Thu, Aug-28-03, 19:22
Plan: Atkins ish
As you can tell from my name Crackers are kinda important to me so here is my rundown!
Scan brans from H&B taste like cardboard but I know lots of people that love 'em to death
There are various crackers for 4/5 carbs each in the shops if you look around but not much crunch for the carbs spent
Carblife sells loadsa different ones and I have tried em all - they are all ok and very low carb but not ok enough for the price!!
I tried the cheese version in the micro and they are ok but the best recipe I have tried and the most crunch for your carbs is below:
QUICK N EASY LC CRACKERS
100g ground almonds
2tbs Xanthum Gum
dried herbs - i have used parsely, chives, oregano, basil, rosemary, garlic - all good but different.
salt and pepper to taste.
7 carbs for whole recipe
makes 16 crackers so less than 1 each carb
but I count them as 1 each cos I never quite sure about them dried herbs!
mix all dry stuff then add a tbsp oil then mix in the water till you get a paste like texture.
roll into small balls and flatten them quite thinly on to a microwaveable plate/ plastic lid or whatever this bit can be tricky cos its really sticky!
then nuke for about 5 mins till they are crisp may take longer or less depending on micro watt.
leave to go cool - they crispen up more. (is crispen a word? i think not!)
with philli cream cheese, pate, boursin, ham, lc jam, lc choc spread etc etc etc and ENJOY