Warming Amaranth Porridge

Photograph by Dwight Sipler https://www.flickr.com/photos/photofarmer/367191600

Ingredients

  • 1 TBSP ghee
  • 1⁄2 tsp cumin
  • 1⁄2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1⁄2 inch fresh ginger, julienned 
  • 4 cups of filtered water
  • 1 cup of amaranth
  • 1⁄2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 TBSP raw unsalted butter or ghee
  • 1⁄2 tsp apple cider vinegar or lemon
  • 1 tsp dry turmeric
  • A handful of raw pumpkin seeds

Instructions

Use a heavy-bottom pan. Melt the ghee and  when hot, add cumin, mustard seeds and ginger. 

When mustard seeds start popping, add water, amaranth and salt.

Bring to boil, then put on low- medium heat and cook covered for 25-30 minutes or until creamy and thick.

Remove from the stove and add butter (or ghee), vinegar and turmeric.  Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds.

Time to prepare: 15 minutes Time to cook: 30 minutes. Serves: 2

Notes:
Here is a more traditional warm breakfast food made savory and seeded — perfect for winter and cold mornings.

This savory breakfast is from Magelena Wszelaki’s ebook called “Finding Hormonal Balance through Food & Essential oils”.

Good quality herbs, spices, seeds and nuts can be found here.

Nuts.com has very nice organic nuts, they also sell a lot of junk food I do not support.  Therefore the only food I buy from them are their organic nuts and seeds.”

 

 

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