These sesame hemp triangles are a very tasty and healthy snack. They are easy and fast to make. The bonus is they contain 2 highly nutritionally dense foods – hemp and chia.

Hemp seeds are extremely nutritious. They are a fantastic plant form of protein as well as supplying omega 3, vitamin E and are one of the richest sources of essential fatty acids in the plant kingdom.

Chia seeds are a complete protein. They are high in antioxidants, potassium, boron, iron, essential fatty acids, fibre and so much more. They help increase and sustain energy. They are a great energy food for athletes.

Sesame Hemp Crackers

  • ½ C sesame Seeds
  • ½ C hemp hearts or seeds
  • 4 tbsp chia gel
  • Lemon zest – about 3 tbsp
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • 1-2 Tbsp honey or agave

Salt to taste

Soak sesame seeds for at least 2 hours. Put into wire strainer and rinse and drain well. You do not have to soak hemp seeds.

To make chia gel, soak 1 Tbsp of chia seeds in 6 Tbsp of water. Stir and wait for it to come into a thick gel (about 30 min). Not sure how much this will make, I am just guessing that it will make 4 or more Tbsp of chia gel.

Put all ingredients into a bowl and stir to combine and spread on teflex sheets. Score into triangles. Dehydrate at 105 degrees for about 6 hours or until it peels easily away from teflex sheets. Flip onto mesh dehydrator sheets and dehydrate for another 4 hours – or how ever long it takes to become solid.

This is a smaller recipe. Try it out and see if you like it. You may want to adjust ingredients. Add orange and or lime zest for a change. Add some black sesame seeds and even some whole flax or added color.

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