How This Nourishes Your Body
I used to be addicted to Graham crackers. Especially as a late night snack, dipped in a glass of milk. Mmmhmm. Have you ever actually looked at the ingredients in a box of Graham crackers lately? Aye aye aye, nothing good, and quite frightening thinking about how much I ate this in the past years.
Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate [Vitamin B1], Riboflavin [Vitamin B2], Folic Acid), Sugar, Graham Flour (Whole Grain Wheat Flour), Soybean Oil, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Partially Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil, Honey, Leavening (Baking Soda, Calcium Phosphate), Salt, Artificial Flavor, Soy Lecithin-An Emulsifier, Cornstarch.
Almost all of the ingredients that I stay away from like the plague are found in this small ‘cracker’. Soybean Oil, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Partially Hydrogenated Cottonseed Oil? GMO central right here.
This recipe is made of real food, real honey, and it is ridiculously delicious. Picked up this recipe from Heather Dessinger’s e-book “Nourished Child”. I love these crackers as a snack that provides energy and regulates hormones!
Plus- the are full of sunflower seeds which are incredibly good for your skin because they are packed with:
2. vitamin E
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Blend sunflower seeds in a food processor until the seeds resemble a dense flour (about 2-3
3. Add the coconut shreds and honey. Pulse to mix.
4. Begin adding in the water – 1 tablespoon at a time -until the seeds all clump together in a ball. You want the batter to be thicker and dough like so you can spread it out on a pan.
5. Between lightly oiled parchment paper, roll out the dough as thinly as you can. Remove the
top piece of parchment paper and slide the remaining parchment paper with dough onto a
Bake for 12-17 minutes depending on how thick you spread your mixtures. The tops will be golden brown and the cracker will be crisp.
6. Dust crackers with cinnamon or coconut sugar