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Amaranth Flat bread / Rajgira Paratha

Amaranth or rajgira means “immortal” or “everlasting” in Greek because it contains more than three times the average amount of calcium and is also high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and it is the only grain which contains Vitamin C. 246 more words


Winding wind withering

The tender trim of trembling thoughts

Are they holding on or letting go?

A sudden sweep and…

I weave a crown,

Wavering, taut. 41 more words



Soups, stoups, and stews are comfort food for me, so this is a big problem I have with summer. Cold soups just don’t warm me on the inside. 637 more words

Main Dishes

Amaranth Porridge with Banana

I used this recipe with hazelnut milk instead of almond milk, and sweetened the porridge with stevia and a bit of agave syrup. I found it quite easy to soak the amaranth 24 hours – just start soaking it when you realize you want to eat it, and then you can have it the next day!


Farm Update July 30, 2016

We just finished trellising the tomato plants. It was a marathon effort that needed over a half-mile of twine, applied about 10 feet at a time. 123 more words

Summer Tsigarista

Back when it was much much cooler than it is now, a whole host of wild greens were available both in my garden and at the stalls of the… 440 more words


Scenes from a Balcony Garden Vol. 1

Early spring, I went to a local (aka non-big box) gardening store. The experience wasn’t pleasant at all but I came away from the encounter with this growing bag in which I am growing sunflowers and amaranth (loves lies bleeding).  512 more words