Looking for a healthy and tasty snack? Look no further than spelt crackers! wheat variety is fibre, B vitamins, and minerals like copper, iron, zinc, magnesium, and phosphorus. It’s also easy to digest (spelt is highly water-soluble and considered to be easy to digest) and has a subtle nutty and sweet flavour.
When you combine spelt with flaxseeds, you get a snack that’s not only delicious but also high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseeds are also rich in lignans, phytochemicals that can help lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.
To make these crackers, simply soak 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds in 6 tablespoons of water for 10 minutes, then mix with wholemeal spelt flour, salt, hot water, and olive oil to form a dough. Roll it out thin, sprinkle it with poppy seeds, and bake until golden and crispy.
The combination of these two ingredients is a great way to get a healthy snack that will keep you feeling full for hours. They are also high in protein, which makes them a great choice for vegetarians and athletes.
FLAX SEED AND SPELT CRACKERS RECIPE
- 2 tbsp flax seeds
- 6 tbsp room temperature water
- 1/2 cup hot water
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 cups of wholemeal spelt flour
- 2 tbsp poppy seeds
- 1 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 160C.
Soak 2 tablespoons of flax seeds in 6 tablespoons of water for 10 minutes, then drain off any excess liquid.
In a large bowl, mix together the wholemeal spelt flour, salt and flax seeds that have been soaked in water.
Add the hot water and olive oil, then shape into a ball.
On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough as thin as possible and then transfer it to a baking sheet.
Use a pizza cutter to score the dough, and sprinkle with the poppy seeds.
Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the dough is golden and crisp.
Let cool and enjoy your homemade flax seed and spelt crackers!