Healthy Snack: Rosemary Flax Crackers

By: Jamin Mendelsohn

As usual, I’m on the hunt for recipes to make in my dehydrator. This time, I was dreaming of a protein-packed snack that would be filling and delicious and make good use of the organic flax seeds in my kitchen. I was especially inspired to use flax in these crackers to increase my own Omega-3 fatty acid intake. Since I don’t eat fish, I often wonder if I’m getting enough of these in my diet. Well, with these crackers on hand, fear not! It’s hard to eat just one.

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  • 1 cup (170 g)  raw flax seeds
  • 4 cups ( 200g) raw sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup (40g) raw sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Avocado, optional to use as the cracker’s spread



  1. Combine flax seeds with 1 cup of water and let sit for 1 hour, until it forms a gooey consistency.
  2. Place sunflower seeds in food processor and pulse until well chopped.
  3. Pour sunflower seeds into a bowl and add gooey flax seeds to the mix. Add sesame seeds, garlic powder rosemary, salt and pepper.
  4. Mix well, until combined in a wet, crumbly mixture.
  5. Spread into thin layer on dehydrator trays lined with parchment paper. Score crackers before dehydrating them so they snap apart easily and evenly when they are done.***
  6. Dehydrate for 7-8 hours. *Don’t have a dehydrator? Use your oven!
    Set your oven at its very lowest heat and leave your oven door cracked open.
    Place your crackers with parchment paper onto a baking sheet and place into the oven.
    Leave the crackers to dry for at least 3-4 hours.
    Flip crackers over and dry for another 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  7. Serve plain or add avocado as a healthy spread.

Prep time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Cook time: 7 hours

Total time: 8 hours, 15 minutes

Servings: 60 crackers

  • Nutrition per serving:
  • Calories80
  • Fat6g
  • Saturated Fat1g
  • Cholesterol0mg
  • Sodium50mg
  • Carbohydrates2g
  • Fiber1g
  • Sugars0g
  • Protein 3g

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

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Jamin Mendelsohn

Jamin has been part of the Reboot team since Day 1. She began juicing 4 years ago and hasn’t looked back. As a vegetarian, Jamin likes to experiment with juices, smoothies, veggies and legumes — always finding ways to sneak in her all-time faves: Fennel, Leafy Greens, Chickpeas and Avocados. Follow her on Twitter @JaminLM and

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