Herb crackers • Low Carb Crackers #4

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These low carb crackers topped with herbs are simply superb!

It’s a great way to have something different for breakfast or as a snack, and you can use any type of herb as a topping, just use your creativity!

Not a fan of herbs? That’s not a problem at all. 😁

You can simply omit the herbs and make these crackers plain to spread anything you like on top.
I personally love them with butter. ❤️

Ingredients
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¼ cup (40 grams) of coconut oil, melted (you can also use butter)
  • ½ teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ cup (35 grams) of coconut flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of dried rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon of dried oregano
Directions
  1. In a bowl add eggs, coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, and salt. Mix everything for a couple of minutes.
  2. Next, add coconut flour and baking powder. Combine them well.
  3. Line a parchment paper on a baking tray and spread out the mixture creating a very thin layer.
  4. Sprinkle dried rosemary and oregano all over the surface.
  5. Preheat oven at 160C (320F) and bake it for 20 minutes. ⏰
  6. Then, take them out of the oven and carefully cut the crackers into the shape and format you like more.
  7. Bring it back to the oven and bake it for more 30 minutes. ⏰
  8. IT’S DONE! 🎉

Low carb crackers are a great idea for those moments where you want something crunchy and healthy at the same time.

Like I mentioned above, they work super well for a variety of occasions: breakfast or an afternoon tea, either plain or with your favourite spread!

Tahini and seeds crackers | Low Carb Crackers #3

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Low Carb Crackers are my new addiction, every now and then I take my time in the kitchen to create a new variation.

This time I came up with a very good, gluten free, nut free, and dairy free, cracker recipe: tahini and seeds crackers.

As you’ll see from the recipe below, it’s super simple to make, just a matter of mixing all ingredients together in the same bowl.

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup of tahini
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of mixed seeds (I’m using chia, sunflower, and pumpkin seeds)
Directions
  1. In a large bowl whisk tahini, salt, baking soda, and eggs.
  2. Next, add your mix of seeds and using a spatula stir until well combined.
  3. Line a parchment paper on a baking tray and spread out the mixture over it.
  4. Preheat oven at 170C (340F) and bake it for 10 minutes. ⏰
  5. Then, take them out of the oven and carefully cut the crackers in the shape you like.
  6. Bring it back to the oven and bake it for more 10 minutes.
  7. It’s DONE! 🎉

If you follow my recipe as indicated, it will give you a total of 18 crackers, with 0.7 grams of net carbs each.

Tahini: unhulled or hulled?

A common question when cooking with tahini is: which one is better? Unhulled tahini or hulled tahini?

Taste-wise they tend to not differ that much, although some people might say unhulled is slightly more bitter than the hulled version.

However, unhulled tahini is much richer in calcium, due to the fact it was ground with the outer shell (as opposed to the hulled, where it is removed).

Despite this fact, hulled tahini is the more commonly found product.
If you really want unhulled, your best option is to go to a store that sells Middle Eastern produce and look for products labelled “sesame butter“.

Read more about the differences here.

Flaxseed crackers | Low Carb Crackers #2

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I like to alternate between this recipe of flaxseed crackers and my sesame seed crackers for breakfast. 🙂

It’s always good to have a choice for breakfast; and it means I can also easily add more variety to my diet.

For this recipe, I used LSA meal which is a mix of linseeds, sunflower seeds, and almonds.
In case you don’t find it, you can make it yourself by mixing three equal parts of these 3 ingredients.

Ingredients
  • 1 and ¼ cups of LSA meal (a mix of linseeds, sunflower seeds, and almonds)
  • ½ cup of flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon of psyllium husk
  • ½ cup of water
  • 2 eggs
  • salt to taste
Directions
  1. Mix together the LSA meal, flax seeds, psyllium husk, water, eggs, and salt.
  2. Line a parchment paper on a baking tray and spread out the mixture over it.
  3. Preheat oven at 170C (340F) and bake it for 20 minutes. ⏰
  4. Then, take them out of the oven and carefully cut the crackers to the size and shape you prefer.
  5. Lower the heat to 140°C (280°F) and bake it for more 1 hour. ⏰
  6. It’s DONE! 🎉
    Let them cool before removing from the baking tray.

Like I briefly mentioned above, it’s very easy to prepare LSA meal at home, in case you can’t find it already prepared.

Just get three equal parts of linseeds, sunflower seeds, and almonds and grind them down to a fine form, mixing them together after the grinding is done.

Depending on your taste or texture preference, you can also grind them down to a coarse form; either way you will have your very own homemade LSA meal! 🙂

Sesame seed crackers | Low Carb Crackers #1

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I always have some of these Sesame seed crackers in my pantry. 🙂

They are perfect for a quick-and-easy breakfast or snack.
I even know people that like to have them for lunch too.

These crackers taste super neutral and you can spread anything you like over them.
I personally like mine with butter or avocado.

They are also gluten and nut free!
And you can make it dairy free as well, just skip the cheese from the recipe below (texture-wise it won’t make a big difference).

Ingredients
  • 1 and ¼ cups of sesame seeds
  • ½ cup of pumpkin seeds
  • 1 cup of grated parmesan cheese (optional if you want to make a dairy free version)
  • 1 tablespoon of psyllium husk
  • ½ cup of water
  • 2 eggs
  • salt to taste
Directions
  1. Mix together all the ingredients: sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, parmesan cheese, psyllium husk, water, eggs, and salt.
  2. Line a parchment paper on a baking tray and spread out the resulting mixture over it.
  3. Preheat oven at 170°C (340°F) and bake it for 20 minutes. ⏰
  4. Then, briefly take them out of the oven and carefully cut the crackers in the shape you like.
  5. Lower the heat to 140°C (280°F) and bake it for another 40 minutes. ⏰
  6. It’s DONE! 🎉
    Let them cool before removing from the baking tray.

Did you know? Crackers are so versatile that is incredibly hard to pinpoint their real origin.
Many cuisines around the world have at least a few variations or recipes that pose as crackers.