Aerial view of Seaweed Five Seed Crackers Served on Plate

For a healthy, homemade snack that is nutritionally dense, these Seaweed Five Seed Crackers are perfect for when you’re on the go. This recipe features a mixture of pumpkin seedssunflower seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds and hemp seeds – all fantastic sources of fibre.

These super crispy crackers are a satisfying option to have on hand any time of the day. Enjoy them on their own or alongside your favourite toppings or dips.

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The oceans superfood

Recognised as ‘the ocean’s superfood’, seaweed offers a fantastic umami flavour to any great dish and is naturally salty – making it a perfect choice for those following a low sodium diet. Being plant-derived, it’s also a highly nutritious option for vegans and vegetarians. Why is seaweed so good for our health, and the health of our planet? Check out Getting Started with Seaweed: The Oceans Superfood.

For a smoky flavour that resembles bacon, our Pacific Harvest Atlantic Dulse Flakes are a great substitute if you’re looking to reduce your meat intake. And to add an extra kick to this recipe, I’ve included Pacific Harvest Chilli Seaweed & Sesame Seasoning – an excellent source of iodine that also pairs well with rice, vegetables or as a garnish.

The power of seeds

High in healthy fats such as omega-3 fatty acids, seeds are renowned for their nutritional content. Full of vitaminsminerals and antioxidants, they’re also a wonderful option for those with food allergies.

What’s more, seeds are friendly for practically any diet out there. When it comes to low-FODMAPpaleo and keto-friendly options, seeds are an incredibly easy option that satisfies on all levels.

Offering up a high nutritional value, these gluten-free crackers are my current go-to snack for busy days. They’re also a delicious addition to any summer sharing platters or beach day lunchboxes. For what is sure to be an instant crowd favourite, this recipe has it all.



3 Images Showing The Process of Making Seaweed Five Seed Crackers

  1. Preheat the oven to 170 °C and line a large baking tray with baking paper.
  2. Combine all seeds and seasoning in a bowl. Add water and mix well.
  3. Let sit for 15 minutes to let the seeds absorb the water, mixing a couple of times to ensure an even consistency. The mix should become quite thick and sticky.
  4. Transfer seed mix to a lined baking tray and spread using a spatula, cover with an additional sheet of baking paper and smooth with hands to create an even thick layer.
  5. Place into the oven and cook for 45 – 60 minutes, once cooked, let cool completely and then gently break into pieces. Serve with your favourite dips, on a sharing platter or topped with your favourite toppings.

Makes: approx. 20 crackers | Prep time: 15 minutes| Cook time: 45 – 60 minutes

Nutritional Information Per Serving*

  • Servings: 20
  • Calories: 104
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 3g
  • Net Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Sugar: 0g
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