one of my mother’s favorite recipes that I learned this summer in Mexico, it is an easy and quick recipe to prepare Amaranth is an over 8000 years old gluten-free cereal. In Ancient Greece it was considered a sacred plant and a symbol of eternal youth. Starting with the ’70s, its amazing health benefits have been rediscovered. Amaranth also lowers cholesterol levels and has amazing anti-cancer properties Amaranth can be named a super-cereal, as it is very rich in nutrients. It’s also known for its high concentration of proteins, vitamins, essential amino acids and minerals.