Healthiest Crackers Ever Made

Baby Sis and I went for a rockstar run.  We braved the cold (and the dark) and conquered 7 MILES!

 

The best part: when we got home, we both said we could have gone longer.  I  never thought I’d be saying this… but I didn’t mean to start running more than 2-3 miles at a time.  It just happened.

Note to self: File under “Things that I  never thought I’d say.”

 

Stats:

  • Distance - 7 miles
  • Time – 60:00 mins
  • Avg Pace – 8:57 mins

 

I think we are going to be just fine for our Thanksgiving 10K Gobble Jog. :)

Disclaimer:We made a pit stop at Old Navy about half way though for 10 mins for a quick peek. Girls will be girls…

 

Prior to the run, I did my Whittle My Middle with Mom.  She held a very impressive 90 second plank!

Following the run, Baby Sis and I completed the Yoga for Runners DVD, which really helped keep the soreness to a minimum today for both of us.

The narration is a tad cheesy, but its effective!

 

For some reason I have a hard time making myself take time to stretch after a workout, but I am always glad when I do.  I need to get better about doing it!

Any motivational advice is appreciated!

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On to the big cracker win!

Unbelievably, I figured out how to make cleanse-approved crackers.  These are probably the healthiest crackers ever created.

AND they are packed-with-flavor-good!

 

Mixing the fillings

At first there were 2

Then there was 1

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Asian-Spiced Flax Crackers

  • 1 C Flax meal (mine were roughly ground)
  • 1/4 C Chia Seeds
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Kale leaf
  • 1/4 C Cilantro
  • 1/4 C Mint
  • 1/2 Jalapeno (seeded)
  • 1/8 Large yellow onion
  • 2 T Tamari Miso
  • 2 T Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 T Cumin
  • 1 T Coriander
  • 1/2 tsp Chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp Sea salt

Preheat oven to 150 degrees.

Combine flax meal and chia seeds in a medium bowl.  Place remaining ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth.  Add the puree to the seed mixture and stir until combined evenly.

Line a baking sheet with Silpat (non-stick aluminum foil works too!).  Spread mixture about 1/8 in thick onto sheet.

Place in oven and bake for 2 hours, until firm enough to flip.  Flip the cracker and bake 2 hours more.  Turn off the oven and leave crackers in to dehydrate overnight.

Break into pieces and they are ready to eat!

Notes:  You may crack the oven door if crackers are too moist.  Ideally you would use a dehydrator for this, so feel free if you have one!

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The fail part: I tried for a sweet flax cracker but adding coconut butter, cinnamon, and pumpkin spice.  The butter made it too moist (ewww…) and we had to turn it into a topping for the grilled pineapple.

 

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