Amaranth health benefits
The plant is very similar to a cereal of South American origin, that is, Quinoa and ranks as one of humanity’s oldest crops. Its yellow seeds are minuscule like the tip of a pin and very powerful: they combat free radicals, contain unsaturated fatty acids, serve as protection for the vascular system and push up the level of serotonin. They ensure optimum physical and mental health, raising the concentration span. The psyche remains balanced while the spirit is awakened.
Amaranth comes puffed to complement muesli, is suitable for making bread, mixed with quinoa makes cereal cream for breakfast, as a side dish with sautéed vegetables or stuffed tomatoes or squash. Finely ground and mixed with water it becomes a very effective morning drink. The ingredients quickly reach the bloodstream and provide the body with serotonin.
1 cup amaranth
3 cups water
Cooking time: 20 minutes, bring to a boil and simmer over low heat