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Vitacost Certified Organic Gluten Free Amaranth Flour

16 ozUPC: 0084419702634
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From the Greek word for “unfading flower,” amaranth dates back almost 8,000 years. Actually a seed of the amaranth plant, it is known for growing quickly and thriving in difficult circumstances. The flowers remain bright and colorful long after they’ve dried, perpetuating a myth of the plant’s immortality. When Spanish conquistadors attempted to control the Aztec people, they tried to wipe out amaranth, which was a staple of the Aztec diet. But the resilient, nearly indestructible plant lived on—much to our benefit today.

You can reap its benefits in Vitacost® Certified Organic Amaranth Flour. A fine powder made from the ground seeds with a slightly sweet and nutty flavor, amaranth flour has become increasingly popular for its use in gluten-free recipes. A good source of fiber and iron, amaranth flour complements other vegan and plant-based foods.

What’s in it for you?

  • 0 g trans fat
  • 5 g protein per ¼-cup serving
  • 3 g fiber per ¼-cup serving

Cooking & baking tips:

  • Substitute 25% conventional flour with amaranth flour in gluten-free baking.
  • The powder is quite absorbent, so you may need to add more water or other wet ingredients, such as applesauce.
  • Combine with other gluten-free flours or starches to make breads, cookies, pancakes and more
  • Use amaranth flour on its own for breading or to thicken sauces, stews, soups or even smoothies.

About Vitacost®

Vitacost® food products are manufactured to high standards of quality and safety. Each Vitacost® product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR, 110) Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).

Nutrition Information

Kosher
Non GMO
Organic
Nutrition Facts
15.0 servings per container
Serving size
Amount per serving
Calories110
% Daily value*
Total Fat2g3%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg0%
Sodium10mg
Total Carbohydrate21g7%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugar0g
Protein5g
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Ingredients
Organic Amaranth Flour .

Allergen Info
Free from Does Not Contain Declaration Obligatory Allergens.

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