Amaranth is an ancient grain that is naturally gluten-free and full of essential micronutrients. Similar to quinoa, amaranth is easy to cook, sustainable, and a nutritional powerhouse. This climate-friendly heirloom grain has a rich history of growing in the Americas and produces abundant organic matter which encourages biodiversity and improves soil quality. The small, light tan seeds can be cooked similarly to rice and oats and is perfect as a base for pilaf and porridge recipes, or as a substitute for oats in baking. Nourishing you while nourishing our planet? It’s a win-win.
Sourcing location: Andes Mountains of Peru
Crop rotations: Chia seeds, lupini beans, and quinoa