Amaranth is one of the most undervalued superfoods. It has a higher level of protein, iron and B6 than quinoa and often significantly cheaper. It is great within salad recipes. Naturally gluten-free, with a nutty flavour and higher in natural binding agents than quinoa making it more ‘mushy’ when cooked. This salad recipe is fresh and minty with a lemon zing – a delicious way to squeeze more amaranth into your diet.
Why Salad Recipes Are A Great Addition For Summer
Summer brings with it a range of fresh produce in all sorts of shapes and colours, and with a range of nutritional characteristics. It is no accident that salad recipes are made up of such a variety. The easiest way to maintain a healthy diet is to keep your ingredients natural and simple. Salads are designed for exactly those kind of ingredients.