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Buckwheat Breakfast (or Snack) Parfait!
May 1, 2015

Due to the excellent source of B Vitamins found in Buckwheat. Surprisingly, Buckwheat is actually a fruit even though it is commonly thought to be a grain. It is a fruit seed that is related to rhubarb and sorrel! 

Serves:  2

Preparation:  5 – 10 minutes 

Buckwheat Breakfast (or Snack) Parfait!
Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of soaked buckwheat (overnight in water + a tsp of apple cider vinegar or tsp of sea salt)
  • 1/2 cup of milk of choice or natural yoghurt or for added goodness and taste use dairy Kefir
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract or 1/2 tsp vanilla powder
  • 2 dates or 1/2 tbsp of Coconut Nectar or raw unfiltered honey
  • 1 tbsp of chia seeds (optional)
  • 1 egg (optional)
  • Sea Salt
  • fresh berries or seasonal fruit to serve
  • 1 tbsp activated almonds roughly chopped (optional)

Directions:

  1. Rinse the soaked buckwheat well.
  2. Combine all of the above ingredients (except the almonds) in a high speed blender and blend for approx. 45 seconds or until a smooth, creamy texture is reached.
  3. Serve in a bowl or in a glass.  Using the glass, place the buckwheat mix in first, topped with fresh natural yoghurt and topped again with fresh fruit e.g. blueberries or raspberries, diced banana, and/or coconut flakes and chopped almonds or other nuts.

Note

  • Make this recipe your own and add your favourite ingredients e.g. pepitas, cacao powder, coconut oil, green banana flour, psyllium, goji berries, organic gelatin powder, maca, 1 tbsp of Raw Cacao Powder, or dessicated coconut or a pinch of cinnamon and/or
  • Soak ¼ cup sunflower seeds or other seeds with the buckwheat overnight.
  • Add raspberries into the blended mixture for a pretty pink or blueberries for a rich dark purple (the kids will love it even more).  Enjoy!

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