This time I made some chocolate protein buckwheat pancakes by adding raw cacao (for a chocolaty taste) and pea proteins, chia seeds and flax seeds (for proteins). These pancakes are really easy and quick to make, they are healthy, gluten free, not too sweet…
Why Buckwheat flour? Well it is gluten-free so perfect for people with wheat intolerance though in this recipe I’ve used half Buckwheat and half Spelt flour as I find when mixed with a glutenous flour it gives a fluffier lighter result than dense pancake. Spelt Flour is NOT gluten free however the gluten within spelt is a lot easier for some people to digest making it a better alternative. If you have a gluten intolerance or are celiac you can use only buckwheat flour instead. […]
We love Buckwheat here at LiEBES. Especially of the sprouted kind. Using sprouted buckwheat, this delicious recipe produces surprisingly fluffy and light pancakes that are packed full of nutrients.
Buckwheat biscuits taste a bit different than other cookies you might have ate. They have a spicy halva taste and go great whit strong tea or chai. This taste is a result of using only buckwheat flour. Originally there was a bit of plain flour in the recipe but I changed that for two reasons. Buckwheat flour is gluten free, so those sweet babies are great for people with gluten problem. Secondly, they are just healthier in this version and still perfectly tasty. […]
In this recipe the more commonly used wheat flour is replaced with buckwheat, meaning the cookies are gluten-free. Buckwheat is part of the rhubarb family and so has a natural sweetness to it. It’s used more commonly in Russia and Northern China than here in the UK.
Buckwheat flour is a healthy wheat flour alternative and is one of the most versatile flours. It is gluten-free which makes it a good choice for anyone with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease.
Buckwheat flour is packed with nutrients, readily available, easy to work with and has a nice nutty flavor. It is high in fiber, protein, niacin, amino acids and vitamin D. It is also rich in potassium, phosphorus, iron and calcium. The protein in buckwheat is said to be one of the best sources of protein available from plants and it contains all of the essential amino acids.
In Japan, buckwheat flour is used to make soba noodles. In Russia they are known as blinis. In France, buckwheat is used to make galettes. In the Ukraine, hrechanyky are a type of yeast rolls made from buckwheat.
If you do not have any wheat or gluten sensitivities, you can blend buckwheat flour with wheat flour to boost both nutrition and flavor. If using buckwheat for bread, no more than half of the total flour should come from buckwheat.
How to make Buckwheat Flour: http://food.onehowto.com/recipe/how-to-make-buckwheat-flour-9943.html
Buckwheat crêpes spread with plum or rosehip jam, rolled up into pretty spirals, and dusted with powdered sugar. These crêpes could stand in for breakfast, dessert, or an evening snack. It seems there’s a secret to flavorful crêpes and that is to add a pinch of citrus zest into the batter. This is really an interesting idea to try! In her post, Maja (Veggies & Gin) also shares lots of tips and techniques to making these savory crêpes.
A recipe from Veggies & Gin