Archives for posts tagged ‘buckwheat’

Turkey Chili, and Other Quick & Easy Soups From Bone Broths

Now that I have a 5-month-old baby, I no longer have time to prepare all of my meals from scratch. But since it is especially crucial right now to eat nourishing home-cooked meals, the best solution is to prepare them ahead of time, so that I can easily heat them up whenever I am pressed […]

Apple-Buckwheat Pannekoeken (Dutch Crepes)

  Dutch Apple-Buckwheat Crepes   I decided to revive an old buckwheat crepe recipe which I make all the time, but my original post calls for fresh berries.  This is not really appropriate or desireable during the winter time because fresh berries are not in season.  In the fall, I like to top them with sliced […]

Fresh Black-Eyed Peas with Buckwheat & Collard Greens

  We are finally all settled in our new apartment – the plumbing issues are all resolved and the kitchen is up and running.  So this week I am happy to be back at the farmers’ markets and behind the stove.  My latest discovery at the farmers’ market was fresh black-eyed peas.  I’d never seen […]

Sprouted Buckwheat & Fig Salad

This was one of those accidental discoveries when I was trying to use up a bunch of fresh dill, some figs and extra green tops from a bunch of spring onions.  I ambitiously decided to make a nice crisp salad with some sprouted grains.  Sprouted grains are supposed to be really high in protein and […]

Buckwheat Pilaf With Fava Beans And Spring Vegetables

  Every year in April and May, the California farmers’ markets begin sprouting all types of spring vegetables, from fava beans to sugar-snap peas, broccoli and young asparagus, and bunches of spring onions and green garlic.  Spring is when these vegetables are at their tastiest, when they are fresh and new.  I have only prepared […]

Cranberry Wild Rice & Buckwheat Salad

  Did you know that wild rice is not actually rice at all, but it is a seed-bearing grass that grows in marshes and shallow waters in the Midwestern United States?  Despite its name and resemblance to traditional rice, it is not in the same family.  It is however very nutritious – high in protein, […]

Guide To Cooking Gluten-Free Grains

This is a guide to cooking all kinds of gluten-free whole grains.  Some work well as a side dish with a dinner entree, others are perfect for a hot breakfast cereal.  Most of these whole grains can be found in the bulk food section of your local health food store.  If you cannot find quinoa flakes […]

Buckwheat Crepes With Walnuts & Fresh Berries

  These hearty, yet light and crispy crepes are one of my favorite breakfast items.  They only take about 10 minutes to prepare, and will give you energy all morning (Plus they are loaded with fiber too!).  I usually serve them open-faced, since they are thicker than regular crepes, and the presentation is nicer.   […]