Raw Buckwheat Porridge

Raw buckwheat porridge is a delicious, raw vegan breakfast that is gentle on your stomach, but holds you over until lunch.

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Hello there! How are you? It’s the start of another week and I made some delicious buckwheat porridge to start it off the right way. In case you are new to my blog (and also in case you’re not 😉 ), grab a cup of something you enjoy and browse around! Check out my Recipe Index, if you are looking for something to eat. I’m pretty sure you’ll find something delicious there. I would also love if you would subscribe to my blog, so you’re not missing out on my new creations and thoughts on sustainable living. Just use the button on the right or the bottom, depending on what device you use to access my blog. But now, let’s jump into this weeks breakfast recipe.

Even though it’s fall and most people start cozying up, it’s so sunny here that I was actually craving a cold, raw breakfast. Enter my beloved raw buckwheat porridge. I never knew that you can actually eat raw buckwheat and I was majorly skeptical when I read about it online. I thought this would give me major stomach cramps and I was afraid to try it for a long time. Well. At some point I did give it a try and I have never looked back. I have not eaten a breakfast that is more gentle on the stomach, satisfying and good-for-you than this porridge. If you are skeptical towards raw food like I am, this is the perfect dish to get over this skepticism and realize that raw foods don’t have to be difficult to digest and are incredibly tasty. If you want it to be slightly warm after all, simply rinse the buckwheat in warm water, and/or use warm milk to blend the porridge. 

Raw Buckwheat Porridge

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1/2 cup buckwheat
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/4-1/2 cup rice milk
  • ginger
  • cinnamon
  • water for soaking

Preparation Directions

The night before:

  1. Rinse the buckwheat, put it in a bowl with a lid.
  2. Fill it with enough water to cover the buckwheat well and put it in the fridge over night.

The morning:

  1. Pour the buckwheat into a sieve and rinse it well.
  2. Put the buckwheat, half a banana, the spices and about half the rice milk in a blender.
  3. Blend and check consistency – add more rice milk as needed in order to create a thick, creamy porridge.
  4. You can add fruits, chopped nuts or anything else you like as a topping.

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Pictures Updated March 2015.