I am not the only one thinking about amaranth in recent days. After I posted my popped amaranth energy bars recipe on Thursday, I stumbled upon the following article about amaranth, published just three days earlier:…
Happy Thursday, everybody! I hope this post finds you happy and well, wherever you are planted. It is absolutely gorgeous weather here –more like my native SF Bay Area weather than East Texas. I try to avoid the air conditioner as late in the spring as possible here, but sometimes that has meant mid-March, so the fact that the windows in the house are still open, with sunshine and cool breezes in abundance, is thrilling.
It is also ideal running weather, which is sweet indeed, since I am training for another race: The San Francisco Marathon, on July 23rd. I fly back with Nick & Kevin every summer, to visit family, escape the heat (I heart fog), and soak up some California, so I thought, why not add a marathon? Because I am crazy that way 🙂
And speaking of crazy, I am nutty about these Popped Amaranth Energy Bars. …
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Amaranth. Have you made its acquantance?
I am enamored of this super-grain, but have been remiss in posting a new amaranth recipe in a while, despite having two pounds worth stored in the refrigerator. My husband likes to remind me of my extensive cache of grains, nuts and seeds when he gets frostbite foraging through the deep freezer for a pint of ice cream.
So, on amaranth a most remarkable food. It has not received the same level of buzz as its cousin, quinoa, but it boasts many of the same super-benefits….
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Are you ready for an easy, 3-ingredient energy bar that packs in a wallop of vegetables? Me too!