amaranth for breakfast

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The approved grains on the elimination diet are brown rice, amaranth, quinoa, and wild rice, although it’s not a “grain” — it’s a grass seed.  But I digress.


Cooked amaranth, quinoa, brown rice or wild rice — I like amaranth but it’s quite expensive

frozen blackberries (blueberries, any berry except strawberries)

coconut milk (I like the non-low-fat variety)

if you really want to be extravagant, you can add some coconut “butter” spread — yum!  Adds calories and yummy taste.

and instead of brown sugar, add coconut palm sugar for sweetening

If the amaranth is still warm from cooking, just stir it all together.  Awesome!  If the amaranth is cold and refrigerated as a leftover, warm things up a bit.  What a great way to start the morning.


About Susan Bame

Writer, Mediator, Facilitator, Teacher, fascinated with indigenous forms of conflict resolution. I love watching people become empowered. I have a master's degree in conflict resolution and a personal interest in organic food, detoxing and healing the body, alternative holistic approaches to health, self-empowerment and win-win solutions through mediation, Structured Water™, and energetic healing. I lived on the Omaha Reservation in northeast Nebraska for ten years, worked with Native families in the area, and have a great interest in Native history, culture, practices, traditions, stories, and current affairs. View all posts by Susan Bame

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