A much misused and misunderstood food group, needing symbiotic help from micro-organisms for proper digestion in the human GI tract.

Kasha with Cream Cheese

1 c buckwheat 2 c milk 8 oz cream cheese 2 eggs 1 c sour cream 2 T butter 1 T bread crumbs salt Method: Heat milk, stir in buckwheat and cook until it thickens. Add cream cheese, eggs and salt. Put in a greased baking dish and sprinkle with bread crumbs. Brush top with sour cream and melted butter.…

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Sesame Buckwheat

This is so easy, tasty and healthy! Oh did I forget to mention affordable?

serves 4

  • 4 c water or stock
  • 4 T butter
  • salt

Bring to a boil. In the meantime mix:

  • 16oz / 2c whole buckwheat
  • 1/2 c sesame seeds
  • 2 eggs, beaten

Method:
Mix the eggs and buckwheat until the grains are coated. In a hot, heavy bottomed pan, dry toast the egg-coated buckwheat and sesame seeds.

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Spiced Two Bean Curry

This is delicious alone, with Toasted Sesame Buckwheat or with rice. serves 4 Soak a bag of dried chickpeas until they are nearly sprouting. This may be 3 days in cold weather, or overnight in warm. Rinse the beans often while they are soaking. You can also add whey to the soaking liquid. This helps to get rid of the…

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Refried Black Beans

These beans are to die for when served with fried plantains and sour cream. This recipe makes enough to last two people 2-3 days and the taste improves with time. 1 bag of dry black beans soaked overnight or longer. Rinse the beans whenever you think of it and cover with fresh water. You can also add whey. Place soaked…

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