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Amaranth is a healthy grain, but I don't like it in savory dishes. This is my delicious breakfast creation. It's vegan if you use a vegan sweetener, like agave. May I also add that I make it this way because the other flavors cover the general flavor of the amaranth. This recipe is an alternative, but it will not be like your "normal" cereal grains. I use this recipe with other grains: millet, steel cut oats, and whole spelt. Amaranth is healthy, but if you don't like amaranth, you might still get the amaranth flavor in this recipe. You might also try another grain if you don't like the natural, earthy flavors of amaranth.
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- 1Cook the amaranth (this may be done the night before): Mix the water and amaranth in a saucepan and heat to boiling.
- 2Turn heat to low, and let simmer for 20-25 minute Most of the water should be absorbed. Take care at the end of the cooking time, because it may get too dry and burn. You should still see the individual grains of amaranth, although they will stick together a little. Overcooking will turn the amaranth to mush.
- 3Cooked amaranth will keep in the refrigerator overnight, if necessary.
- 4In the morning, reheat the amaranth in the microwave, if necessary. Drizzle the amaranth with honey, sprinkle with cinnamon, and pour the coconut milk on top.
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Nutritional Facts for Amaranth for Breakfast
Serving Size: 1 (233 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 333.1
- Calories from Fat 116
- Total Fat 12.9 g
- Saturated Fat 9.2 g
- Cholesterol 0.0 mg
- Sodium 12.2 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 50.5 g
- Dietary Fiber 3.6 g
- Sugars 18.0 g
- Protein 7.5 g