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Buckwheat Pancakes, Gluten Free
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Contributed by: Melissa_JAdded: Dec 03, 2007 at 11:31 PM


Gluten free, tasty and easy.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Breakfast
  • 1 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder, see compliant baking powder recipes
  • 1-1/4 cup water (or less for thicker pancakes)
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil (or other compliant oil)
  • 1 Tablespoon agave, honey, maple syrup or sugar
How to make it:
  1. Mix well.
  2. Let batter sit 2-4 minutes to thicken for pancakes.
  3. Pour straight away for waffles.
  4. Pour onto hot, greased griddle or into greased waffle iron.
  5. Cook until bubbles form on top, flip to brown evenly.
  6. Makes 8 - 10 pancakes (if you make them small) In my waffle iron, this makes 3-4 big waffles.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Buckwheat/Kasha1 B N A A A A N A
Olive Oil2 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 ,3 B N B B B B N N
Sea Salt3 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey3 N N N A N N N A
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A
Maple Syrup- N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Dec 03, 2007 at 11:33 PM By: Melissa_J