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A nutritionally rich grain used by the Aztecs as part or their religious worship. The amaranth plant produces many thousands of tiny seeds. The seeds are ground to make amaranth flour. The plant is closely related to spinach and other plants in the goosefoot family.
Health food stores as a flour or whole grain.
Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark space - or in the fridge.
Tips & Tricks:
It has a strong flavour and is therefore more palatable when mixed with other grains.
Amaranth flour has a nutty taste. It can be used to make bread, muffins, pasta, biscuits and pancakes.
Nutrition per 0.5 Cup:
Monosaturated Fat , g:
Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*
High Blood Cholesterol
Cold and Flus
* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.
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