Need a crunchy healthy snack, try Bridjay’s Cinnamon & Currant Tigernut Crackers. Tigernuts are gluten-free and the next great superfood, also known as chufa, yellow nutsedge or earth almonds, they are are not actually nuts, but rather edible tubers. Tigernuts were one of the first plants cultivated in Egypt and were traditionally used as both food and medicine. They are rich in magnesium, fiber, and rival olive oil in providing oleic acid. They’re rich in a variety of nutrients and have been linked to several health benefits – ranging from better digestion to a reduced risk of heart disease.