Cinnamon amaranth with berries


  • 1 cup Quntu amaranth, uncooked
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • dash of salt
  • assortment of fresh berries of your choice
  • sliced almonds or nut of your choice.
  • maple syrup


  1. Place all the ingredients except the berries in a medium saucepan over medium high heat, stir and bring to a boil.
  2. When it starts to boil, reduce heat to a simmer and allow to cook until tender, about 20 minutes. Stirring occasionally, add in more milk if mixture gets too dry.
  3. While amaranth is cooking wash and prepare the fruit.
  4. When amaranth is done, spoon into serving bowls, top with fruit, nuts or seeds and drizzle with maple syrup.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

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