I bet you heard of quinoa, brown rice, and faro (thanks to ever present media). What about buckwheat? Many of you might say “of course, buckwheat pancakes, muffins, soba noodles, and even honey”. But what about eating buckwheat on its own, as in Buckwheat Granola, for example?
Before we go any further, let’s get one thing straight. Buckwheat is not a grain. It is a seed. While ‘wheat’ is part of its name, it bears no relation to any member of the wheat household. It is, actually a member of rhubarb family. As such, it is a true gluten-free food….