Buckwheat is packed full of fibre which helps to lower cholesterol & keep the gut healthy.

Serves: 2 | Cook Time: 30 mins | Calories: 569 | Type: Vegan + Gluten-Free | Macros P: 16g / C: 79g / F: 25g


  • 80g buckwheat
  • 150g beetroot
  • 200g sweet potato
  • 1 red onion
  • 80g sugar snap peas
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tbsp almond butter (nuts)
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 vegetable stock cube (celery)

Already in your kitchen

  • Sea salt & black pepper
  • Coconut oil / olive oil

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  1. Preheat the oven to 200C / gas mark 6 and boil a kettle.
  2. Peel and cut the beetroot and sweet potato into 1 cm pieces. Cut the red onion into small wedges. Place the sweet potato, beetroot and onion on a baking tray, drizzle over 1/2 tbsp oil and sprinkle over the thyme and a pinch of sea salt. Place in the oven for 15-20 mins, turning halfway through.
  3. Dissolve the vegetable stock cube in 400ml water. Rinse the buckwheat and add to a saucepan with the stock. Simmer for 10 mins, then add the sugar snap peas and cook for another 5 mins, then drain.
  4. Peel and de-stone the avocado and chop into small pieces.
  5. Stir the onion, beetroot, sweet potato and avocado into the buckwheat, season with black pepper and drizzle over 2/3 of the juice from the lemon.
  6. To make the dressing; in a bowl, mix the almond butter with the remaining lemon juice.
  7. Spoon the roasted vegetable buckwheat onto two warm plates and drizzle over the almond dressing.