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Get healthy with these delicious seedy crackers

These simple seed crackers are perfect with dips or on an antipasto platter in this hot summer weather. Find out more ways to add veggies into your diet and take the healthy diet test


Start the year off right by looking at your diet, and take a moment to reflect on: How healthy is your diet? Take the healthy eating quiz and find outExternal Link .

Nutrition Australia launched the Boost Your Healthy websiteExternal Link at the start of February, and have some delicious vegetable recipes, tips and resources to help you rediscover veggies. Check out their recipesExternal Link so you can add more veggies to your diet. And try our seedy cracker recipe below – with only 7 ingredients they are a tasty winner!

If you are looking for an easy and healthy recipe even the grandkids can master, try these simple seed crackers. Perfect with dips or on an antipasto platter in this hot summer weather. You can also experiment with adding herbs or spices to amp up the flavour.

Source: Dietitians Association of AustraliaExternal Link

Seedy Crackers

Vital statistics

25 minutes preparation time. 40 minutes cooking time. Makes around 20 crackers - but varies due to what size you cut them.

You will need

  • mixing bowl
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • baking tray
  • cutting board
  • knife


  • ½ cup linseeds (flaxseeds)
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup pumpkin seeds
  • 2 ½ tablespoons chia seeds
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup (250 ml) water


  1. Combine linseeds, sunflower, pumpkin, chia and sesame seeds in a medium bowl.
  2. Pour in olive oil and water and allow to sit for at least 15 minutes until all the water has been absorbed.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oven to 170 degrees.
  4. Line a large baking tray – or 2 smaller trays approx 23cm x 32 cm – with greaseproof paper.
  5. When the mix is ready, spread evenly over trays using a spatula. The mix will be approx 3-4 mm thick.
  6. Bake in oven for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, transfer to a cutting board and cut into desired cracker sizes.
  8. Place back in the oven for a further 20 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven again, carefully turn the crackers over, remove paper, then put back in the oven for another 10-15 minutes.
  10. Cool before eating or transferring to glass jars for storage.

Nutrition information (per serve)

Energy 94 kJ (22 calories). Protein 1g. Total fat 2g. Carbohydrates 0.1g. Saturated fat 0.2g. Dietary fibre 0.6g. Sodium 1mg

Reviewed 05 January 2024