Buckwheat Crepes with Greek Yogurt and Fresh Fruit

Makes 8 crepes
Buckwheat adds a delicious sour note to crepes and breads. As a crop, buckwheat gives a boost to the environment because it suppresses weed growth and provides nectar for honeybees. It requires little to no chemical fertilization and actually adds nutrients to the depleted soil on which it’s grown. I like to fold [...]

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Caramelized Apple Buckwheat Crepes with Light Rosemary Cream

Serves 8
INGREDIENTS
For the crepes
2 cups 2% milk
1 tablespoon sugar in the raw
1 teaspoon sea salt
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
½ cup buckwheat flour
¾ cup all purpose flour
1 tablespoon golden flaxseeds
3 eggs
DIRECTIONS
Whisk together all ingredients until a smooth batter is formed. Batter will be much thinner than pancake batter. Place in refrigerator for about 30 minutes or [...]

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Ginger Carrot Wholegrain Pancakes

Makes 6-8 cakes
Ingredients
1½ cups whole wheat flour
1½ cups 1% milk
½ cup wheat bran
½ cup carrot puree (cooked & blended carrots)
½ cup buckwheat flour
3 large eggs
¼ cup all purpose flour
2 tablespoons lowfat plain yogurt
½ teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon grated ginger
Directions
In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients. In a medium sized bowl, combine all wet ingredients, [...]

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Roasted Mushroom and Greens Buckwheat Ramen

Serves 6
Ingredients
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, chopped superfine
2 garlic clove, chopped superfine
1 cups shitake mushrooms, sliced
3 tablespoons miso paste
1 tablespoon rice vinegar (yuzo or plain)
1 teaspoon lime zest
2 tablespoons tamari
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1 teaspoon chili paste or sauce
3 cups vegetable stock
5 green onions, sliced thinly
8 ounces buckwheat noodles
1 cup purple kale, sliced thin
1 [...]

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