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How to Make Amaranth for Breakfast

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Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.

Today: Katie Quinn shows us how to finagle amaranth, an ancient grain like quinoa, into a powerhouse breakfast bowl with walnuts and honey.

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Amaranth is the new quinoa, so says video journalist and food enthusiast KatieQ. This ancient yet under-the-radar seed is packed with protein, amino acids, fiber, magnesium, and iron -- and it's super simple to make. Katie shows us how to cook the amaranth -- so easy, you can be half asleep. Add your favorite toppings like walnuts and honey, and you've got yourself a powerhouse breakfast bowl.

Tell us, how do you cook with amaranth?

Tags: amaranth, breakfast, grain, hack, katie quinn, katie q, how to