PURE FOOD ESSENTIALS Organic Buckwheat Flour 500g

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PURE FOOD ESSENTIALS Organic Buckwheat Flour has high a nutritional profile which remains unmanipulated, packing plenty of protein, complex carbohydrates, iron, zinc, selenium, magnesium, soluble fibre, and all essential amino acids. With its high nutritional profile, low Glycemic Index, and as a low FODMAP food, buckwheat flour is a great addition to a healthy gluten-free diet.

Buckwheat is a fruit seed related to rhubarb and sorrel, and despite its name, it’s not related to wheat in any way. So, if you’re wondering ‘Is buckwheat gluten free?’, the answer is a definite yes! If you have a gluten intolerance or suffer from Celiac Disease, you can safely add buckwheat to your diet.

Health Benefits and Therapeutic Uses of Buckwheat Flour

  • Buckwheat is rich in complex carbohydrates, iron, zinc, selenium, magnesium and soluble fibre.
  • It’s an excellent source of protein and provides all essential amino acids.
  • May be beneficial for the cardiovascular system.
  • Used for the management of type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol.
  • High source of anti-oxidants.
  • Has more protein than any form of rice, wheat, millet or corn.
  • Low on the glycemic index.
How to Use

Cooking with Buckwheat Flour

When ground, buckwheat flour makes a nutritious baking ingredient and substitute for wheat flour. In breads and cakes, it is generally used in combination with other gluten-free flours.

  • Buckwheat is often used as a rice substitute and as a porridge.
  • Makes the best pancakes…nutty and full-flavoured.
  • Popular ‘buckinis’ are made from activated buckwheat.
  • Replace a portion of rice flour in gluten-free recipes with buckwheat flour to provide a better source of essential minerals.
    Certified Organic Buckwheat Flour.