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:…
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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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A theme has emerged with my last few posts, today included:
Vegetables. For Breakfast. In convenient, portable, handheld form.
Today, it’s avocado, which I’ve blended into a scrumptious, filling breakfast cookie.
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I am not sure who “invented” the breakfast bar, but I am grateful for the inspiration. Whether running out the door, heading off for a bike trek to work (or weekend play), packing for an early morning carpool/train/plane ride, or pecking away at the computer in the early morning hours before everyone else is awake, handheld, make-ahead breakfasts are nothing short of magnificent.
How about upping that magnificence with chocolate?…