Amaranth Whole Grain Gluten Free Ceres Certified Organic (500g)


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  • Produced by: Ceres Organic
  • Country of origin: Peru
  • Certified organic (BioGro)
  • Suitable for gluten free diets
  • Suitable for vegans and vegetarians
  • GMO-free, BPA-free and not tested on animals
  • Product code: F01555
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  • Shipping Weight: 0.6kg (1.3lb)

Our Special Price $5.95 RRP$6.95
High lysine, protein and minerals. Mild, nutty 'malt-like' flavour. Delicious.
Amaranth, from a Greek word meaning 'never-fading flower', was a staple in the diet of the ancient Aztecs who believed it had supernatural powers. In India, it's known as 'rajeera' (the King's grain).
Today, amaranth is revered in various cultures for its amazing nutritional profile. It is naturally gluten-free, easy to digest and has a mild, nutty 'malt-like' flavour.

- Good source of vegetable protein
- Gluten Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Dairy Free
- Sugar Free
- Egg Free
- Cholesterol Free
- Nut Free
- Certified Organic
- Delicious!

High in protein, fibre, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, and vitamins A and C, lysine and methionine.

Amaranth seed is an extremely nutritious grain, gluten free, high in protein (15-18%) and all eight essential amino acids, including lysine and methionine, not frequently found in grains.

It is a highly digestible nurturing food for people of all ages, especially recommended for the very active, vegetarians, vegans, children, and pregnant and breastfeeding women.

Amaranth grain can be used to thicken soups or casseroles. Amaranth is a smaller grain than Quinoa. They can both be mixed with rice and served combined. Also enjoy
Amaranth Flour as a gluten free subtitute for wheat flour.

Enjoy guilt-free with the goodness of this ancient grain.

Certified Organic - Amaranth Whole Grain (500g) by Ceres Organics 

Amaranth was a dietary staple of the pre-Columbian Aztec empire, who believed it had supernatural powers and incorporated it into their religious ceremonies. This ancient crop was "lost" for hundreds of years, and only since the Sixties, following its rediscovery, has it been grown commercially from wild varieties.

How to enjoy:
To cook, simmer 1 cup of amaranth in 2 1/2 cups of water for 18-25 minutes or until tender.
To enhance the flavour, add fresh herbs or ginger root or use half measures of water and stock or apple juice.

Ingredients: Certified Organic Amaranth Grain.

Store: In an airtight container in a cool, dry, dark cupboard.

Origin: Packed in New Zealand from South American grains
Certification: BioGro.

Nutritional Information:

Serve Size: 50g
Average             per serve per 100g
Energy (kj)         777       1554
Protein (g)         6.8       13.6
Fat, Total (g)      3.5       7.0
Fat, Saturated (g)  0.8       1.5
Carbohydrate (g)    32.7      65.3

Sugars (g)          0.9       1.7
Dietary Fibre (g)   3.4       6.7
Sodium (mg)         2         4