Healthy Wheat-Cracker
  • Cooking Time: 15
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 5
  • 1 cup corn kernels/ or canned
  • 6 ounces reduced-fat wheat crackers
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese/ or cheese of choice
  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium mild green salsa/ or salsa of choice
  • 3 tablespoons 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, softened (optional)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can organic black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 cups thinly sliced romaine lettuce/ or greens of choice
  • 1 cup chopped plum tomato (optional)
  • 1 cup chopped peeled avocado (optional)
  1. Preheat broiler to high
  2. Arrange corn in a single layer on a heavy-duty baking sheet; broil 6 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring once
  3. Arrange crackers in a single layer on a baking sheet
  4. Top with cheddar and Monterey cheeses
  5. Arrange crackers in a single layer on a baking sheet
  6. Combine salsa, cream cheese, and beans in a food processor ( or mix by hand)
  7. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt to salsa mixture
  8. pulse until mixture is chunky and well blended
  9. 1/2 cup lettuce over each serving
  10. top each with about 6 tablespoons bean mixture
  11. also add 1/4 cup corn, 1/4 cup tomato, and 1/4 cup avocado on top
  12. sprinkle remaining salt
This recipe is very fun and also happens to be one of our healthy go-to snacks. Again, this is a recipes that you can make your own and incorporate the food items you may already have in your cabinet or refrigerator. This recipe costs about $2.21 per serving give or take the ingredients chosen by you.