Well… make that one Little Rascal in particular. The star of today’s Top Recipe of 2010 is none other than Buckwheat!
No, silly! Not that Buckwheat! This Buckwheat!
Contrary to its common name, Buckwheat (also known as Kasha) is not a derivative of wheat. It is actually a fruit seed related to rhubarb and sorrel. Buckwheat is a Gluten Free and Wheat Free Grain! Buckwheat is said to help maintain healthy cholesterol, blood sugar levels, and supports a healthy cardiovascular system. It is also a good source of fiber.
Buckwheat can be enjoyed as a porridge for breakfast, or in all sorts of savory meals, like the following.
(Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free, Vegan)
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Our favorite way to enjoy Buckwheat Tabbouli is wrapped in a lettuce leaf along with freshly chopped organic vegetables and hummus! YUMMY!!!