Amaranth: The Little Old Seed That Could

A 7,000-year-old pseudo grain called amaranth is making an exciting comeback! The amaranth is a diminutive little seed, but it packs a wallop of great taste and good nutrition. Naturally gluten free and supernaturally loaded with fiber and essential elements, amaranth’s excellent supply of energy, iron, calcium, and muscle-building protein …

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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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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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