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amaranth, baking, basic cooking, gluten-free, grain basics, millet, oats, quinoa, teff, vegan, wheat -

We know it can be confusing to know what's what when it comes to what is gluten-free and what is not. We also know that it can be helpful to ask a pro, so today we're sharing some basics from our staff pastry chef on what will help you the most in your gluten-free adventures.  Take it away chef! Hey everyone! I've been a professional baker for over 20 years and the advent of the gluten-free movement has been one of growth and change for many bakers. I've learned a lot and I want to share them with you here...

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amaranth, berry, breakfast, vegan -

Berry Delicious Vegan Amaranth Breakfast Bowls Sometimes the simplest breakfast is the best. That can certainly be said of this delicious recipe that takes the creamy smooth texture of cooked amaranth, the super-grain full of fiber and clean nutrition, and couples it with fresh fruit and subtle hints of spice in a coconut milk confection. It's absolute heaven.  It's easy for any day of the week and the amaranth can be cooked in a rice cooker.  Make it ahead and it is a quick re-heat for busy mornings. Ingredients: Water Amaranth Salt Fresh strawberries, 1 pint Fresh blueberries or blackberries,...

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amaranth, basic cooking, vegan -

Cooked on the stove-top, amaranth is similar in texture to southern corn grits or “cream of wheat.” It is creamy and smooth with a slightly peppery finish. It can be made into a sweet or savory delicious meal that is truly satisfying and will keep you and your family full for hours.  It’s great for breakfast, lunch or dinner as well as many delightful loaves of bread, tortillas, appetizers and dessert. We’ve got a ton of cooking adventures ahead, but first, we're going to walk you through the basics. Amaranth is a gluten-free seed grain and one of the most...

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amaranth, dinner, salmon -

    As far as simple weeknight dinners go, this is about as simple as you can get. If you aren't a fish fan, this amaranth crust also works with chicken breasts (or roasted eggplant for our vegetarian friends). Give it a try. With the popped amaranth a-top the fish it tastes like it is crusted in a cheesy nutty coating...but it is so much lower in fat and so delicious! To Pop Amaranth ½ Cup Amaranth Heat a large heavy Dutch oven over high heat at least 5 minutes. Spoon 1 tablespoon amaranth into the pan, and check to...

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amaranth, vegan -

  “Popping Amaranth,” sounds like a drug reference. Amaranth, though delicious and completely addictive tasting, it is not a drug. Amaranth is a gluten-free seed grain and one of the most amazing sources of complete protein (meaning it contains all the building blocks of life).  It's one of the smallest grains. It was one of the staple grains of the ancient Incas and is known as "kiwicha" in the Andes today. Because of the physical properties of the grain, when it is exposed to high heat, the small amount of moisture inside the seed will cause it to burst and...

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