Another Super Grain, this tiny-but-powerful food has some similarities to quinoa, both are good protein sources and are naturally gluten-free and is a true powerhouse.
Uses: Its become a popular ingredient in processed foods like granola bars, salad toppings, baked products, etc. but it is also great to eat on its own even like a porridge. Popped amaranth is used as a topping for toast, among other things. It looks like tiny popcorn kernels and has a nutty taste.
Did you know: Amaranth seeds is a source of fibre with 13 grams of dietary fibre per uncooked cup compared to just 2 grams for the same amount of long-grain white rice