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Amaranth Breakfast Porridge

Amaranth Porridge

Looking to mix up your breakfast menu? Maybe thinking it’s time to give the oatmeal a rest? Well, I got the solution for you. Try this naturally gluten-free Amaranth Breakfast porridge, it has a slightly nutty, earthy flavor that pairs beautifully with your favorite oatmeal toppings.

Amarath Breakfast Porridge Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup amaranth
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • ½ cup water

Method:

Add to a pot and simmer until soft. This takes approx. 30 minutes. Soaking the amaranth overnight helps it cook quicker.

Add toppings of choice

  • Berries
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Cocao Nibs
  • Almond butter
  • Honey
Amarath Porridge with Blueberries and Mango

This nutritious Gluten-free grain is high in fiber and is an excellent source of protein. This means it has all the important components to keep you feeling full all morning. Aside from this, we all know that protein is important to help build muscle mass, but let’s not leave out how important it is in helping balance your hormones and keep your mood stable throughout the day. For more about working with your hormones check out our blog Beat the PMS Blues. As an added bonus Amaranth also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects on your body. Making this Amaranth Breakfast Porridge a winner right!

References:

Ruggeri, C, 2019. Amaranth: A Gluten-Free, Protein-Rich Grain Full of Benefits. Found at: https://draxe.com/nutrition/amaranth/

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