All posts tagged: Buckwheat

Crunchy Barley Granola with Almonds and Dark Chocolate

Crunchy Barley Granola with Almonds and Dark Chocolate

Homemade granola has never been easier. This crunchy barley granola is made with just 7 ingredients and takes a whole of 35 minutes — start to finish! Oh yeah, and there’s chocolate in it, delicious organic dark chocolate! Oh yeah. YUuuum! How’s that for some tasty breakfast love. And best part is, it’s also healthy […]

Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe, vegan, Gluten-free

Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins (GF + Vegan)

Meet the dark chocolate banana muffins of my dreams. I mean it. They’re fluffy, perfectly chocolatey, naturally gluten-free, dairy free, egg free (yes, vegan!), nut free and totally delicious! Plus they are so perfectly sweet thanks to the banana with amazing caramel-like overtones that come from just a little raw cane muscovado sugar. Seriously, think […]

Soaked buckwheat Chickpea bread with seeds, vegan, gluten-free

Buckwheat Chickpea Bread (vegan + gluten-free)

There is something truly satisfying about making a tasty (and successful!) homemade gluten-free bread. Especially if it’s vegan too. Of course, I have my tried and true favorites, but I am always looking for new takes on gluten-free breads. This version is a buckwheat chickpea bread that is made with two parts whole, soaked buckwheat. […]

Buckwheat Tahini Pancakes with Banana, Gluten-free, Dairy-free

Buckwheat Tahini Pancakes

Protein-rich buckwheat tahini pancakes = my new Sunday breakfast of choice. Love them. Most of us enjoy pancakes, and you may know by now that I LOVE pancakes. As do all Canadians! It’s our favorite way to use maple syrup! ;-) And listen to this — they have no refined sugar. Cause they’ve got some […]

Buckwheat Bread, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Made with chia seeds, buckwheat, oats, carrots, sunflower seeds, and walnuts

Buckwheat Bread (vegan + gluten-free)

This buckwheat bread is magical. Not only does it please all my gluten-free friends but it is equally fantastic for anyone following a vegan diet. And best of all… it’s delicious. Yes, so here I am, someone who doesn’t eat a lot of bread, going on a craze of bread baking. It seems I too, […]

buckwheat pancakes, gluten-free

Buckwheat Pancakes

I happen to love buckwheat pancakes. Okay maybe they aren’t the sexiest sounding pancakes around. Yeah, buckwheat sounds a little too healthy for some of us. But really they are worth trying – you may just fall in love with buckwheat’s nutty flavor. Plus they are naturally gluten-free with no added sugar. I have two […]

Buckwheat with Chestnuts, Lemon and Parsley

Buckwheat with Chestnuts, Lemon and Parsley

Some say buckwheat is an acquired taste. But actually once you’ve acquired it, it’s truly yours. As one belonging to the team in defense of all buckwheat’s goodness, I am always looking for ways of experimenting with this gluten-free grain in other ways than a standard morning porridge or overnight oats. And here a new […]

Crunchy Carob Buckwheat (Kasha) Granola with Raw Cocoa and Almonds

Carob Buckwheat Granola

The first thing you should know about buckwheat is that it’s gluten free. The second thing you should know about it is that roasted buckwheat is called “kasha”. Of course it’s not necessary to roast buckwheat, but doing so brings out its wonderful nutty flavor. Buckwheat in any form is terrific when it’s transformed into […]

6 Principles of Clean Eating & Healthy Living, Market Vegetables, Grains and Fruit

6 Principles of Clean Eating & Healthy Living

Nowadays, with endless information and countless opinions, the concept of clean eating and trying to live healthily can be a little confusing. Here are my top six clean eating principles: 1Minimize or eliminate processed foods from your diet. These are foods that come in boxes, bags, cans or packages with long list of ingredients (such […]

Buckwheat Risotto with a Medley of Mushrooms

A extra nutritious spin on the traditional risotto, buckwheat risotto makes for a hearty and healthy dish. Why use buckwheat in a risotto? Well, not only is it gluten-free just like rice, buckwheat is superior in nutrition to rice, especially white rice. Yes, it has a misleading name that, understandably, can cause confusion. Buckwheat is […]