Go ‘Crackers’ Over this Wheat-Free Snack Alternative!

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One of the things that was tough for my husband to give up when he first started cutting out wheat and grains from his diet was crackers.  He just loved having crackers with cheese or with his soup.

So, I had to try to come up with an alternative for him, and I came up with a great one, if I do say so myself.  Of course!  Slices of fresh jicama. 

If you’ve never seen or tried a jicama before, you’ll likely find it in the exotic section of your local grocery store, or more commonly, at a farmer’s market or Asian market.

What a tasty, veggie, and a fantastic replacement for crackers.


  • 1 jicama, sliced to about ¼ in rounds
  • 1 lime
  • Himalayan Salt (available through Mercola.com)


  • Sprinkle Himalayan salt over jicama slices.
  • Squeeze lime juice over jicama.

You can keep it this simple, or top the jicama with any cracker topping you like, such as cheese or olive oil.

So quick simple and satisfying.  I know you’ll just go crackers over this one!  (You may all stop groaning now, thank you)

Stay tuned for my upcoming video for jicama with bruschetta topping.  Wow!  The possibilities are endless.

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