Amaranth

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$8.99

First collected as a wild food, and then domesticated at least as early as 4000 BC in Mesoamerica. Pre-Hispanic cultures...

First collected as a wild food, and then domesticated at least as early as 4000 BC in Mesoamerica. Pre-Hispanic cultures used Amaranth seeds in ritual foods and drinks to symbolize their faith.

Benefits:

  • Gluten Free.
  • Excellent source of vegetable protein.
  • Good source of dietary fiber and dietary minerals such as calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, copper, carotenoids, and especially manganese.
  • Good for the immune system; healthy for heart, colon and bones; contributes to lower cholesterol.

Recommended Uses

  • Easy to cook, likewise pasta or rice in boiling water.
  • Good to use in recipes with other grains or added to any juice or soup.
  • Raw amaranth seeds can be added to salads.