Amaranth Thyme Porridge

Ingredients thumbnail_IMG_3478

1/2-1 cup  Amaranth

2-3 cups of water or almond milk or choice of milk ( May use half half – experiment with what you like)

1/2 – 1 Banana  depending on size

1-2 dried  figs ( if you have fresh use fresh)

1 Tablespoon crushed almonds. cashews, brazil or Nuts of choice- No peanuts

2  Medjool   fresh dates

1-2 sprigs of FRESH thyme

Method 

Place banana, figs and dates in a fry pan and  cook slightly  with a little water until brown and a little sticky – can also place  under grill if wanted and pay  drizzle some jarrah honey prior to grilling of pan frying . Put a side

Boil  2 cups of water/ milk , add amaranth and stir constantly until it had   thicken a bit  and bubbling and taste cooked. If it gets took think while cooking add additional water or milk as needed.

Warm a little additional milk .

 Serve

Place porridge in bowl, add additional milk until the consistence is the way you like it

Add banana, figs, dates and sprinkle with nuts and Thyme sprigs .

ENJOY THIS AMAZING PORRIDGE FULL OF NUTRIENTS !!!

 AMARANTH NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Amounts per 1 cup (246g)

 

Calorie Information
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Calories
251
(1051 kJ)
13%
  From Carbohydrate
186
(779 kJ)
 
  From Fat
32.5
(136 kJ)
 
  From Protein
32.4
(136 kJ)
 

 

Carbohydrates
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Total Carbohydrate
46.0g .  15%

Dietary Fiber

5.2g .   21%

Starch

39.9g
 
Sugars
~
 

 

Fats & Fatty Acids
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Total Fat
3.9g .   6%
 
 
Protein & Amino Acids
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Protein
9.3
g
19%

 

 

Vitamins
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)
0.5mg .   2%
Riboflavin
0.1mg .  3%
Niacin
0.6mg .  3%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg .  14%
Folate
54.1mcg .  14%
 
 
Minerals
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Calcium
116mg .   12%
Iron
5.2mg .  29%
Magnesium
160mg . 40%
Phosphorus
364mg . 36%
Potassium
332mg . 9%
Sodium
14.8mg . 1%
Zinc
2.1mg . 14%
Copper
0.4mg . 18%
Manganese
2.1mg . 105%
Selenium
13.5mcg . 19%
Fluoride
~
 
 

 

Sterols
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Cholesterol
~
Phytosterols
~

 

Other
Amounts Per Selected Serving
%DV
Water
185g
 
Ash
1.9g
 
Caffeine
~
Theobromine
~
 
 

 

Footnotes for Amaranth grain, cooked

Source: Nutrient data for this listing was provided by USDA SR-21. Each “~” indicates a missing or incomplete value.

Percent Daily Values (%DV) are for adults or children aged 4 or older, and are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.