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Overnight Buckwheat Porridge

Serving size: 2 servings


  • 1 cup buckwheat groats
  • 2-4 tsp. honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dairy-free milk
  • 1/4 cup water, optional if the porridge needs to be thinned out more
  • 2 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • Recommended toppings: fresh fruit, unsweetened coconut, pumpkin seeds, almonds, hemp seeds


  1. Put groats and chia seeds in a glass container, cover with water. Make sure to fill 2 inches over the mixture. Let soak overnight.
  2. Drain mixture with a mesh strainer and rinse lightly.
  3. Place groats in a food processor with sweetener, dairy-free milk, vanilla, cinnamon, turmeric, cloves, and sea salt and pulse until smooth. Add water if needed to achieve the desired consistency. Divide into 2 portions and add toppings of choice. Try fresh fruit, seeds, or unsweetened coconut flakes.

Nutrition per serving: 450 calories, 86 g carbohydrates, 8 g fat, 15 g fiber, 13 g protein, 90 mg sodium, 16 g sugar.

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Buckwheat, a seed, is considered a pseudo grain just like quinoa and amaranth. Despite its conflicting name, this seed is naturally gluten-free.

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