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Vitacost Certified Organic Whole Grain Amaranth Flour - Gluten Free -- 16 oz (1 Lb) 453g


Vitacost Certified Organic Whole Grain Amaranth Flour - Gluten Free
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Vitacost Certified Organic Whole Grain Amaranth Flour - Gluten Free -- 16 oz (1 Lb) 453g

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Vitacost Certified Organic Whole Grain Amaranth Flour - Gluten Free Description

Gluten-free flour ground from the small, nutrient-rich seeds of the amaranth plant

  • Mild, nutty and slightly sweet taste
  • Gluten-free & Non-GMO
  • USDA Certified Organic
  • BPA-free package
  • Use in addition to other grain-free flours in gluten-free baking recipes

No Gluten? No Problem!

 

Vitacost™ Certified Organic Whole Grain Amaranth Flour is an excellent gluten-free alternative for baking and cooking.

 

Boasting a milk, nutty flavor, it can be used to enhance the taste and texture of baked goods, including cookies and muffins.


What’s in it for you?

  • 0 g trans fat
  • 4 g protein per ¼-cup serving
  • 2 g fiber per ¼-cup serving

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).


Directions

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.

Lemon Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Vitacost™ Certified Organic Whole Grain Amaranth Flour
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vitacost™ Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup Vitacost™ Extra Virgin Certified Organic Coconut Oil - Non-GMO
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon Vitacost™ Certified Organic Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup turbinado sugar

Instructions: Preheat oven to 350°F

To make the dough, in a large bowl, whisk together amaranth flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In a small bowl, stir together lemon juice and zest, coconut oil, egg, vanilla, water, coconut and sugar. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and stir until well combined.

 

Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Scoop dough onto baking sheet using a mini ice cream scoop. Flatten slightly with the back of a fork. Bake for 8 minutes or until the edges are golden. Allow to cool for 2 minutes and remove to cooling rack. Store in an airtight container. Makes approximately 24 cookies.

 

Tip: If you'd like to substitute the egg, try a flax egg. In a small bowl, stir together 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed and 3 tablespoons water. Allow to thicken (approximately 5 minutes).

Free Of
Gluten, GMOs, BPA.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (30 g)
Servings per Container: 15
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories110
Total Fat2 g3%
   Saturated Fat0 g0%
   Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate20 g7%
   Dietary Fiber2 g7%
   Total Sugars1 g
     Includes 0g Added Sugars0%
Protein4 g
Vitamin D0 mcg0%
Calcium50 mg4%
Iron2.3 mg12%
Potassium150 mg4%
*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.
Other Ingredients: Organic amaranth flour.
May Contain: Soy, Milk.
Warnings

Do Not Consume Raw Flour.

The product packaging you receive may contain additional details or may differ from what is shown on our website. We recommend that you reference the complete information included with your product before consumption and do not rely solely on the details shown on this page. For more information, please see our full disclaimer.
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Lemon & Ginger Green Tea Muffins

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Lemon & Ginger Green Tea Muffins

Makes 8 muffins
Macros per muffin: 170 calories | 7 g protein | 17.2 g carbs | 9.6 g fat | 1.8 g sugar | 1.5 g fiber

Ingredients

1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
2 eggs
Juice of 2 lemons
Zest of 1 lemon
2/3 cup oat flour
¼ cup Vitacost Gluten-Free Amaranth Flour
1 scoop ARO Vanilla Whey Protein ISO
1 sachet Vitacost Positivi-Tea Lemon Myrtle Ginger Organic Green Tea, tea leaves removed from sachet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and place 8 silicon muffin liners (or paper liners in muffin pan) on a sheet pan.
  2. In a large bowl, add first 5 ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and stir until well combined.
  4. Spoon muffin batter into liners, filling each about 2/3 full.
  5. Bake 14-18 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  6. Let cool 30 minutes before serving.
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