Buckwheat is a seed related to rhubarb and sorrel, it contains numerous flavonoids, and is particularly rich in the antioxidant rutin. Rutin has been shown to offer cardiovascular benefits; such as helping improve circulation.
Make your own
1 cup almond flour
1/2 cup buckwheat flour
3 large free range eggs
1 tbsp water
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp wild honey or pure maple syrup
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4tsp sea salt
1/2 tbsp cinnamon
Coconut oil for cooking
(1/4 cup toasted flaked almonds for the garnish)
1 cup fresh/frozen raspberries
2 medjool dates (pitted)
1/2 cup water
- For the pancakes; whisk the eggs, water and vanilla together, then add the remaining ingredients and whisk until well combined (no lumps).
- Heat the coconut oil in a frying pan on a medium heat.
- Scoop 1 heaped tablespoon of batter at a time onto the pan.
- Pancakes will form little bubbles. When the bubbles pop open, flip the pancakes over and cook the other side.
- Remove from the heat and add to a plate, cover with a tea towel to keep them warm.
- Repeat the process with the remaining batter, add more oil to the pan if needed.
- For the coulis; add all the ingredients to a pan on a medium. Stir frequently until the dates melt and the mixture becomes thick and glossy (add extra water if needed).
- Serve the pancakes with the raspberry coulis and lightly toasted flaked almonds.