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Active time
35 minutes
Total time
35 minutes
1 serving

¼ cup amaranth

¾ cup water

½ cup milk (nut milk is also great!)

1 teaspoon honey

1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

optional garnish: coconut flakes

  1. In a small pot, bring amaranth and water to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook, stirring often, until liquid is mostly absorbed (about 15 minutes).
  2. Add the milk and continue cooking for an additional 15 minutes, until porridge reaches desired texture. Stir in the honey, cocoa powder, and cinnamon and mix until well combined.

An Oldways Whole Grains Council, courtesy of Kelly Toups


Calories: 270
Total Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium: 55mg
Carbohydrate: 47g
Fiber: 6g
Total Sugar: 13g (Added Sugar: 6g)
Protein: 12g

Yield: 1 serving

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