Bob's Red Mill, Organic, Whole Grain Amaranth Flour, 22 oz (623 g)
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- To Your Good Health
- Friend of The Heart
- Stone Ground
- Gluten Free
- Certified Organic by QAI
Pre-Colombian Aztecs once thrived on Amaranth until it was outlawed by Spanish conquerors in the 16th century. Eventually, it fell into complete obscurity. Fortunately, it has recently been rediscovered. Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Amaranth Flour has a mild but distinct, sweet, nutty and malt-like flavor. It is a great way to enhance the flavor of baked goods and it is very easy to use. Simply substitute 1/4 of your recipe's conventional flour with Bob's Red Mill Whole Grain Amaranth Flour.
Bob's Red Mill products labeled Gluten Free are batch tested in our quality control laboratory. We use an ELISA Gluten Assay test to determine if a product is gluten free.
Our Amaranth Flour can be used in most of your bread and muffin recipes. Amaranth gives a pleasant nutty, grainy flavor that is sure to surprise your taste buds. Experiment and enjoy!
Our product line is diverse and extensive.
Keeps best refrigerated or frozen.
Amaranth Carrot Cookies
This recipe is a healthy cookie that tastes like a carrot cake. We chose to use agave syrup rather than honey because it's not so sweet. If you use honey you may want to use less than the suggested amount.
Yields: 1 dozen medium size cookies.
6 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil
1/2 cup Agave Syrup
6 Tbsp. Water
2 cups Amaranth Flour
2/3 cup Arrowroot Starch
1 tsp Baking Soda
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1 tsp. Cinnamon
2 tsp. Vanilla
2/3 cup grated Carrot
2/3 cup Raisins
Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a cookie sheet, set aside. Combine all of the wet ingredients and set aside. In a separate bowl sift flours. Combine dry ingredients and sift again. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well. Add raisins and grated carrots. Use a medium size (1.5 oz) spring action scoop to place batter on greased cookie sheet. Using a scoop will ensure your cookies to bake evenly. Bake 12-15 minutes, until cookies are lightly brown. Remove from oven and place on wire rack to cool.
Whole grain organic amaranth.
Manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts and soy.
|Serving Size: 1/4 cup (30 g) dry|
|Servings Per Container: 20 (per 22 oz)|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||18|
|Total Fat||2 g||3%|
|Saturated Fat||.5 g||1%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||20 g||7%|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||12%|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
|Total Fat||Less than||65 g||80 g|
|Sat. Fat||Less than||20 g||25 g|
|Cholesterol||Less than||300 mg||300 mg|
|Sodium||Less than||2,400 mg||2,400 mg|
|Total Carb.||300 g||375 g|
|Dietary Fiber||25 g||30 g|
I have been searching for ages for a good substitute for white flour, and I think I have finally found the answer with Bob's Red Mill Organic Whole Grain Amaranth Flour. This is great news, for both my husband and I are diabetics, and it's not just sugar that causes glucose levels to increase. I have had lots of fun redoing old recipes for cakes and cookies that otherwise would call for white flour - there is no discernible difference in taste, although one has to be careful in how much one uses as I did have to recalculate some measurements as Amaranth flour has a denser consistency than regular. However, our sweet tooth can be happily satisfied without the fear of paying the price with our sugar levels!
Posted by 5514081950035846903 on May 15, 2016
Like this flour because it is gluten free, vegan and healthy. It makes an excellent cereal for winter that nourishes the body. Add to boiling water, stir and serve. Sweeten with Agave ( a natural and vegan sweetener far healthier than sugar and better than stealing honey from the bees who need it more.
making my own gluten free bread! it's lovely
Posted by 4646376547000086244 on Apr 08, 2016
Posted by 4914040994383706593 on Oct 03, 2014
Great product! I love it!
Posted by naturalorganic on Sep 05, 2014
I usually use oat flour and I had ran out of that so I used my package of amaranth flour... I bought it since it's really healthy. It was one of the most disgusting things ever. I can't describe the taste, or the smell for that matter, cause it smells awful too. I usually make pancakes in the oven.. And the whole house smells of this, when using this. Not gonna buy this again.. Sorry to say, since it's really nutritious..