Buckwheat Avocado and Zucchini Bowl

A plate buckwheat avocado and zucchini bowl

Are you a buckwheat fan? Here are a few reasons you should be boiling some of this goodness, like right this minute! Buckwheat is high protein, making it a great substitute for meat. Some researches found that buckwheat may help manage diabetes. I am always researching on foods that help with digestion, and I was happy to learn that buckwheat cleans and strengthens the intestines. And for all you gluten-free eaters! Happy to announce buckwheat is gluten-free! To top it all off, add some veggies (and you got a fulfilling meal in one bowl. The avocado will provide a source of healthy fats and zucchini is good for maintaining eye health.  Enjoy this quick recipe of buckwheat avocado and zucchini bowl.

Buckwheat Avocado and Zucchini Bowl Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked buckwheat (follow back of buckwheat package for cooking instructions)
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • A pinch of salt
  • A handful of fresh parsley 
  • 1 avocado

How To

  1. Cook buckwheat according to the package instructions.
  2. Slice 1 zucchini. 
  3. Heat up 1 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil in a skillet. Add sliced zucchini and a pinch of salt. Sauté for 4 minutes both sides. 
  4. Combine 1 cup cooked buckwheat with zucchini, a handful of chopped parsley and 1 avocado, sliced. 

* serves 2