Chia Seed Crackers

These moorish crackers make for a fantastic low-carb snack and are packed with Omega 3, a broad range of vitamins and minerals from nuts and seeds!  

You can enjoy these crackers by themselves as a simple snack, or add your favourite cheese, salami or even pate.

For variety and to further boost nutrient density, you can add kelp or spirulina powder to the mix.

To maintain the crispiness of these crackers, you must store them in an airtight container. Also, make sure they are completely dried and cooled before storing.

Macros 

In terms of macros, one cracker provides 90 calories, 3 g protein, 7 g fat, 1 g of net carbs and P:E = 0.4.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

MAKES APPROX 40 CRACKERS

  • 120 g chia seeds
  • 80 g flax seeds
  • 80 g sesame seeds
  • 60 g sunflower seeds
  • 50 g pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 400 mL of water

Directions 

  • Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F (fan bake).
  • Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl with the water and let sit for 15 – 20 minutes. 
  • Line a baking tray with baking paper.  Spread the mixture as thinly as possible with your fingers.  You may need two trays.  The mixture should have no holes.
  • Bake for 1 hour, checking every 15 minutes. You may need to rotate the trays. Once they are lightly brown and crisp, remove them from the oven and let cool.
  • Once cool, break up into crackers. Store in an airtight container.

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