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Buckwheat Quinoa Pancakes

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These pancakes are made at least once a week in my house. Gluten free, wheat free, sugar free.

Whats the deal with Buckwheat and Quinoa?

Buckwheat is a versatile gluten free product that actually comes from a seed not a grain. Buckwheat has 80% more protein than eggs and 90% more than milk.  It is high in amino acids and antioxidants.

Quinoa most commonly considered a grain, is also a seed and is a relative of leafy green vegetables like spinach and Swiss chard. It has a low glycemic index, gluten free, high in protein and a good source of fiber.

Buckwheat and Quinoa Pancakes

These pancakes are made at least once a week in my house. Gluten free, wheat free, sugar free.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 8 pancakes
Author: Kerry Wennersten @ Coconut Oil Post

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup of Buckwheat flour
  • 1/3 cup of Quinoa flour
  • 2 Eggs separated
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 or more tsp of cinnamon to your liking
  • 2 tbs Melted butter or Coconut oil
  • 1 cup of milk
  • Water if needed

Instructions

  • Measure your dry ingredients into a large bowl
  • Beat egg yolks with milk.
  • Add this to the dry ingredients
  • Add some water here if needed to make the mix slightly fluid
  • Add melted butter and stir well
  • Beat egg whites on high until soft peaks form
  • Add egg whites and fold through pancake mix
  • Let pancake mix sit for about 10 minutes
  • Heat pan and add butter or coconut oil
  • Cook pancakes and place in warm oven
  • Serve with fruit, yoghurt, honey, linseed meal and 1 tbs coconut oil
  • YUM!

 

Where to buy Buckwheat and Quinoa

You can buy Buckwheat groats and flour from any good Health Food Shop. The same for Quinoa seeds. The flour can be a little harder to find. The major supermarkets now have Buckwheat and Quinoa products in the Health Food Aisle.

Kerry Wennerstenhttps://coconutoilpost.com
Homeschooling Mum of 2 and passionate about all things relating to Healthy Living. I have lived with gut disorders since a very young age and applied many remedies and therapies in order to seek recovery and good health. Along the way I discovered Coconut Oil, fermented foods and good fats and totally amazed at how these foods have transformed my health.

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