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Buckwheat Soba Noodles with Tahini Dressing

Buckwheat Soba Noodles with Tahini Dressing

By: Lisa Guy

Buckwheat is naturally gluten-free and a great source of fibre. The fibre in buckwheat supports digestive health by promoting regular bowel movements, preventing constipation and supporting the growth of beneficial gut bacteria.



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  • 250g buckwheat soba noodles (gluten-free)
  • 250g buckwheat soba noodles (gluten-free)
  • 1 cup finely shredded red cabbage
  • Handful sugar snap peas
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Handful fresh mint or coriander
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tsp black sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup tahini
  • 1 tbsp white miso
  • 1 tbsp raw honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp tamari or coconut aminos
  • Juice 1 lemon
  • 4 tbsp water
  • Pinch chilli flakes


  • Cook noodles as per packet instructions.
  • Combine all dressing ingredients together in a small bowl, adding 1 tbsp of water at a time until you get a desired thickness.
  • Toss carrot and cabbage through the cooked noodles. Drizzle in dressing and gently toss.
  • Divide noodles into 4 bowls and top with lightly steamed sugar snap peas, mint, avocado and sesame seeds.


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Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .

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