Product Description Discover the whole grain goodness of amaranth. This tiny "Grain"-actually a seed-has a rich history dating back 8, 000 years, when it was first cultivated in mesoamerica. The ancient aztecs relied on amaranth as a food staple and used it in religious rituals, earning it the names "super grain of the aztecs" and "golden grain of the gods". In the 1500s, spanish conquistadors attempted to outlaw amaranth in an effort to convert and control the aztecs. Lucky for us, their efforts proved unsuccessful due to amaranths amazing ability to grow quickly and thrive in less-than-ideal soil, making it nearly impossible to extinguish. Our organic amaranth flour is 100 percent stone ground and gluten free. It can be used to replace 25 percent of the flour in your own recipes and is great for gluten free baking when combined with another non-grain flour or starch. From the Manufacturer Discover the whole grain goodness of amaranth. This tiny “grain”-actually a seed has a rich history dating back 8,000 years, when it was first cultivated in Mesoamerica. The ancient Aztecs relied on amaranth as a food staple and used it in religious rituals, earning it the names “super grain of the Aztecs” and “golden grain of the gods.” In the 1500s, Spanish conquistadors attempted to outlaw amaranth in an effort to convert and control the Aztecs. Lucky for us, their efforts proved unsuccessful due to amaranth’s amazing ability to grow quickly and thrive in less-than-ideal soil, making it nearly impossible to extinguish. Our Organic Amaranth Flour is 100% stone ground and gluten free. It can be used to replace 25% of the flour in your own recipes and is great for gluten free baking when combined with another non-grain flour or starch. Amaranth is a gluten-free food and a source of complete protein—it contains all the essential amino acids, including lysine, which is lacking in most grains. High in fiber and a good source of magnesium and iron, Amaranth is a spectacular addition to your diet. This little powerhouse is perfect for gluten free and vegan diets. Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Amaranth Flour has a mild but distinct, slightly sweet, nutty, earthy and malt-like flavor. It’s a great way to enhance the flavor of baked goods, and it’s very easy to use. Simply substitute 1/4 of your recipe’s conventional flour with Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Amaranth Flour. Nutrient Facts Amount Per Serving % Daily Value Serving Size: 1/4 cup (30g) Servings Per Container: 20.00 Calories 110 Calories from Fat 18 Total Fat 2.00 g 0.03 Saturated Fat 0.50 g 0.03 Trans Fat 0 g 0 Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0 Sodium 6.00 mg 0 Total Carbohydrate 20.00 g 0.07 Dietary Fiber 3.00 g 0.12 Sugars 0.00 g N/A Protein 4.00 g 0.08 Vitamin A 0 Vitamin C 0 Calcium 0.04 Iron 0.12 * Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. Ingredients: Whole Grain Amaranth *Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts and soy. Recipe Carob Fudge Brownies This recipe is free of corn, wheat, yeast, milk and egg. view larger Ingredients: 1 cup Brown Rice Flour sifted 1/2 cup Organic Amaranth Flour 1/4 cup Toasted Carob Powder 1 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Sea Salt 1/4 cup Water 1/3 cup Vegetable Oil 1/3 cup Honey 1 Tbsp Cider Vinegar 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1/4 cup WALNUTS BAKERS PIECES Directions Step 1: Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease one 9-inch square baking pan, set aside. Step 2: Combine dry ingredients and sift them into bowl, mixing well. Combine liquids in small bowl and mix with fork or whisk. Pour over dry ingredients all at once and mix quickly. Batter will be thick; spread it thinly in pan. Scatter nuts on top of batter (optional). Step 3: Bake 20 to 25 minutes, careful not to overbake. Typically, cracks appear in top when done. To Make a Cake: Follow brownie recipe exactly, except increase water to 2/3 cup. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Makes 9 Servings.
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