magnesium.
Flax seed and chia seed: These super seeds have a very similar nutritional profile. They're both high in protein, fiber, omega 3's, manganese, thiamine, magnesium, phosphorus and selenium!
Hemp seed: Hemp seeds are an amazing source of iron, vitamin E, manganese, magnesium, B vitamins and zinc.
Sesame Seeds: Sesame seeds contain protein, calcium, B vitamins and vitamin E.
How To Serve Homemade Seeded Crackers:
With a dip: As with all crackers, these homemade seeded crackers are amazing dipped into some guacamole, hummus, salsa, baba ghanoush.
As loaded toast: Top these crackers with some scrambled egg, seasoned avocado or cream cheese & bacon for a healthy and filling breakfast to keep you going all morning.
In a bowl chicken salad: For a delicious summery lunch, serve up a bowl of this delicious chicken salad with some crackers in the bowl to scoop it up with!
With cheese: Obviously!
Easy Seed Crackers
Appetizers, Starters, Snacks, Vegan, Gluten-Free
Light, crispy and nutritious, these seeded crackers are going to be your new favorite lunchtime snack. Vegan, gluten free and keto, these yummy crackers are so good on their own or paired with some avocado, smoked salmon or cream cheese & bacon for a more sustainable meal.
Preheat oven to 300 °F
Line a baking sheet (18x13 inches) with parchment paper and grease it with cooking spray or some olive oil.
Combine all seeds, salt, rosemary and garlic powder in a bowl and stir to thoroughly combine. Add hot water and stir well to combine. Let the mixture sit for 3-5 mins.
Add olive oil to the mixture and stir.
Transfer the seed mixture to the prepared pan.
Flatten the mixture with a spatula. Bake for 30 mins.
Rotate and bake for another 30 mins.
Turn off the oven and allow crackers to sit in the oven for 30-45 minutes or until nice and crisp (sometimes it may even take a bit longer)
Break into pieces as desired and serve with your favorite dip.
Store in an airtight container.
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