It’s hard to believe one little seed offers so much. Recently we’ve see Chia Seeds popping up all over the place, especially in pudding. Why is everyone loving on this seeds? Well it includes a vital building blocks of nutrition such as protein, fiber and Omega-3 fatty acids. We partnered with BetterBody Foods to use Organic Chia Seeds along with a variety of other seeds to make a delicious cracker full of color and texture. Pair your crackers with butter, fruit jam, or a delicious creamy cheese for a nutrition packed snack!

  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup raw pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
  • ⅓ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • ⅓ cup sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons Better Body Foods Organic Black Chia Seeds
  • 3 tablespoons poppy seeds
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Mix oats, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, chia seeds, poppy seeds, and salt in a large bowl.
  3. Stir oil, maple syrup, and ¾ cup room-temperature water in a medium bowl to combine.
  4. Pour liquid over oat mixture and toss until mixture is completely soaked. Let sit 10 minutes; mixture will absorb water and thicken.
  5. Form oat mixture into a ball and transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  6. Press a second sheet of parchment paper directly on top and, using a rolling pin, flatten to ⅛” thick (the shape doesn’t matter). Remove top layer of parchment.
  7. Bake cracker until golden brown around edges, 15–20 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and carefully turn out, parchment side up. Place a fresh sheet of parchment on baking sheet. Remove parchment from cracker, carefully turn cracker over, and return to baking sheet.
  9. Bake until firm and golden brown around edges, 15–20 minutes.
  10. Let cool on baking sheet, then break into pieces with your hands.

*Do Ahead: Crackers can be made 1 week ahead. Store airtight at room temperature.

 

BBF believes making better food choices contributes to a happy and healthy life. They are committed to providing the best organic and natural foods for cooking, baking, health and wellness.

Recipe and cover photo by Healthyish

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