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Buckwheat Tea (Sobacha) そば茶

Brewed from buckwheat grains, this healthy and delicious Buckwheat Tea or Sobacha will be your new favorite drink! A popular tea in Japan, it is a great way to get the many benefits, along with its antioxidant power. You could enjoy it cold or warm and it’s perfect for an evening drink just before bed.  […]

Roasted Buckwheat with Mushrooms and Onions – Polish Kasha

A delicious Polish recipe for kasha – roasted buckwheat groats with mushrooms, onions and lots of dill and parsley. Ingredients 150 g/ 5.3 oz roasted buckwheat groats 1 egg 450 ml/ 15.2 fl.oz/ a bit less than 2 cups chicken stock or vegetable broth (See note) 3 small onions 2 tablespoons butter, divided 1 tablespoon […]

Gluten Free Buckwheat Crepes

Gluten Free Buckwheat Crepes These homemade Buckwheat Crepes are gluten free and grain free They have the classic eggy flavor you’d expect from these thin and delicious pancakes. Soft, buttery, delicious, and infinitely versatile as a sweet or savory option for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner or dessert! Ingredients 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 tsp soda 1 tsp sea salt 2 tbsp sugar 3 tbsp butter (melted) […]

CHOCOLATE, RASPBERRY, BUCKWHEAT MUFFINS RECIPE

Makes 6 large muffins INGREDIENTS 1 certified humane egg 1/2 cup coconut milk yogurt 1/4 cup coconut oil, at room temperature 1/4 cup chopped bittersweet chocolate 3/4 cup coconut sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cacao powder 1/2 cup buckwheat flour 1/2 cup einka flour or whole wheat flour 1  teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda […]

Buckwheat Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Makes 15-16 cookies Its better resting the dough in the fridge overnight before making them to yield a thicker, chewier cookie. But if you’re impatient you can bake the cookies right away, but your dough will spread more, resulting in a thinner cookie.   Ingredients 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted and kept warm 1/2 […]

10 Reasons to Include Buckwheat In Your Diet Plans

The name buckwheat is misleading because it isn’t related to wheat at all. In fact, buckwheat isn’t a true grain, but rather the fruit of a leafy plant belonging to the same family as sorrel and rhubarb. It is often referred to as a pseudo-cereal, since the grain is used in ways similar to cereal […]

Buckwheat Can Help With Diabetes

It has been proven through research that buckwheat helps in controlling diabetes. Buckwheat is a grain that is used in making pancakes and noodles, and can help in controlling diabetes by maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. An experiment conducted on rats showed that the extracts of the seed lowered blood glucose by 12 to 19 % […]

Soaked Buckwheat Pancakes/Crepes Recipe

Ingredients 2 cups buckwheat groats (Baltistan Himalayan Hulled Buckwheat), soaked in plenty of water overnight Optionally, you can add about 1/2 a cup of rice flour for more glassy smooth pancakes (you will just need to balance out the texture with more milk or water) 3 eggs 1/2 cup milk (ish) (you can substitute milk […]

ORGANIC FOODS: WORTH PAYING EXTRA

ORGANIC FOODS: WORTH PAYING EXTRA If you like to watch what you eat, then chances are you’ll know a thing or two about organic food. You’ll probably have more than a few organic products in your kitchen, and will no doubt like to seek out the organic food labels when you do your weekly shop. […]

Buckwheat, The Gluten-Free Flour You must have

This may seem like a bold demand, but I have my reasons for believing this. The gluten-free flour you need to have in your pantry is buckwheat! It may be the most perfectly crafted flour for when you have to kick “king wheat” to the curb. Personally, I use buckwheat flour in everything and my pantry is […]