Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Amaranth with Apricots and Walnuts in Coconut Milk

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Amaranth with Apricots, Walnuts, and Flax Seed in Coconut Milk is what's for breakfast!

Amaranth is a grain comparable to rice or maize and is unusually high in protein according to the ECHO.  I was reading on Wikipedia that at one point this grain was banded by the conquistadores (Spanish and Portuguese soldiers) upon their conquest of the Aztec nation. The outlaw grain is gluten free and at one point considered a weed.

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Bring 1 cup of water to a boil, then add 1/2 cup amaranth grain. Cook for about 30 minutes or until water evaporates.

Once the amaranth is cooked, add:
-- 2 Apricots chopped into bite-size pieces
-- 2 or 3 tablespoons of coconut milk
-- Chopped walnuts
-- Flax seeds
Stir on medium-low heart for about 1 minute.

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Amarant Apricot Walnut with Coconut milk and Flax seeds

A perfect way to start your day with a healthy Gluten Free, Soy Free, Daily Free,  and Vegan breakfast

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Amarant Apricot Walnut with Coconut milk and Flax seeds

If you want to add meat to your diet, you can grill up some organic gluten free chicken sausages.

Ingredients:
-- 2 Apricots
-- 3 tablespoons Organic coconut milk
-- 1 tablespoon Flax Seed
-- 1/2 cup Amaranth grain
-- Handfull of Walnuts


3 comments:

Andy Davis said...

Hi Louisa - We added your blog for our San Francisco "best of" for this week. The recipe sounds both delicious and unusual! Urban Hiking on SF Travel

Louisa Pickering said...

Thank you Andy! This is wonderful news! I will have to check out SF Travel! Have you tried the dish yet? It's really filling and good for you! Cheers!

Louisa Pickering said...

Thank you Andy! This is wonderful news! I hope you have had a chance to try the dish!