Finally, a nutritious snack that’s healthy and DELICIOUS. Made with Amaranth, they are also Naturally Gluten-Free, Organic and Vegan
Amaranth Squares: Healthy & Delicious!
Are you loOKing for a nutritious whole-grain snack that actually tastes good? Replace your mediocre granola bar with amaranth-based Ananda Squares! They are naturally gluten-free, organic, non-GMO, vegetarian, vegan and most important of all… HEALTHY & DELICIOUS!
While in Mexico, we found a popular protein-rich snack that we couldn’t get enough of. We learned from the locals that they were made from amaranth. It turns out, amaranth was the “mother grain” of the ancient Aztecs and has been cultivated for at least 6,000 years! So we decided to one-up the Aztecs and created Ananda Squares. These snacks combine the best of both worlds – unbelievable proven nutrition and amazing flavor. Through rigorous coOKing trials, we have found a way to preserve the nutrition and flavor of the amaranth grain without sacrificing the freshness of this superfood. Amaranth is one of the world’s most dynamic alternative grains – it’s rich in iron and amino acids and is naturally gluten free! The Whole Grains Council touts amaranth as a “protein powerhouse.” It’s time North America stops missing out, so we are bringing the best of the amaranth market to you. But we’re not stopping there, we are playing with different flavor combinations and iterations involving quinoa – another supergrain – which we will be introducing shortly.
Cool Amaranth Facts!
Amaranth seed is a member of the Chenopodiaceae family of plants (related to quinoa, beets, and spinach), but when popped, it tastes like a cereal. This means that it’s more related to a vegetable than a cereal grain! Loaded with calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, B vitamins, lunasin, oleic acid, manganese, lysine, iron, rutin, nicotiflorin, and more. It’s a nutritional all-star! It’s also the only grain documented to have naturally occurring vitamin C.
That’s right, they’re not bars – they’re 3.5″ x 3.5″ squares. Why?, you ask. Well, because our nutritional all-star grains get exponentially compounded with yummy ingredients and… you’ve got it: it’s joy squared. Yumminess squared. Protein squared. Everything squared. We’re downright obsessed with making sure that our recipes don’t just bring out the natural goodness of the amaranth or other ingredients, but that it’s goodness squared. Ok OK OK, enough squared-mindedness and onto the available flavors. Note that all of the pictures shown here are actual pictures of our squares, taken right after those batches were made in our commercial kitchen in Austin, TX. Later on you’ll find the package mock-ups that you’ll actually see when you get your squares delivered directly to your house.
• Natural Flavor: Imagine having a delicious combination of our nutritional all-star popped amaranth mixed with agave nectar, a dash of lemon juice, joyful vibes and good karma. Bam!
• Dark Chocolate: We take our natural square and drizzle it artistically with some seriously good dark chocolate (65% cacao), joyful vibes and good karma. Plant-based protein power + antioxidants + best-tasting chocolate ever! Bam^2!
• Nuts and Berries: We take our natural square and top it with a mixture of goji berries, blueberries, sour cherries and almonds. Berry good nuts for protein tasting awesomeness! 2Bam^2!