What is Amaranth?

What we call amaranth is many things at once. The word, which means “unending” or “immortal,” refers to a genus of plants, and to the plant’s edible foliage. But most commonly, amaranth is defined as a tasty, highly nutritious seed. The glorious, fast-growing Amaranthus family is actually a collection of …

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Flaxseed Meal

Flaxseed meal is one of the most commonly found alternatives to regular grains. It has been used for thousands of years, recognized not only for its nutrition, but also its diversity and health benefits. Flaxseed meal was being used over three thousand years ago by the Babylonians. However, it is …

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Amaranth Flour

Amaranth is an extremely nutritious and delicious replacement for most commonly used grains. It can be eaten in the place of milk-based products because of its calcium levels, making it a very flexible and diverse food ingredient. Best of all it is easy to find and easy to prepare. Amaranth …

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Amaranth Fruit and Nut Pudding

This dessert is popular with kids. Because of its high protein content, it can be used as a part protein addition to any vegetarian meal. Ingredients: 2 cups amaranth, boiled in 4 cups of water until tender 1 cup orange juice 1/2 cup sultanas (also known as golden raisins) 1/2 …

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