Move over oatmeal! Buckwheat's in town! Re-discover what your grandparents knew: Buckwheat is easy to cook, delicious, gluten free and is full of fiber making it ideal for diabetics and preventing cardiovascular and bowel issues.
2 c cooked buckwheat (divided)
1/2 c almond milk
2T chia seeds
2 T liquid sweetener (Agave, Maple Syrup or Honey) or sub stevia to taste Pinch of kosher salt
1t pure vanilla extract
Chopped fruit or dried fruit (banana, Berries, kiwi, apple, peaches, nectarines, raisins, mango, etc)
Chopped nuts and or seeds (I used almonds) Nut Butter
Toasted coconut, chocolate chips, etc
Blend 1 cup of cooked buckwheat, almond milk, chia, sweetener, salt, vanilla and cinnamon in a food processor or blender until smooth. Pour into a bowl.
Add 1 cup of whole cooked buckwheat to blended mixture.
Scoop into bowls or parfait glasses and add your desired toppings & mix-ins. Serve immediately cold. Place leftovers into fridge and enjoy for the next few days! Bonus: Makes a wonderful dessert!