[RECIPE] Make buckwheat croquettes in under 30 minutes

[RECIPE] Make buckwheat croquettes in under 30 minutes

What can you eat while on the road to repairing your gut? Plenty of things, with buckwheat croquettes being one of them. Hearty and satisfying, these flavorful croquettes are made with buckwheat, a Body Ecology grain-like seed.

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It’s the first of its kind — a Body Ecology Living Cookbook published by popular demand from members of our community. In its 192 pages, you’ll find a big collection of nourishing recipes.

If you’re enjoying grain-like seeds, it helps to consider the Body Ecology Principle of Food Combining to promote your optimal digestion.

To properly food combine, remember to eat fruit alone and on an empty stomach. Always eat protein with non-starchy vegetables and ocean vegetables. And, always eat grain-like seeds (i.e., buckwheat) and starchy vegetables with non-starchy and ocean vegetables.


  • 2-3 tbsp. organic, unrefined coconut oil, ghee, or butter
  • 1 lg. onion, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, finely minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 cup parsley, finely minced
  • 1 carrot, finely grated
  • 2 cups cracked, roasted buckwheat
  • 3 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 tsp. Herbamare
  • 1/2 tsp. Celtic sea salt
  • 1 tbsp. curry seasoning or your favorite herbal blend (Spice Hunter)
  • 1/2 cup arrowroot
  • 1 cup millet, quinoa, or amaranth flour


1. Sauté onion in one tablespoon of oil, ghee, or butter until slightly browned.

2. Add celery, garlic, parsley, carrot, and broth or water.

3. Cover and cook for five minutes.

4. Add buckwheat, Herbamare, sea salt, and curry seasoning.

5. Cover and cook on low for 10 minutes.

6. Turn off heat and allow to steam, covered, for 10 more minutes.

7. Add flour, mix well, and set aside to cool.

8. When cool, form into patties.

9. Sauté burgers in just enough coconut oil, ghee, or butter to prevent sticking to the pan.

10. Drain on paper towels and serve.

These gut-friendly buckwheat croquettes make a nice, appealing meal served with garlic cauliflower mashed potatoes and a grated carrot salad.

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