Buckwheat offers hunger-curbing fiber and magnesium. This whole grain is also a rich food source of the phytochemical rutin, which may help regulate blood sugar levels. Free of gluten, buckwheat is suitable for those sensitive to the grain protein.
Kasha, or toasted buckwheat, is a gluten-free whole grain with a nutty flavor. It’s often used in eastern European porridges and side dishes. Here it’s added to an Italian-style vegetable soup that’s perfect for a cold winter night. Feel free to substitute other large-kerneled ...read more