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Buckwheat and raspberry granola

When I travel I like to go grocery shopping to see what is local and to find fun products. Today I found a Raw buckwheat raspberry granola made by Renee Voltaire who is a nutritional goddess here in Sweden. The granola is heaven so I was delighted to find a recipe for it on the box so I make my own. For this recipe you do need a dehydrator.

Sprouted buckwheat like the one in my granola is gluten free and contains plenty of protein and B vitamins and is rich in iron and calcium. This granola is high in nutrition and eaten with nut milk and a fruit you will stay satisfied and full for a long time.

3 cups Buckwheat groats
1 cup whole flax seeds
1 cup raspberries
3/4 cup raisins
1 tsp salt

Combine everything except the raspberries in a large bowl. Pour cold water over to completely cover the filling. Place in a cool place for 12 hours. Add one more cup of water and the raspberries and blend. Rest for another hour. Spread the buckwheat batter on parchment paper. Dehydrate for 20 hours on F105 until crunchy.

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Fredrica Syren, the author and founder of Green-Mom.com, was born in Sweden. Her mother was a classically trained chef who introduced her to many eclectic flavors and skills at a young age. Her mom’s passion for the outdoors and gardening planted the seed for her own love of nature and healthy eating. She received a degree in journalism and has worked as a print, Internet and broadcasting journalist for many years with big businesses within Europe and the United States. After her mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she with pre-cancer, Fredrica changed her career to become a full time yoga teacher and activist. A longtime world traveler, foodie and career woman, she was exposed to many facets of life, but nothing inspired her more than becoming a mom. After her first-born, Fredrica began a food blog focusing on local, seasonal, organic & vegetarian dishes. Years of food blogging developed into the cookbook Yummy in My Tummy, Healthy Cooking for the Whole Family. Upon the arrival of her second child, Fredrica founded Green-Mom.com. Her vision was to establish a site providing insight about gardening, home and personal care, baby & child, and of course food & nutrition. Green-Mom.com hosts many talented writers shedding light on ways to incorporate eco-friendly and nutritious practices for busy families. She is an advocate for organic, local and sustainable businesses. Fredrica hopes to inspire social change through her lifestyle, passion and business. Fredrica lives with her husband James Harker-Syren and their three children in San Diego, CA.

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