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Now Foods Amaranth: A Complete Plant-Based Protein and a Good Source of Fiber

If you're looking for a healthy and delicious plant-based protein, look no further than Now Foods Amaranth. This grain is packed with nutrients, including all the essential amino acids your body needs. It's also gluten-free, which makes it a great choice for people with sensitivities. Plus, its mild flavor makes it perfect for adding to your favorite recipes!

What is amaranth and what are its health benefits?

Amaranth is a plant that is native to Mexico and Central America. It has been a part of the diet of these cultures for centuries. The plant is a member of the Amaranthaceae family, which includes over 60 species. Amaranth is a flowering plant that can grow to be up to six feet tall. The leaves are green and the flowers are red, pink, or purple. The plant produces a seed that can be ground into a flour or used whole. The grain is high in protein and fiber and is also a good source of vitamins and minerals. Amaranth has been shown to have several health benefits, including reducing inflammation, lowering cholesterol levels, and improving blood sugar control. Additionally, amaranth contains phytonutrients that can protect against certain diseases, such as cancer.

How to cook Now Foods Amaranth?

Now Foods Amaranth can be a delicious and nutritionally-packed addition to any meal. The first step is to rinse the amaranth in a fine mesh strainer. then, bring two cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add one cup of amaranth and reduce the heat to low. Simmer for about 20 minutes, or until the water is absorbed and the amaranth is cooked through. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork. You can then add your favorite seasonings, or serve as is. either way, Now Foods Amaranth makes a great side dish or healthy snack. Enjoy!

Recipes that use Now Foods Amaranth?

Now Foods Amaranth is a versatile grain that can be used in a variety of recipes. When cooked, it has a fluffy texture and a nutty flavor that makes it a great addition to pilafs and salads. It can also be used as a porridge or risotto, or simply sprinkled on top of yogurt or cereal. When ground into flour, it can be used to make breads, pancakes, and other baked goods. And because it is gluten-free, it is a great option for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Whether you are looking for a new ingredient to add to your favorite recipes or you are searching for a gluten-free baking alternative, Now Foods Amaranth is a good option to consider.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 cup (47g)

Servings Per Container: About 10

Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value

Calories 170

Total Fat 3.5g 4%*

Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%*

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%*

Sodium 0mg 0%*

Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%*

Dietary Fiber 3g 11%*

Total Sugars 1g

Includes 0g Added Sugars 0 0%*

Protein 7g

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%*

Calcium 75mg 6%*

Iron 4mg 20%*

Potassium 239mg 6%*

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients: Organic Whole Grain Amaranth.

Cook before consuming.

Certified Organic by QAI.

Packaged in the USA.


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