Amaranth Porridge

Prep Time

5 minutes

Prep Notes

Choose organic ingredients to avoid chemicals and GMOs.

Cooking Time

15 minutes




1 cup amaranth, 2 1/2 cups water, 1/2 cup to 1 cup almond or coconut milk, 1 tsp warm spices (cinnamon, cardamom, cloves), 2 Tbs ground flax, 2 Tbs dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, cherries), 2 Tbs chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, hazelnuts), 2 Tbs coconut chips, 2 Tbs maple syrup.


1. Bring amaranth, dried fruit, spices and water to a boil in a saucepan. 

2. Once boiling, reduce heat, partially cover and cook for about 30 mn. 

3. Stir occasionally until liquid is absorbed, adding some almond or coconut milk to reach the consistency you like. 

4. Top with ground flax, coconut chips, nuts and drizzle with maple syrup.


This warm porridge is the perfect start to your day! Cooked amaranth sticky-gooey texture is most appropriate for porridge. It will fill you with complex carbs, healthy fats and protein for sustained energy until lunchtime. Presoak the grains the night before to make it easier to digest and reduce the cooking time in half. 

Gluten-free, Vegan, Vegetarian.


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