Our quick yummy buckwheat pancakes recipe provides really healthy heart food and is simple and easy to cook-up for a quick healthy breakfast ...
Yummy Breakfast Pancakes, Really Healthy Heart Food
Buckwheat pancakes can be made in advance and stored, with a slice of greaseproof paper or paper towel in between each pancake to prevent them sticking to each other. Store in the fridge until needed. They can also be served hot as a pudding after a main meal.
Buckwheat is not actually wheat as it comes from the rhubarb family, rather than the wheat-grain family. It is known for its cholesterol-lowering properties and is also a rich source of many minerals, including calcium and magnesium, both are required for healthy circulation and heart function
Olive Oil, Olives are a good source of mono-unsaturated fats and a good source of vitamin E. the nutrients in olives can help to reduce the chances of heart disease.
Organic whole wheat (unbleached, with no chemical washing), stimulates the liver and cleanses toxins.
Sunflower seeds contain essential fatty acids they protect your artery membranes, reduce accumulating cholesterol and are a good source of fibre.
Ingredients ... You will need for Buckwheat Pancakes
- 125gm (4½oz) of buckwheat flour
- 125gm (4½oz) of wholewheat flour
- 2 teaspoons of baking powder
- 2 eggs
- 275ml (9½ fl oz) of rice or oat milk
- 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil
- Small amount of olive oil
Preparation and Cooking
Sieve both the flours and the baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Beat the eggs and then blend together with the milk and the oil until smooth.
Leave to stand for at least 30 minutes before using. Heat a small pancake pan over a medium flame and brush the surface of the pan with a small amount of olive oil. Using a tablespoon of pancake mixture at a time, swill it around the pan to spread the mixture as thinly as possible. Allow to cook for 1 minute before flipping over and cooking the other side.
Finally, to really enjoy your Buckwheat Pancakes, serve them with fresh fruits of your choice and some organic natural yoghurt for a perfectly balanced breakfast.