Amaranth Porridge with Raspberry Chia Jam

Start your day right with a superfood porridge jazzed up with an eye-catching berry jam
Amaranth Porridge with Raspberry Chia Jam
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Amaranth Porridge with Raspberry Chia Jam
September 04, 2019
Level Easy
Preparation Time 10-15 minutes
Cooking Time 30-45 minutes
Serves 2
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton


½ cup amaranth
2 cups spinneysFOOD Bottled Drinking Water
¼ cup milk, almond milk or rice milk
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Maple Syrup or brown sugar
A pinch of spinneysFOOD Salt
Few drops of vanilla extract

For the raspberry chia jam

250g frozen raspberries
3 tbsp spinneysFOOD Honey
2 tbsp chia seeds


  • 1

    Combine the amaranth and water in a small saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir every once in a while, as the amaranth may stick to the bottom of the pan.

  • 2

    Stir in the milk, syrup or brown sugar, salt and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously until the porridge is creamy. Remove from the heat and set aside.

  • 3

    To make the chia jam, combine the raspberries and honey in a saucepan and simmer for 15 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat and add the chia seeds.

  • 4

    Serve the porridge swirled with the chia jam.


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