Amaranth is a grain high in protein and iron -- and when mixed with oats, nuts, dried fruit, and honey, it makes for a tasty snack.
Whole Living, January/February 2011
- 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 cup amaranth
- 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, toasted and chopped
- 1/2 cup dried cherries, chopped
- 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
- 1/4 cup honey
- 2 large eggs (whites only)
- Kosher salt
- Combine oats, amaranth,
macadamia nuts, dried fruit,
and honey in a medium bowl.
Whisk egg whites with 1/4 teaspoon
salt until foamy. Pour over
dried fruit and stir to combine.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line
a baking sheet with parchment.
Scoop 3 tablespoons mixture
(using an ice cream scoop)
and pat into a 3-inch round
on baking sheet. Bake, rotating
tray, until clusters are
golden brown, 15 to 18 minutes.
Let cool completely.
Store in an airtight container
for up to 1 week.
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