Amaranth Flakes, Organic

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Containing around 13-14% protein, Amaranth boasts a much higher protein content than most other grains. It's a “complete” protein because it contains all the essential amino acids including lysine, an amino acid missing or negligible in many grains.

Amaranth is gluten-free, making it an excellent alternative to wheat products. It's technically a seed, rather than a grain. 

Amaranth flakes are great for adding a mild, nutty ‘malt-like’ flavour to salads, stuffing and baked goods.

Use Amaranth flakes to make a delicious breakfast cereal by soaking for up to 3 minutes in water or milk, or serve hot by adding boiling water and covering for 5 minutes. Top with dried fruit, nuts and seeds, and your favourite sweetener.
 
NUTRITION INFORMATION
Serving Size: 50g
  Per Serving Per 100g
 Energy (kj) 775 1550
 Protein (g) 6.8 13.6
 Fat (g) 3.5 7.0
 -saturated (g) 0.8 1.5
 Carbohydrate (g) 29.3 58.6
 -sugars (g) 0.9 1.7
 Dietary fibre (g) 3.4 6.7
 Sodium (mcg) 2 4

How To Use Amaranth Flakes

  • Amaranth flakes add a mild, nutty ‘malt-like’ flavour to salads, stuffing and baked goods.
  • Use as a breakfast cereal in a similar manner to cornflakes. Amaranth flakes retain their crunch when soaked
  • Great in a gluten-free muesli mix
  • Amaranth porridge: Boil the flakes in a little water for five minutes, then add milk, fruit and honey to taste.
  • Thicken soups by adding flakes until desired consistency is reached
  • Add flakes to cakes, cookies and bread for extra texture and crunch 
 
Recipe Ideas
Bircher Muesli (gluten-free)

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