Mediterranean Appetizer Trio


Yellow Almond-Flax Crackers

-2 C. soaked almonds

– ¾ C. water

-1/2 t. sea salt

-1 T. nutritional yeast

-1/2 t. turmeric

-1 t. chopped fresh oregano

-1 T. ground flax seeds

-2 T. lemon juice

-1 T. cumin seed

-salt and pepper to taste

Blend all ingredients on high in the Vita-Mix until smooth. Spread onto Teflex sheets and dehydrate at 118* for 4-6 hours, flip and dehydrate until completely dry.


Smoked Paprika Zucchini Hummus

-2 C. peeled zucchini

-1 C. soaked macadamia nuts

-juice of 1 lemon

-2 cloves garlic, chopped

-1 t. cumin

-pinch cayenne

-1 T. fresh parsley, chopped

-1/4 t. smoked paprika

-1/2 t. sea salt

-2 T. raw tahini

Blend all ingredients in the Vita-Mix until smooth and fluffy.


Coriander and Lemon Marinated Olives

-1 C. green olives

-2 pinches of coriander

-1 T. fresh mint, chopped

-1 T. fresh parsley, chopped

-zest of 1 lemon

-Fresh pepper

-Drizzle of extra virgin olive oil

Mix all ingredients in a bowl and toss olives to coat. Dehydrate 2-3 hours, until warm.

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  1. elizabeth on October 4, 2009 at 7:29 am

    thank you for sharing these recipes gina!!

  2. Bekah on October 4, 2009 at 12:00 pm

    Thank you for sharing these recipes.
    I’m on a culinary journey to become a chef- and finding your site has given me more ideas about what I’d like to pursue post culinary school. Healthy eats are definitely a passion of mine, I just don’t know what I reaallly want to do. 🙂

    Can’t wait to keep reading! xoxo

  3. Emily (A Nutritionist Eats) on October 4, 2009 at 9:17 pm

    Those crackers sound perfect!!! I can’t wait to try out the recipe!

  4. Jennie {in Wonderland} on December 8, 2009 at 7:11 pm

    Gina, do you think it would be possible to bake those crackers & if so, at what temp? I don’t have a dehydrator unfortunately 🙁

    • Fitnessista on December 8, 2009 at 9:47 pm

      yes just do it in the oven at the lowest setting 😀

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