Yupik Organic Hulled White Buckwheat may have "wheat” in its name, but it is not related to it in any way! Buckwheat is a seed that is classified as a cereal grain since it cooks like other common grains. Hulled buckwheat groats have had their outer shells removed to reveal a light color and a three-dimensional pyramid shape. Nutty in flavor, buckwheat groats are tender in texture once cooked, and can be used in both sweet and savory applications! Buy Organic Hulled White Buckwheat by the pound, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry must-have!
HEALTH BENEFITS: Let’s get complex!
Certified organic, vegan, wheat-free, and gluten-free, hulled white buckwheat is a low-calorie whole grain. Buckwheat is an excellent source of protein, fiber, iron, and complex carbohydrates. Buckwheat is also rich in flavonoids, which help neutralize free radicals from the body.
HOW TO USE BUCKWHEAT: As versatile as they come!
Buckwheat cooks in a classic 2:1 ratio; one cup of groats to 2 cups of water (or stock). From porridge to granola bars, and side dishes to salads, buckwheat can be used in the same cooking methods as most grains! One of our favorite warm buckwheat salads includes sautéed kale, butternut squash, toasted and chopped hazelnuts, topped with goat cheese and a simple olive oil and orange juice vinaigrette. Create your own warm or cold buckwheat salad with ingredients you enjoy! Toss buckwheat with beets, arugula, and top with seared tofu for a delicious and complete vegetarian meal. You can also use cooked buckwheat as a bed or side dish to protein, seafood, vegetables, and sauces (like tomato sauce and meatballs)!
ABOUT BUCKWHEAT: Did you know?
Despite having "wheat” in its name, buckwheat is not related to wheat in any way. Buckwheat is a cereal grain related to rhubarb!
HOW TO STORE YOUR BUCKWHEAT: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 24 months.