Cream of Buckwheat Cereals

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Cream of Buckwheat Cereals

If you’re looking for a simple, yet healthy breakfast that is easy to digest, experiment with cream of buckwheat (also known as buckwheat grits).  Depending on your taste, you can cook these into a sweet/savory breakfast or savory side in no time!

Sweet Cream of Buckwheat

  • Cut one pear or apple into thin slices
  • Saute fruit slices in coconut oil until soft and turning brown
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg
  • Add ¼ cup of buckwheat grits and be sure to cover them in oil and fruit juice before adding water
  • Add 1 ¼ cups of water
  • Cook covered until grits are soft (about 20 minutes) and top with walnuts or almonds
  • Optional: add a teaspoon of stevia or honey

Savory Cream of Buckwheat

  • Saute 1 garlic bulb (chopped), ½ medium sized onion (sliced thinly), and a cup of chopped mushrooms until mushrooms have released their juices and the onions are soft
  • Add ¼ cup of buckwheat grits and mix in with vegetables and oil
  • Add 1 ¼ cups of water and cook grits until soft (about 20 minutes)
  • Stir in a handful of baby spinach until wilted
  • Top with ¼ cup of chopped almonds
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
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