This buckwheat with sunflower seeds recipe is simple and nutritious! Buckwheat is gluten-free and is not a grain, it is actually a seed. Also, it is warming and so great for the winter months.
Buckwheat with Sunflower Seeds Recipe Ingredients:
This is the main ingredient in this recipe for buckwheat with sunflower seeds. There is a little Russian store in my neighborhood 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
These seeds add a tasty crunch to this buckwheat with sunflower seeds recipe. Delicious nutty sunflower seeds are a popular snack that is undervalued. They may be small but sunflower seeds are a dense source of nutrients and full of extraordinary health benefits. They are for sure a healthy superfood. They offer a nice texture to this warming buckwheat meal.
Himalayan Salt is actually good for you and brings out the flavour in this buckwheat with sunflower seeds! 100% Natural pink and certified: Sherpa Pink Himalayan Salt is is Kosher Certified, Non-GMO, and does not contain any MSG, Soy, Gluten, Dairy, or anti-caking agents.
Mushrooms are more than a delicious addition to your buckwheat with sunflower seeds recipe, they are full of health benefits too. There are over 140 thousand types of mushroom-forming fungi and there are close to 100 types being studied for their health benefits. A small number have been found to be very beneficial for boosting your immune system. Whether it is a small button mushroom or a large brown one, it is a wonderful superfood to be added to make a meal extra tasty.
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Time to make buckwheat with sunflower seeds!
Buckwheat with Sunflower seeds Is Warming
- 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
- 1 cup buckwheat groats
- 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
- 2 cups water
- 2-5 mushrooms optional
- 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 your buckwheat with sunflower seeds.
I hope you enjoyed this warming buckwheat with sunflower seeds meal.
Also, try these great warming recipes:
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.
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.
Try these hearty stews and soups:
Delightful Pumpkin Stew For One of Your Fall Meals – It is ‘Pumpkin Stew’ time because it is fall! This is when I start making lots of stews because they are heartening, nourishing and so easy to make. I have to say that summer is my favourite season, but there is so much beauty at this time of the year. I love walking amongst the beautiful fall leaves.
Black Bean Soup is Really Good For You On a Cold Day – This black bean soup is so tasty and nutritious. It is warming on a cold fall or winter day. It is easy to make and filled with nutritious superfood ingredients. Black beans are my favourite bean. Let’s not forget that this stew is full of protein which is from the beans. Do cook the beans so they are not gassy.
Lentil Stew is Nutritious, Full of Superfoods and Is Tasty – Lentil stew has all the benefits of the mighty superfood lentils which are full of protein plus many more nutritious vegetables. And it is a tasty meal that is hearty and perfect for a cool fall or winters day.
Creamy Swiss Chard Soup with Almonds is Delicious – This delicious Swiss chard soup is hearty with the addition of potatoes and is very nutritious as well. I love that it is so creamy without the addition of cow’s milk and crunchy almonds on top create great flavour and texture to this tasty soup.
Easy Peasy Green Pea Soup Is Especially Delicious – This green pea soup really is yummy and it is a super easy soup to make. Hearing me say that frozen peas taste good is amazing; as I don’t even like to eat frozen peas. But this creamy green pea soup is really delicious and within a week I had it twice! What I think is the difference is that this is the first time I had organic frozen peas and I am sure they taste better. The other thing about this soup is that it is surprisingly hardy and very filling.