What is your Gluten-Free Baking Mix made with?
This delicious mix is made from fresh stone ground buckwheat we grow organically here in Prince Edward County, ON. Buckwheat is the seed of a flowering fruit that is related to rhubarb and is completely gluten-free. We meet all of the requirements set out by Health Canada's regulatory requirements for “gluten-free” foods. A lab analysis showed <5 ppm of gluten in a random sample of our buckwheat flour (Health Canada Standards allow for up to 20 ppm to be considered “gluten-free”).
One of the reasons we chose to grow buckwheat was because of its numerous health benefits. Buckwheat is very light and easy to digest in the body. It has the highest levels of Manganese, Copper and Zinc compared to other cereal grains. It also has high levels of Potassium and is loaded with soluble fiber. Buckwheat has a great protein profile and balanced amino acid score, making it an ideal plant-based protein option. It sure is one special seed!
Another reason we grow buckwheat is because honey bees pollinate the
tiny white buckwheat flowers. Our fall honey is a rich dark blend of
buckwheat and goldenrod.
What sets your baking mix apart from other gluten-free mixes?
Each package contains two batches of whichever recipe you choose (except the protein power cookies which can make six batches)