Benefits of Buckwheat
This weeks benefits card for kids is on Buckwheat! Energizing and nutritious, buckwheat is available throughout the year and can be served as an alternative to rice or made into porridge for yummy breakfast cereals!
I have a Raw Buckwheat granola bar recipe in this weeks newsletter especially for the kids!
- Buckwheat is not a grain it is actually a fruit seed making it a suitable substitute for grains for people who are sensitive to wheat or other grains that contain protein glutens.
- Buckwheat is a very good source of manganese and a good source of magnesium, copper, and dietary fibre.
- Buckwheat has more protein than rice, wheat, millet or corn
- Buckwheat, compared to rice, wheat and corn ranks low on the glycemic scale.