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!