• 1/2 cup amaranth grain*
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt


  1. 1. In a small saucepan, bring amaranth, cinnamon, and 2/3 cup water to boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook 10 minutes. Let cool slightly. Discard cinnamon.
  2. 2. In a microwave-safe container, microwave dried fruit, honey, and 2 tbsp. water until warm, about 30 seconds.
  3. 3. Mix 1 tbsp. honey liquid from the fruit into yogurt. Divide yogurt between 2 dishes, top each with half of amaranth, then half of honeyed fruit.
  4. *Buy in boxes or in bulk at well-stocked groceries and natural-foods stores.
  5. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.


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