Saw some folks on your site warning people about certain non-gluten grains like "buckwheat"...as a food science and licensed health practitioner let me inform you please that Buckwheat is NOT a grain at all but comes from a fruit similar to... (more)
Consuming buckwheat occassionaly is fine, it is not a grain but is a seed as is classified in the paleo-diets as a pseudo-grain. It is a great source of nutrients, but it also has some anti-nutrients. But it is definetely a better option than grains. (more)
Oats can be fantastic (for those that do not have intolerance). For those who are not sensitive, all the arguments against oats can be countered. *High in phytic acid*. - can be neutralized by soaking in an acidic medium with buckwheat flour... (more)
I am trying to add a simple, shelf-stable carb to my diet as I am very active and trying to keep at the 150g-200g threshold (it's where I feel best). I already eat a good amount of sweet potatoes and am planning on adding organic raw buckwheat... (more)
Hey guys, So I'm thinking about trying buckwheat (thanks to daz's suggestion in my other thread). I am in a college environment, the best I can really do is soak overnight. Will that get rid of most of the phytic acid?
Hi, So I have been avoiding grains except for the occasional white rice which doesn't bother me. I know I feel worlds better being grain-free so am not looking back. I recently discovered these little baninis that a local raw food restaurant... (more)
I recently bought this (http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/sainsburys-price-comparison/Porridge_And_Muesli/Sainsburys_freefrom_Rice_And_Buckwheat_Porridge_450g.html) as an ocassional treat as I really miss porridge. The only ingredients are brown rice... (more)
I want to make some fermented buckwheat pancakes, but the recipes I find (e.g. in Nourishing Traditions) include wheat flour. Has anyone made fermented buckwheat pancakes successfully? And if so, could you give me some tips, please!
It is suggested that d-chiro inositol is beneficial for PCOS, and may help increase insulin sensivity (see links below). D-chiro is expensive (best price I found was $2/day for 1200mg/day, which is an effective dose from one of the linked studies... (more)
After the style of Guyenet, I've been making buckwheat muffins. Not strictly paleo, but I thought this crowd might be the right one to talk about it. My recipe: Soak 3 cups raw (organic) buckwheat groats for 24-36 hours in a large large volume... (more)
I've been eating buckwhat ployes my whole life. Traditionally, we've always made them as crepe/pancakes. Never would think of doing a muffin out of it as there just isn't any gluten for it to proof. (My hometown grows buckwheat and they mill it... (more)
I was reading an article on Mark's Daily Apple yesterday about oats. Everything was sounding very familiar and near the end I saw a reference to PaleoHacks. I clicked the link and BAM! It was my oatmeal post here!! He used my recipe to make baked... (more)