Elegant, flavorful, nourishing—and deceptively simple! Gluten-free, low-carb, vegan, Paleo, and keto-friendly, with an option for raw.

Nutrition per Serving: Kcal 175 • Protein 5 g • Fat 15.5 g • Carb 5 g

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  • Preparation Time

    25 minutes
  • Baking Time

      20 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating

    1
  • Health Level

    5
  • Serves

    12

Ingredients

  1. ¼ cup / 42 g whole flaxseeds
  2. ½ cup /120 ml warm water
  3. 1½ Tbsp. / 28 ml olive oil + ½ tsp. / 2½ ml
  4. 2 cups / 280 g almonds
  5. 2 Tbsp. / 4 g fresh or 1 Tbsp. / 2½ g dried rosemary
  6. ½ tsp. / 3 g salt substitute (optional)

Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 325ºF / 160ºC. Mist or brush baking sheet with ½ teaspoon / 2½ ml olive oil.
    2. In a food processor or high-speed chopper, grind the flaxseeds to a fine powder. Combine with warm water in a small bowl, and set aside for 15 minutes.
    3. Place almonds and rosemary in the processor or chopper, and grind to a fine meal. Be careful to stop before it becomes too buttery.
    4. Place all ingredients including remaining olive oil in a medium-size bowl and combine well.
    5. Shape into a ball and place on prepared baking sheet. Roll out with a rolling pin over the top sheet to flatten to a thickness of approximately 2 mm.
    6. Slice into rectangles of approximately 4×2 inches / 10×5 cm. Top with salt substitute, if desired.
    7. Bake at the above temperature for 20 minutes, or for “raw” crackers, at 115ºF / 45ºC for 1-2 hours (with the oven door slightly ajar) until golden.
Grated Asiago or Parmesan cheese may be added (½ oz / 15 g = 1 protein exchange). Cool before storing, and refrigerate to store. Serving size: 2 crackers Exchanges per Serving: ½ Carb, 1 Protein, 1 Fat

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Comments 5

  1. These crackers are AMAZING! I also added an organic egg and cracked pepper. I rolled the dough out on parchment paper, using olive oil on my rolling pin to prevent sticking. Cut the squares with a pizza wheel and topped with a hint of Johnny Salt (Costco) and fresh parmesan. DELICIOUS! Even though the egg added 80 calories to the overall calorie count, it also added protein and Omega 3s.

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