With all the growing varieties of grains on the grocery store shelves, it is no wonder why customers are becoming so confused in making selections. But one thing is not at all confusing – the importance of putting down the white rice and trying to branch out of your comfort zone. Amaranth might be a new name you’ll want to look out for. Amaranth is a “pseudo grain” like quinoa and buckwheat and is extremely high in protein, 13 to 14% in comparison to other grains. Furthermore, amaranth’s inflammation-fighting compounds may play a role in improving heart health and reducing the risk of stroke.
Makes 4 servings (Serving size: 1/2 cup)