Amaranth gluten-free superfood

Amaranth is an ancient  grain from Mexico and India dating back to 8000 years, that is healthy and nutritious.

Is it gluten free?  That’s a question that has become very popular in Dubai these last few years.  So if you are choosing the gluten-free lifestyle by choice then we have a new addition to your diet that may take some by surprise.  Amaranth is a grain indigenous not only to South America but also India-so brace yourselves because you may just have grown up eating this grain that now has the Superfood title.  Yes, that’s right the humble grain used in making bread and lentils is now part of the Suprfood club and thankfully easy to find in Dubai.

Amaranth is a gluten-free, protein filled grain that contains lots of fiber and amino acids.  Low on carbs its is filled with nutrition and can be added to soups, salads and many other recipes.  It has a nutty flavor and a crunchy texture ideal for even breads and porridge.

Amaranth is available starting at 10.50 AED at Maybury, Dubai Marina,+971 4 423 8073.  

Check out this easy recipe from Secret Squirrel Food in Dubai

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