Whole brown toasted buckwheat is a nutritional powerhouse and is not only great for your health, but also a nice complement to your cereal. Oprah calls buckwheat a Super Food! It is high in potassium and phosphorous and contains 50% more vitamin B than wheat. Buckwheat has the highest source of biological protein in the plant kingdom. It has over 90% of the protein value of milk solids and 80% of whole egg solids.
This buckwheat is hulled and natural. Interestingly, despite its name, buckwheat is not a member of the wheat family and is botanically speaking a fruit!
How to Cook Buckwheat
As a breakfast cereal: Boil 3 cups of milk or 2 1/2 cups of water. While actively boiling, stir in slowly 1/2 cup of Buckwheat. add 1/4 tsp of salt and a little butter. Continue boiling for 10 to 12 minutes. Stir occasionally. Serve hot or cold, with milk, and your favorite sweetener.
In the microwave: Boil 1 cup of water (high for 1 1/2 minutes) Add 1 tsp butter, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/8 tsp pepper, and 1/4 cup Buckwheat. Heat on high for 45 seconds. Set microwave to defrost and cook for 4 1/2 minutes. Spread out on a plate and cook uncovered for 2 minutes on high. Remove and fluff with a fork.
Store buckwheat tightly wrapped up for up to 6 months in the freezer and for up to 2 or 3 months in the refrigerator.
Ratings & Reviews
I had never had buckwheat before. Ordered out of curiosity. Nutty and chewy.Ginny, Chandler, AZ
Also for my birds and they love it.Gloria, Dayton, OH
this is my first time trying buckwheat. I just cooked & tried it for breakfast with a little maple syrup. It has a nutty taste and is very filling. I'll be looking for other recipes.Barbara, Canton, OH
Excellent and tasty. This roasted buckwheat goes well in salads, focaccia, cookies and crackers dough, or just like they are.CRINA, New York, NY
Toasted Buckwheat. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Serving size 45g (~1.6 oz.)
|Amount per serving|
|Calories from Fat||13|
Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year. Refrigeration is not needed.
Country of origin: United States