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How to Cook Amaranth

Posted Aug 27 2008 8:26am

The tiny seeds of the amaranth plant are sold as whole grain. Even smaller than quinoa it contains more calcium and magnesium than cows milk.
Amaranth contains complete proteins and is much easier to digest than animal proteins.

  1. They can be grained in a mill and used as flour.
  2. They can be popped to a healthy popcorn snack.
  3. They can be roasted.
  4. Or sprouted.
  5. Or simply added to a stir-fry, pan or soup.

Amaranth is a great natural thickening agent, packed with nutrition.

Related reading:
How to sprout seeds and grains
How to Get Complete Proteins in your Diet

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