What do I use amaranth flour for?
- Use amaranth flour in gluten-free recipes
- Use amaranth flour to increase the protein content
- Use amaranth flour to increase the mineral content
- Use amaranth flour to thicken soups and sauces
- Use amaranth flour for a higher fiber intake
Amaranth flour has a good typical amaranth taste, nutty, slightly sweet and earthy.
Re-discover the ancient grain amaranth
This small “grain” - actually seed - dates back thousands of years and was first grown in Central America. It used to be a staple food to the ancient Aztecs, which relied on it as a source of energy before going to battles. Our organic amaranth flour is stone ground and gluten-free. It can be used with up to 25% in your own recipes and is an excellent flour for gluten-free baking, due to it’s highly nutritional profile.
Amaranth is the perfect source of many important minerals and vitamins, making it to an excellent food for gluten-free and vegan diets. Amaranth is high in fiber and is a good source of iron and magnesium. It is also a good source of complete protein, meaning it contains all nine essential amino acids, including lysine, which is lacking in most grains.
5AM Provisions, Inc. amaranth flour has a good typical amaranth taste, nutty, slightly sweet and earthy. It’s a great flour to increase the flavor to any flour-based good, and does not require any changes in your recipe to use. Simply replace 1/4 of your recipe’s conventional flour with 5AM Provisions, Inc amaranth flour.
Why 1/4? Because it's your pledge!
THE 1/4 PLEDGE IS ABOUT BECOMING A SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE COMPANY OR INDIVIDUAL BY USING AT LEAST 25% OF AMARANTH FLOUR IN YOUR RECIPE. WHAT DOES 25% MEAN?
25% means health
25% means saving water
25% means saving the environment
25% means helping farmers
25% means so much more
5AM Provisions, Inc. is committed to do the research to discover the real benefits for environmental, economical, and social changes that the 1/4 pledge will provide. This research will take years and on-going commitment to understand the full scale of benefits when using at least 25% amaranth flour in our foods. The potential benefits are incredible, this is why we are doing what we are doing. Go to Future Food: 2050 to get a glimpse of amaranth’s potential.