Amaranth 4 ways

My newfound love of amaranth has made for some fun (although a bit messy!) breakfast times.  However, the health benefits or amaranth outweigh the mess.  Here is my basic amaranth recipe, along with 4 ways to make an amaranth breakfast (or snack).

Basic Amaranth Recipe

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup amaranth
  • 2 cups water

Directions:

  1. Combine amaranth and water in your instant pot
  2. Set manual high pressure to 6 minutes
  3. Open instant pot using quick release method
  4. Use one of the recipes below to make your amaranth

 


Amaranth Breakfast Cookies

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My three year old, Sydney, loved the amaranth breakfast cookies.  Probably because I said we were having cookies for breakfast! 

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Amaranth Biscuits

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What's not to love?

I made these spur of the moment, I wanted to find a way to give my daughter peanut butter and also allow her to feed herself, as the porridge was  bit messy.

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Amaranth applesauce porridge

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When starting solids with my 6 month old, we decided to do a mix of baby led weaning and purees, but my daughter has no interest in being spoon fed.  Instead, I offered her a preloaded spoon with the goodness of my amaranth applesauce porridge.

 

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Amaranth Oat Balls

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Super easy to make and baby girl loved feeding herself.

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