Warming Buckwheat with Sunflower Seeds

This buckwheat recipe is simple and nutritious!  It is gluten-free and is not a grain, it is a seed.  Also, it is warming and so great for the winter.

Buckwheat with Sunflower seeds

This buckwheat recipe is simple and nutritious!  It is gluten-free and is not a grain, it is a seed.  Also, it is warming and so great for the winter.
Course Main Course
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword buckwheat, Gluten-free, sunflower seeds, Vegan, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup buckwheat groats
  • 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2-5 mushrooms optional

Instructions

  • Dry sauté the sunflowers seeds in a sauce pan.
  • Add the buckwheat after a few minutes.
  • Sauté until golden brown.
  • Add the salt and water.
  • Bring to a boil and cover with a tight lid.
  • Simmer until all the water is absorbed – approximately 40 minutes.
  • Serve with vegetables. This tastes delicious with the simple addition of sauteed mushrooms.
  • Optional: Slice the mushrooms and sautee in a pan with some salt to taste and then sprinkle over the dish when ready to serve.

Notes

his buckwheat recipe is simple and nutritious!  It is gluten-free and is not a grain, it is a seed.  Also, it is warming and so great for the winter.
Find out more about the healthy Ingredients: sunflower seeds, buckwheat , salt, water, mushrooms.

There is a little Russian store in my neighbourhood that has the best products (they prefer organic) and prices where I buy this brand of buckwheat groats: Russkoe Pole Buckwheat Groats, 31.7 oz

Also try these great warming recipes:

Warming Vegetable Stew with Peanut Butter
Warming Vegetable Stew with Peanut Butter

Warming Vegetable Stew with Peanut Butter – This is a tasty vegetable stew with peanut butter and it is filled with superfood vegetables. The sweet potatoes add that sweetness to the stew making it extra tasty.  It has good vegan protein from the peanut butter too.  It is very good for cold winter days.

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Millet & Buckwheat with Sunflower Seeds – This Millet & Buckwheat recipe is a favorite of mine; it is very yummy and mostly alkaline.  The buckwheat with its full flavour enhances the very light flavour of the millet.

Warm Winter Crunchy Salad – I love this warm winter crunchy salad. In the winter salads are not as appealing; we gravitate towards warm foods. Still, some raw foods filled with enzymes and nutrients are good for us.  I tend to stay away from the leafy vegetables during this time.  This winter crunchy salad is an exception.

Warm Tahini Salad Dressing – Salads are not usually high on the menu in winter or cold seasons, but one way of making them easier to eat is to have a warm dressing on them.

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Diana Herrington

Diana has been writing about natural health and wellness for over 20 years. Having used foods to heal her own body, she now shares her wisdom with others.

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you for this very helpful information. I am commencing new health directions regarding an expeditious adventure with Permaculture growing weeds that have rescuing properties to vegetables, fruits from raising seeds, growing nuts, maximizing main staple vegetables to understanding man and plants have been together since God birthed thus unique creation I hope to grow, cultivate and eat my own homegrown Buckwheat. Appreciate the pics. Cheers!!!!

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