Amaranth was an essential part of Aztecs diet as long as 2,000 years ago, they used it in religious ceremonies and called “Food of the Goods”. Its mystic powers known to ancient people are now explained by modern science. Amaranth is a super food that contains whopping percentages of calcium, vitamins A and C and protein per portion which is several times more then other regular grains such as wheat or rice do.
You might not heard of it before but amaranth also contains an impressive amount of squalene, a very potent fat that is produced by human body to regulate weight, and battle skin aging. Squalene helps to support human immune system, is responsible for nails and hair grows and skin moisturizing.
As one grows old the amount of squalene a body is able to develop decreases causing the appearance of visible signs of aging. Just imagine that instead of buying all those ridiculously expensive serums and lotions you could achieve a better results by simply modifying your diet!
Amaranth breakfast recipes
Ancient style breakfast will make your day.
- 6 tbsp coconut milk
- 2 tbsp honey
- 1/2 cup amaranth
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
Put amaranth into water and heat until boiling
Once boiled turn the heat to min and let it simmer for 20 minutes
Amaranth can be cooked the night before and then refrigerated. This will minimize cooking time in the morning, just reheat it and it is ready to be served.