Quinoa and amaranth are sometimes called “pseudograins” since they are actually broadleaf plants. But their seeds are used in much the same manner as what we’ve come to know as true grains. Millet is a grass and thus probably closer in relation to grain crops. The term however refers to a collection of varied grain producing grass species rather than one homogenous group.
Quinoa, amaranth and millet are not as highly commercialized as corn, wheat or rice today. But these grains have an old history and tradition of cultivation. The Incas for example have been planting and eating quinoa way before Europeans came to the New World. Millet meanwhile has been a part of African and South Asian diets for more than 4,000 years.
Today’s article focuses on a specific way to prepare these grains in order to make them more advantageous in your quest to Become Superhuman. Read on about the benefits of sprouted organic quinoa, amaranth or millet (and be sure to also check out recommended soak times for beans, grains, legumes, nuts and rice). Continue reading