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1 cup whole grain amaranth
2 cups reduced-fat (2%) milk
1/2 cup dried cherries
1/2 cup toasted chopped walnuts
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
Place amaranth, milk and 1 cup water in a medium saucepot. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring frequently, until most liquid is absorbed and amaranth is cooked through and tender, about 25 minutes. Stir in cherries, walnuts, maple syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg until combined. Serve hot.
Per Serving:390 calories (120 from fat), 14g total fat, 2.5g saturated fat, 5mg cholesterol, 65mg sodium, 55g carbohydrates, (12 g dietary fiber, 18g sugar), 14g protein.
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