A delicious addition to any holiday appetizer platter or great as a midday snack, these multi-seed crackers are perfectly crispy and make the perfect vehicle for this yummy beet hummus. Also great served with creamy cheeses and smoked salmon, or even PB and jam!
Making crackers may seem a little daunting, but it is super easy. The benefit of making your own crackers is that there are no preservatives and you can customize the flavor and seasoning the way you want.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes
Keywords: bake appetizer snack low-carb vegetarian vegan
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
- 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
- 1/4 cup flax seeds (whole)
- 1/4 cup flax meal (ground)
- 1/4 cup sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup chia seeds
- 2 Tbsp. large flake oats
- 1 tbsp poppyseeds
- 1 clove garlic, finely grated or pressed
- 1/4 tsp salt
- pinch of oregano and thyme
- 1 cup water
Preheat oven to 325F and prepare a parchment lined baking tray.
In a large bowl mix together all of the seeds, oats and seasoning. In a liquid measuring cup, mix water and garlic together. Pour over the seed mixture and stir until well combined. Let mixture rest for 2 minutes for all the water to absorb.
Spread the seed mixture onto lined baking tray and smooth out with the back of a spoon or spatula, making it as thin as possible without holes.
If desired, sprinkle top with sea salt.
Bake for 30 minutes and then remove from oven and cut into desired shape. Flip pieces over and continue to bake for another 30 minutes, or until lightly golden. Remove from oven and let cool on tray.
Store in a sealed contained or bag at room temperature.
Serve with hummus!
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Keywords: steam roast appetizer snack vegetarian vegan chickpeas beets Christmas
The beets make this hummus a little sweet, so you may want to add more lemon juice to adjust this.
- 2 medium sized beets, roasted or steamed and chopped
- 1 (15oz) can chickpeas
- 2 Tbsp tahini paste
- 3 -4 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/8 tsp cumin
- 4 Tbsp water
- salt and pepper to taste
Place all ingredients into food processor and process until smooth, scraping down the sides when needed. Add more water to achieve desired consistency.