Seriously buckwheat? Why in the world would that be the word for my “B” post? Because!
“I want pancakes, I want pancakes!” Screamed my inner child as I yawned and stretched pouring liquid gold into my cup. The older saner adult perused the request for flaws. Pancakes are consumed at the risk of hips and hearts. Filling the stomach with all matters of putrid ingredients unbecoming a highly educated adult and lacking the sensible choices of a refined palate, I chose to go with the adult. Completely non-plussed, “I want pancakes, I want pancakes!!” chirped the inner child. Strolling upon the scene the always wise 20-something chimed in, ‘Buckwheat is nectar from heaven. It is not a wheat. It is actually a fruit and grrreat for your cholesterol! Lots of fiber, top with sliced pear to sweeten and Bam you’ve hit a home run. Or we could just play
and perhaps distract her?’
Not knowing what I truly wanted to do except to consume more liquid gold, I gave in and began the search. My inner child distracted by the morning dance with 20-something missed the compilation of ingredients for buckwheat pancakes the nectar of adults. Amidst the jubilation of her inner most desires being met once again, I turned and pondered, what had I been feeding myself. Was the food worth the effort? Was my strict adherence to “all things best” really what fed my soul? Could combining all the wisdom and desires of all aspects of self be the super nutrient? What was I lacking in my soul diet?
Sitting and savoring this incredible often misunderstood food, I realized what fed me … joy.
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