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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 244.6
  • Total Fat: 7.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 7.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.7 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

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Fruity Amaranth Breakfast

Submitted by: UNIBOK

Introduction

Make this once, store in single-use containers, and grab it all week as a quick and healthy breakfast. Make this once, store in single-use containers, and grab it all week as a quick and healthy breakfast.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    1 C amaranth
    2 C water
    2 apples, diced
    2 C frozen blueberries
    1 banana
    6 dried apricots
    1/4 C pecans, chopped
    6 tsp raw unhulled sesame seeds

Directions

Toast amaranth in cooking pot until it begins to make a popping sound. Add water and bring to a boil. Cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, chop, dice, and thaw all fruit and nut add-ins.

At the 20 minute mark, add all the fruits. Stir, cover, and simmer for another 5-10 minutes.

When amaranth is cooked through (will be quite gummy), add the nuts and remove from heat.

Sprinkle 1 tsp of sesame seeds on each portion before serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user UNIBOK.






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  • I really didn't like the earthy taste of amaranth when I tried this recipe as it is. But the second time I added a few drops of good vanilla essence and 2x4cm sticks of cinnamon whilst cooking the amaranth and used a ripe but firm banana just at the end.superb!!Millietara - 11/13/12

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