Sometimes the rumbling tummy can’t wait until dinner. That’s why we have crackers.
If packaged crackers are one of those foods that get you every time, you’re not alone. They just look so healthy (whole wheat! seeds!) on the box but when the first five ingredients are unpronouncable… well.
What you see is what you get with the following homemade healthy cracker recipes. You may just find that they taste better than the ones out of the box, too.
These easy crackers are vegan-friendly and ready in 25 minutes. Pumpkin, flax and sunflower seeds keep things crunchy. Recommended for serving with hummus or guacamole.
Chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, poppy seeds and hemp hearts (which make for a slightly nutty taste) amp up the nutrition factor in this gluten-free and vegan cracker recipe. Make these crackers into longer strips and they are amazing with raw peanut butter on top!
For those of you who are trying to get in the spirit of the United Nation’s “Year of the Pulse,” this chickpea-base cracker recipe is a must-try. Using chickpeas also means that these crackers are a higher-protein option than most.
These crackers use oat flour (which is basically ground up rolled oats), which makes them a gluten-free snack. They are quite salty, so taste the batter to edit the flavour (there’s no egg in them, so it’s safe to do so!).
We are always finding new ways to eat quinoa, so why not in cracker form? These hearty crackers are approximately 50 calories each.
Cinnamon toast crunch is one of the tastiest cereals out there… but it’s not exactly good for you. This recipe tries to amp up the health factor with a homemade version of the childhood favourite, that makes use of almond and coconut flour and coconut oil.
These vegan crackers from Oh She Glows are a hit for vegan and non-vegan athletes alike. Speaking of cutting these crackers to size, Angela Liddon says: “You can do any size and shape you want, depending on how much ninja power you are looking for!”
These yummy crackers are substantial enough that they’re almost approaching granola bar territory–which makes them great for dipping, spreading and sharing. This recipe makes approximately 40 larger crackers, making it a good option for a crowd.
Rice crackers are pretty much a cheese plate staple nowadays. These ones have a titch of maple syrup for a bit of sweetness and utilize coconut oil and flaxseed rather than egg, making them vegan friendly, as well as gluten-free.
These crackers are made with fresh shredded cheddar, so what you’re tasting is really cheesy goodness, not processed orange powder gunk. We dare you to say gluten-free crackers are boring after tasting these.