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Amaranth Berry Cake

Amaranth Berry Cake

This cake was inspired by the Rasberry Lemon Almond Cake here but has been changed so much it deserved its own recipe page.

This version uses oil instead of butter, and is as always Grain-free, Gluten-free.  The citrus zest gives it a fabulous aroma, and like all of my cakes, has no technique required: chuck it all in a bowl and mix it really well, throw it in the oven.  It needs a decent cooking time, so test it after 20 minutes and give it longer if it still feels a bit too “soft” Read More »Amaranth Berry Cake

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Amaranth Cracker/Crisp

Amaranth is a seed that is highly nutritious and very high in protein.  Its a great addition to a grain-free diet.  Like all pseudograins, it is gluten free.

Here is a great way of using it to make crackers or crisps, it’s a useful tasty portable snack, great with dips or on its own.  Its a healthy salt free, nut free, egg free, sugar free snack, great for children and adults alike.

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