Natural Amaranth - O051 - 37 lb. 5 gal SP

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Our natural amaranth is a wonderful grain to have in your long term food storage.  This grain is very high in protein. It is an ancient grain used by the Aztecs.  It is gluten free so if you have any form of wheat intolerance, you can use this grain.  It can be ground into flour to make your bread.  It can be popped to make an alternative to popcorn; it can be used for a great morning cereal.  Amaranth will keep its crunchy texture which is great for adding a little more depth to your cereals.  Amaranth is one of the super grains; it contains twice the amount of amino acids that wheat does. It is high in minerals including iron and calcium.  This grain can pack a powerful nutrient punch to your diet.  This is a must have for your long term food storage. Even if you are not gluten intolerant, this grain will provide a good mix to your family's diet.

Ingredients:  Natural Amaranth grain. No preservative added. Naturally gluten free product. This product is non-GMO.

Packaged in a plant that handles milk, wheat, eggs, soy, and tree nut products.amaranth nutrition

5 Gallon Super Pail Bucket:  O051- 37lbs. (16.78kg) 167 servings

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#10 can: O052- 24 servings

Bulk:  O048- 113 servings

Natural Amaranth is a chemical-free grain that, when ground, makes a light, tasty flour. Amaranth is high in protein and is gluten-free. An ancient grain used by the Aztecs, it has a nutty, slightly spicy flavor and works great as a cereal or ground into flour for bread making. It is also fun to pop and eat as popcorn. For those who cannot tolerate wheat, amaranth is the answer for your long-term food storage and preparedness needs.

Note: Due to elevation and/or temperature changes, buckets may be concave or convex upon arrival, normally this is not a problem. Buckets may be reshaped by removing lid, reshaping bucket and then replacing the lid. Product is not compromised since it is protected by the mylar bag.

Shelf life estimates are based on industry studies from sources deemed reputable. Since Rainy Day Foods has no control over individual storage practices, they must disclaim any liability or warranty for particular results.

Shelf Life:  Should be stored in cool dark place- optimum condition is 60 degrees or less- for longer storage. Storing properly in our enameled cans and Super pail buckets, product may store up to 20-25  years. Bulk products need to be repackaged for long term storage.

Packaged in a plant that handles milk, wheat, eggs, soy, and tree nut products.

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Directions:  Amaranth can be cooked as a cereal, ground into flour, popped like popcorn, sprouted, or toasted.  To cook amaranth boil 1 cup seeds in 3 cups liquid such as water. It can also be used with rice and beans in casseroles or soups. Amaranth flour is used in making pastas and baked goods. It must be mixed with other flours for baking yeast breads, as it contains no gluten. One part amaranth flour to 3-4 parts wheat or other grain flours may be used.