My all-time favourite cracker base to date is sunflower seeds. When ground and baked till golden they come up crunchy, filling yet light, and very moreish. Add a little salt, herbs, garlic and sesame and a yummy topping and I have found a way in to my own heart (via my stomach, when snack attack has hit!).
This recipe was developed especially for Plastic Free Pantry - a food delivery company on Waiheke Island that is forging a way for locals to receive goods without any plastic in the supply chain.
The high protein and nutrient value of chia combines beautifully with leafy greens to create light yet very filling fritters. You can eat lots of these without feeling stuffed, and you know you're eating your greens, too! The chia gives a 'pop' in the mouth. The recipe is gluten and dairy free. You can easily make it egg-free/ vegan with the option given below. A popular dish both hot and cold, serve as a side, or as a main.