These crackers are wonderful with a soft cheese like brie. Also hummus, harissa and sliced cucumbers are a favorite. Pretty much anything you would pu...
This is one of many different and delicious varieties of flax crackers I enjoy making. These are a great alternative to glutinous crackers and bread and are a delicious vessel for sandwich fixins. A little about flax seeds; they are a great source of fiber and also a good plant based source of omega-3. Flax contains lignans which can reduce the risk of breast cancer in women and prostate cancer in men. Start slowly if you are new to flax as it may cause bloating If you don't build up to it.
Step 1: INGREDIENTS And Equipment
1 cup flax seeds (ground optional for better nutrient digestion) soaked in
2 1/2 cups filtered water
1/4 cup chia seeds soaked in
1 1/4 cup filtered water
1/2 cup almonds raw (soaked and peeled optional)
1 1/2 cups cashews raw
1 cup sunflower seeds raw
1/2 cup pumpkin seeds raw
1 large or 2 medium red bell peppers large dice
1 medium red onion half large dice half small dice
2-3 cloves garlic
1 large lemon juiced
4 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1 bunch leafy greens chopped small
10-15 large basil leaves chopped small
1 cup tomatoes medium dice
3 green onions small dice
7-10 sheets nori seaweed
Rubber spatula or tool for spreading
Step 2: Soak Seeds
Soak flax seeds and chia seeds in water separately. Cover and let stand for 10-24 hours on counter top
Step 3: Seed Slury
When seeds have soaked, put them together and set aside
Step 4: BellPeppers
De-seed and chop bell peppers. Add to the food processor.
Step 5: Onion And Garlic
Cut onion in half. Roughly chop half and small dice the other half. Add rough chop to the food processor saving small diced onion for later.
Step 6: Food Processor
Add the cashews, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, nutritional yeast and salt to the bell pepper, onion and garlic already in the food processor. Blend until mostly smooth or desired texture.
Step 7: Almonds
Add almonds and pulse until they are chopped up. It should yield about 2 cups