Nut Crackers with Dip

This recipe makes a great appetizer or snack. It is good served with dips or soups.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 day 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1⁄2 cup flaxseeds
  • 2 cups almonds, soaked in water for 12 hours, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 cup pine nuts
  • 1 cup cashews, soaked in water for 12 hours, drained and rinsed
  • 1⁄2 avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped
  • 1⁄4 cup olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced


  • Grind the flaxseeds to a powder in a coffee grinder.
  • In a food processor, process the almonds, ground flaxseeds, 1⁄2 teaspoon salt, and 2 tablespoons lemon juice until smooth. Stir in the pine nuts and spread the cracker batter on dehydrator trays with nonstick sheets. Dehydrate at 115°F for 24 hours.
  • To prepare the dip, place the cashews, avocado, olive oil, the remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice and 1⁄2 teaspoon of salt, and the garlic in a food processor and process until smooth.