• Lorna

PANCAKE ENERGY BREAKFAST: Both Delicious and Nutritious

Updated: Jan 25

INGREDIENTS REQUIRED

1 Banana, mashed

1 teaspoon of cinnamon or more to taste

1 egg

2 teaspoon butter or coconut oil

Blueberries and Raspberries frozen or fresh, or any fruit you like

Yogurt, for serving

1 teaspoon Psyllium Husk

Maple Syrup for serving



METHOD

Step One Mash banana in a bowl with a fork

Step Two Add cinnamon

Step Three Add egg and mix well together

Step Four Add psyllium husk (this will provide good texture)

Step Five Melt butter in small fry pan

Step Six Add mixture let cook for 3-5 minutes then flip and cook other side

Step Seven Add yogurt, fruit, and maple syrup as required.



Benefits of this amazingly yummy pancake

Banana Containing many essential nutrients including potassium, Vitamin B6 and fibre which staves off hunger pangs and reduces cholesterol, blood sugar stabilisation and can shorten recovery time after exercise.


Eggs A vitamin in a shell contains Vitamin B6, Selenium and Zinc, essential for immune function B12, B6 and Vitamin D. Good protein source and good fat source.


Butter Saturated fats in butter have strong anti-tumour and anti-cancer properties. Butter contains conjugated linoleic acid, which is a potent anti-cancer agent, muscle builder, and immunity booster. Vitamin D found in butter is essential to absorption of calcium.


Cinnamon High Source of Antioxidants, containing Anti-inflammatory Properties. Protects heart health, fights diabetes by regulating blood sugar levels, helps defend against cognitive decline & protects brain function. Fights infections & viruses. Protects dental health & freshens breath naturally.


Raspberries One of the highest sources of fibre of any fruit. Anti-inflammatory contains quercetin, a powerful antioxidant; anti-aging and anti-cancer.


Blueberries The iron, phosphorous, calcium, magnesium manganese, zinc and Vitamin K in blueberries all contribute to building and maintaining bone structure and strength. High Source of Antioxidants & anti-inflammatory


Yoghurt Good source of protein, calcium B2, B12, potassium and excellent source of probiotics for digestion.


Psyllium Husk Being a soluble fibre, psyllium is able to pass through your digestive system without being completely broken down or absorbed. Instead, it absorbs water and becomes a viscous compound that benefits constipation, diarrhoea; may reduce blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar and assist with weight loss.

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