I tried to come up with a clever name for these crackers, but the only word that kept coming to mind was “delicious”! They truly are delicious - with cheese, hummus, cottage cheese, tomato, in fact with anything that you would normally put on a cracker. Better still, they are delicious by themselves!
Those of you who are gluten free will know how hard it is to find good, crunchy, high fibre crackers – well these fit the bill perfectly. The recipe is an adaptation of a recipe given to me by a friend – her recipe used wholemeal flour (220g) instead of the 3 gluten free flours + psyllium that I used. The recipe makes a large container full – good to have ready to go in the pantry. If they soften simply dry off in the oven.
Beetroot and mint dip
With a can of baby beets in the pantry, this dip can be so easily whipped up . Perfect with Christmas drinks!
Makes around 1 cup
Time to make 5 minutes Continue reading
These keep for ages in an air tight container.
Each large wrap makes 32 crisps
Time to make 30 minutes
Mexican chilli bean dip
This guaranteed crowd pleaser is easy to make if guests drop in unexpectedly; high in fibre, low in fat but BIG on taste!
Makes around 1 ½ cups
Time to make 10 minutes
Nibbles can be a challenge when trying to lose or maintain your weight. When you are hungry and cheeses, pastries creamy dips and chippies are the only things on offer (as is so often the case), any resolve to be healthy can easily go out the window.
Solution – next time you entertain, keep your nibbles very light. Vegetable and fruit based options allow people to be sociable without killing their appetite for food to come.
Pea pesto is a favourite of mine – it can be whipped up in a couple of minutes and is yummy served with vegetable sticks, wholegrain french bread or rice crackers. The vibrant green colour looks good too. Try it next time you are entertaining!
Makes 1 cup