Indeed, this tiny seed has endured
as an important food source for ancient civilizations
in South America and
to its current resurgence as a highly nutritious gluten-free grain.
Amaranth is the common name for more
than 60 different species of amaranthus,
which are usually very tall plants
with broad green leaves and
purple, red, or gold flowers.
It is a valuable crop in several ways:
the young tender plants make incredible purple
salad greens, the edible black seeds can
be ground to make a protein rich flour, and
the dramatic deep reddish-purple clustered blooms
make a great ornamental or cut
Amaranth contains more protein than any other
gluten-free grain- and more protein than wheat.
Heirloom amaranth is an excellent source of lysine,
an important amino
Amaranth contains more fiber
than other gluten-free grains
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