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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 […]

Buckwheat

Energizing and nutritious, buckwheat is available throughout the year and can be served as an alternative to rice or made into porridge. While many people think that buckwheat is a cereal grain, it is actually a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel making it a suitable substitute for grains for people who […]

Buckwheat 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Buckwheat belongs to a group of foods commonly called pseudocereals. Pseudocereals are seeds that are consumed in the same way as cereal grains, but do not grow on grasses. Other common pseudocereals include quinoa and amaranth. Despite its name, buckwheat is not related to wheat, and is therefore gluten-free. Buckwheat is processed into groats, flour and noodles, or […]

What exactly is a gluten-free diet?

You may be wondering about a gluten-free diet for many reasons. Maybe you were recently diagnosed with Celiac disease. Or a classmate of your child’s can’t eat gluten. You may have noticed restaurant menu selections marked as gluten free or all the foods in natural food stores that are labeled gluten free. Whatever the reason, […]

What is Buckwheat?

What Is Buckwheat? An Incredible Plant with a Long History Buckwheat has many uses. It looks good in a vase too! One of the most common questions from our customers is, “What is buckwheat?” Buckwheat, or Fagopyrum tataricum, is a hearty plant bearing three sided grain-like seeds. At maturity it stands at between 2 and 4 […]