- 3 beetroots
- 1 tablespoons rosemary, only the leaves
- 50 g balsamic vinegar
- 1 clove of garlic
- 50 g olive oil
- 200 g buckwheat, toasted
- 450 g water
- 200 g baby spinach
- 2 spring onions
- juice from 1 lemon
- 30 g hazelnuts, toasted, finely chopped
Buckwheat and beetroot salad
Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.
Diet based on vegetables, legumes and green leaves. It excludes foods such as meat, fish, mollusks, dairy products, eggs, honey and their by-products.
Gluten Free Diet
Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.
Dairy Free Diet
Excludes foods such as milk, yoghurt, cheese and their by-products.
Egg Free Diet
It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.
Low in Sugars Diet
Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.
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- Preheat oven over 200ο C (392* F) Set to Fan.
- Peel the beetroots and cut them into wedges.
- In a bowl, add the beetroot, salt, pepper, rosemary, balsamic, garlic and 30 g olive oil. Mix.
- Line a 20x30 cm baking pan with aluminium foil.
- Place the beetroots on the aluminium foil and wrap like a pouch. Bake for 30-40 minutes until the beetroots soften.
- Remove baking pan from oven. Unwrap the aluminium foil and let the beetroots cool.
- Place a pot over medium heat. Add the buckwheat, the water and salt. Cover and let it simmer over medium heat until the buckwheat absorbs the water and softens.
- Transfer to a bowl and set it aside to cool.
- When cool, add the spinach.
- Finely chop the spring onions and add them to the bowl. Add salt and pepper and mix.
- Add the beetroots and the juices left on the aluminium foil. Mix.
- Add the lemon juice, the rest of the olive oil and the finely chopped hazelnuts. Mix and serve.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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