15 High-Protein Foods With More Protein Than an Egg
This unfamiliar gluten-free grain looks like a smaller couscous and cooks up to a slightly gummy consistency. Offering 9 grams of protein in 1 cooked cup, amaranth is a bit of an imposter grain, since it’s actually derived from a seed. Still, it’s often referred to as one of the ancient grains, and contains a good amount of fiber, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium.
Power up your protein: Sick of quinoa? Use amaranth as the base for this Buddha bowl from Simple Swaps.