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Seed Crackers Recipe

Jul 11 2017

Have you ever wanted to cut out gluten and bread and found rice and corn crackers dry and boring? Try these wonderful seed crackers, a nutrient rich dairy free, gluten free, grain free, sugar free—phew—alternative to bread.


  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 2 tbs sesame seeds
  • 2 tbs flaxseed meal
  • ¼ tsp Himalayan salt
  • 1 tsp whole coriander seeds, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp whole cumin, freshly ground
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • olive oil, extra
  • ½ tsp Probiotic Foods for Gluten and Fructose Intolerant
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Combine dry ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together egg, olive oil and sesame oil. Pour into dry ingredients and mix thoroughly until a stiff dough is formed.
  4. Place dough between two sheets of baking paper and roll to an even thickness of about 3mm.
  5. Carefully transfer paper and dough onto a baking tray. Remove top layer of baking paper.
  6. Score the flattened dough into small squares or fingers. Brush with extra olive oil.
  7. Bake for around 15 mins or until golden and crispy. Cool on a wire rack, then snap and store.

From It’s All Good by Lynn Preece

Why the inclusion of flaxseeds? The seeds’ high fibre content is beneficial for heart health, and the fact that they are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids can help lower blood cholesterol and blood pressure. Findings published in the American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition found that the seeds (not the oil) can reduce total and LDL (bad) cholesterol by a significant amount, particularly in post-menopausal women. A study published in the Journal Of Clinical Oncology found that ground flaxseeds slow the growth of prostate cancer tumour. Source: Body and Soul