Buckwheat is actually a seed not a member of the wheat family, which makes this grain gluten-free. Buckwheat seeds are very rich source of soluble and insoluble dietary fiber that promote better colon and kidney health.

Creamy Buckwheat Porridge With Cherry Currant Jam [Vegan]

Cooking Time

20

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Ingredients

Buckwheat Porridge

  • 1 cup buckwheat, soaked overnight
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch himalayan pink salt

Chia Cherry Currant Jam

  • 1 cup frozen cherries
  • 1 cup fresh red currants
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
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Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, place the raw buckwheat groats, cover with water and a squeeze of lemon juice. Soak overnight. In the morning, drain and rinse the buckwheat well.
  2. In a medium pot, bring 2 cups of water to a boil. Add the buckwheat groats and cook until soft, about 10 minutes on medium high heat. Reduce heat to low, add the almond milk, then simmer for another 5-10 minutes. If the buckwheat absorbs all the liquid, add more water until tender.
  3. Transfer to a high-speed blender and puree until creamy. Quickly pour into your bowl, top with heaping serving of the raw jam and top with berries, a sprinkling of hemp seeds and cacao nibs, if desired. Note: When cooked, buckwheat becomes sticky and gelatinous, so you may find this solidifies as it cools. Top it with a little extra almond milk, give it a good stir and enjoy while warm!
  4. For the jam: Combine all ingredients in a high-speed blender, puree until smooth. Store in a jar in your fridge until ready to use.
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