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am·a·ranth

, amaranthum (am'ă-ranth, am-ă-ran'thŭm), [C.I. 16185]
An azo dye; a soluble reddish-brown powder that turns magenta red in solution; used as a food, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic coloring agent, and occasionally in histology.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]

am·a·ranth

(am'ă-ranth)
A weed (Amaranthus) of widespread geographic distribution; some species are consumed as a foodstuff; its prolific ability to produce seed allows its use as a flour. Purported value both internally and externally (e.g., astringent).
Synonym(s): love-lies-bleeding, red cockscomb.
[G. amaranthon, a never-fading flower]
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Mexican scientists analyzed a typical biscuit production process by evaluating five formulations: a control with chia seeds and amaranth; samples incorporating 10% soy milk without amaranth; samples with 10% soy milk, amaranth and carboxymethyl cellulose; sodium stearoyl lactylate; and a mix of guar and xanthan gums.
175g raw amaranth (soaked weight 250g) 100g rolled oats 50g raisins 50g dried cranberries 35g sunflower seeds 35g pumpkin seeds 25g chia seeds 2 tsp ground cinnamon 3 tbsp coconut oil 3 tbsp maple syrup 100g nut butter or tahini 100g banana, mashed 1 tbsp lucuma powder (from Holland & Barrett, optional) 125g blueberry chia jam (see tip, below left) 30g goji berries 30g flaked almonds 50g pistachio nuts, roughly crushed
Storage: Refrigerated 5 days, frozen 8 weeks INGREDIENTS 3/4tbsp olive oil 75g (21/2oz) onion, diced 50g (13/4oz) celery, diced 75g (21/2oz) carrot, peeled and diced 2tsp garlic, crushed (about 2 cloves) 400g can chopped tomatoes 60g (2oz) amaranth, cooked 45g (11/2oz) freekeh, cooked 45g (11/2oz) quinoa, cooked 400ml (14fl oz) water 1tsp parsley, chopped 1/4tsp salt 1/4tsp pepper METHOD 1.
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