Nosh Rockin’ Sunshine Seed Crackers

 

Makes approx 50-70. crackers, Prep time 20 mins- including waiting time, Cooking time approx. 1-1.5 hours

 

 

INGREDIENTS

1 cup  linseeds- ground

1 cup sunflower seeds

1 cup water

Zest of a lemon- finely chopped

1 tbsp of Rosemary, finely chopped and other herbs per taste

1/2 teaspoon of salt or to taste

Can use other seeds in place of sesame, pumpkin or sunflower e.g. poppy seeds.

DIRECTIONS

Preheat the oven to 120C

Grind the linseeds and Sunflower seeds – (Not obligatory but this ensures better absorption by your body. I use a small coffee grinder which takes 1/2 cup)

Finely chop the lemon zest and rosemary -chopping releases the aromas, making it a real sensory experience whilst improving your memory- see health hack below*

Mix together with all the other ingredients.

Leave to stand for approx. 10 mins until firm consistency.

Divide the mixture into 2 and spread half the mixture at a time onto baking paper or a silicon mat. Flatten out using a large spoon. Alternatively cover with silicon mat and roll until max ¼ inch / 3mm.


Mark into squares with a the blunt side of the knife
Bake at a low temperature 120c, gas mark ½ until crispy. 1-1.5 hrs

If too thick and not crispy underneath, may have to turn over and bake for a further time. Once cooled, store in an airtight container. Enjoy with organic cheese, butter or Sunflower seed pate.

Hacking your Health- Rosemary Adding rosemary and cooking at low temperatures limits the formation of acrylamide according to a study by the “>Technical University of Denmark.

In addition Rosemary improves your memory

 

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