craving cocoa

I don’t suppress my cravings. 

Instead, I find creative ways to give in to them. 

Craving chocolate?  For breakfast?

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Not a problem!

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My favorite buckwheat breakfast bake yet!

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Cocoa Banana Buckwheat Bake [serves 1]

  • 1/4c ground raw buckwheat groats [grind to soft powder in blender or spice/coffee grinder]
  • 1T raw buckwheat groats
  • 1/2 large banana, mashed [~1/3c]
  • 1 1/2t vanilla extract
  • 1/3c unsweetened almond milk
  • 2-3t maple syrup
  • 2-3t unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 flax egg [2.5T warm water + 1T ground flax meal, whisked] or 1 egg white
  • 1T chia seeds
  • 1/4t baking powder
  1. Preheat oven to 350*
  2. Whisk flax egg together and set aside for ~3-5min.
  3. In a small bowl mash banana until egg-like.
  4. Mix in almond milk + vanilla with a fork.
  5. Mix in buckwheat, buckwheat groats, cocoa powder, baking powder, and chia seeds.
  6. Mix in flax egg.
  7. Lightly grease a small oven-safe dish, add mixture, smooth, and bake for 30 minutes. [I used a personal size soup crock]

*If you don’t have buckwheat, you can sub 1/3c rolled oats.  Steel cut oats do not work well for this.  I haven’t experimented using oat bran yet.

*For a quick cooking, microwave version, check my recipe page under “breakfast – oatmeal + buckwheat cookies”

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walnuts + peanut butter + banana + coconut

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Craving satisfied.

And then some.

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Craving chocolate?  For lunch?

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Not a problem!


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