Raw Buckwheat Porridge

raw buckwheat porridgeA few years ago I went through a phase of making raw buckwheat porridge EVERY DAY, so I am surprised it has taken me this long to write about it. I have used organic ingredients as part of the Soil Association‘s #WakeUpToOrganic campaign, which I purchased from my local Bristol health stores Harvest, Scoopaway and Better Food Company

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There are plenty of versions of buckwheat porridge online, however I like to keep the base ingredients simple and change the additions so I don’t get bored of the recipe. I have made a few recommendations on what I often add to stir through the raw buckwheat porridge. The recipe pictured includes chopped nectarine, grapes and a homemade superfood sprinkle with seeds, bee pollen and cacao (recipe to come).

I love making breakfast in glass jars, as I have done before with my Quinoa Bircher Museli and Oat and Fruit Jar. It is  easily portable and more environmentally friendly than buying plastic containers. The raw buckwheat porridge lasts 3-4 days in the fridge so you can fill numerous jars to keep you going for the week. This recipe serves 2, but it is easily multiplied. 

Raw Buckwheat Porridge

  • 100g/ ½ cup  Raw Buckwheat Groats (+ water for soaking)
  • 1 Apple
  • 100ml water/ choice of milk
  • ½ tsp Cinnamon

Additions

  •  Superfood Sprinkle 
  • Fruit, Berries
  • Yoghurt
  • Coconut Flakes
  • Nut Butter
  • Cacao Nibs
  • Bee Pollen
  • Chia Seeds
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Spices (cinnamon, nutmeg etc.)
  1. Place buckwheat and in a bowl, cover with water and let soak for minimum 1 hour or overnight. Rinse and drain.
  2. Place all the base ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth (4-5 minutes).
  3. Top with any additions you wish for a wholesome nutritious breakfast.

raw buckwheat porridge

 

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