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I made this lemonade on a whim this weekend while my husband and son were hard at work in the yard.  My husband is crazy about homemade lemonade and declared this berry kind his new favorite. I have to agree!

Homemade lemonade is always exciting. The bright colored, sweet berry syrup makes this lemonade extra special. It is also surprisingly simple to make. The hardest part is squeezing the lemons. Luckily that’s a job my 3-year-old is more than willing to take over. This lemonade is perfect for parties and summer holidays. It looks beautiful and a little fancy with a few frozen berries in each glass!

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Buckwheat groats have got to be one of my favorite gluten-free ingredients. I am pretty much in love with them! Not only do they have a wonderful nutty taste, but they are also full of fiber and protein.

Buckwheat groats contain many powerful phtyonutrients and minerals such as iron and magnesium. They slow the absorption of carbohydrates into the blood stream and leave you filling full and satisfied. Since these waffles are made of mostly buckwheat, they won’t leave you with that sugar-crash feeling like most waffles.

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A few months ago I discovered buckwheat blender crepes. They are hands down the easiest crepes I’ve made! They are also full of protein and fiber and leave you filling full. I prefer them to regular crepes because I love their nutty taste. My favorite way to eat them is spread with a little butter and sprinkle with cinnamon coconut sugar, then rolled up tight like a Swedish pancake. We usually make those crepes once a week because my family and I are all crazy about them!

Like the crepes, these waffles are healthy and delicious. You make the whole batter in the blender so they are super easy to make, especially for waffles. They are crispy on the outside, tender in the middle and full of flavor. I love making a double batch of these waffles and stocking my freezer. They reheat beautifully in the toaster and make a delicious, on-the-go breakfast. I like topping them with almond butter and strawberries and, of course, hot, pure maple syrup and butter. My 3-year-old loves these. I love finding wholesome things to feed him for breakfast!

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