• Nicky Elliott


Buckwheat is a highly nutritious whole grain that many people consider to be a superfood. Among its health benefits, buckwheat may improve heart health, promote weight loss, and help manage diabetes. Buckwheat is a good source of protein, fibre and energy. Even though “groat” may be one of the most unappetising, off putting words that you've heard in a while, there are plenty of simple, easy ways to put these little pellets to good use, one being this super tasty recipe.

By Chef Nicky Elliott - @The Conscientious Cook

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 25 Mins Approximately


1 ½ cups buckwheat groats

¼ cup pumpkin seeds

¼ cup sunflower seeds

½ cup pecans, chopped

¼ cup shredded coconut

¼ cup coconut sugar

¼ cup maple syrup

2 tbsp coconut oil

1 ½ tbsp peanut butter

1 tsp cinnamon

¼ tsp sea salt


Set the oven to 140° Fan / 320° F

In a pan add the coconut oil, maple syrup, peanut butter and sugar, melt gently

In a bowl add the buckwheat groats, seeds, pecans, coconut and cinnamon, stir well

Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir really well

Pour mixture onto a lined baking sheet and spread it out

Bake for 25 minutes or until golden

Allow to cool


Store in an air tight jar for up to 2 weeks

Enjoy on it’s own with your favourite milk, or as a topping with yoghurt