Kale & Carrot Crackers

I’ve been on a roll with these cracker recipes lately.  I may not always post about them on my Instagram or have recipes up on my blog (yet), but believe me when I say I’ve been making a lot of my own crackers!  And I’m not complaining.  What better food to recipe test than something nutritious and convenient for snacking?

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Kale & Carrot Crackers

Ingredients

  • 15 g raw kale
  • 20 g shredded carrots
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1/4 cup raw hazelnuts
  • 6 pitted dates
  • 3 Tbsp liquid egg whites
  • 3 Tbsp tapioca flour
  • salt
  • pepper
  • garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
  2. In food processor, mix shredded coconut, pumpkin seeds, hazelnuts and dates until a grainy mixture is formed.
  3. Add in kale, shredded carrot, salt, pepper, garlic powder and egg whites.  Blend well.
  4. Add tapioca flour 1 tablespoon at a time (mixing in between).  You want to make sure that your dough can be molded (not too runny/sticky) but you don’t want it dry and crumbling.
  5. Take dough out of food processor and roll onto a lined baking pan (I rolled between 2 sheets of parchment paper).
  6. Bake in the upper middle rack of the oven for 1 hour (flipping every 15 minutes). *
  7. Remove from oven once slightly brown.  Cut into desired shape and let cool.

*Keep an eye on your crackers during the last 15 minutes to make sure they do not burn (every oven is different).  I turned the heat up to 350 degrees F for 5 minutes after an hour of cooking to get them a little crisper.

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I usually try to stay away from your typical crackers, along with other high-carb, refined and highly processed snacks/foods (bread, chips, pretzels, wraps…).  But I feel good eating my own home-baked snack foods.  I love having the option to make my own crackers that contain healthy fats, real vegetables and minimal sugar.  I don’t feel deprived but at the same time I’m getting proper nutrition.  It’s a win-win! 🙂

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4 Comments on “Kale & Carrot Crackers

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    • No, I don’t count macros or calories so I don’t have that information for you. You can figure it out yourself with the listed ingredients though 🙂

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