These Banana Pancakes are Gluten Free and not only do they taste 'great' but are 'great' for you - and a really good way to get the kids eating bananas. The best part is that we have added our Organic Reishi Mushroom Powder which (among other things) is boosting your immune system, paired up with the potassium in the bananas, your body is getting an awesome boost of nutrients to aid homeostasis.
"As is always the way with pancakes, the first hotcake to come out of the pan will probably be a bit misshapen. Just scoff it, and carry on with the rest."
— Yotam Ottolenghi
Cacao and Reishi (Immunomodulation)
Strengthening, balancing, supporting and regulating the immune system, optimising immune response (great for winter).
An essential mineral, absorbed in the gut and is important for energy, muscle health and bone health.
Is a fatty acid neurotransmitter. The name is taken from the Sanskrit word 'ananda', which means "joy, bliss, delight".
Similar to caffeine, it is a vasodilator, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, diuretic and can act as a stimulant. Studies suggest it aids the absorption of the polyphenols in Cacao.
Reishi Medicinal Mushroom
Known historically as the Mushroom of Immortality, Reishi's compounds have been shown to provide good all around calming and relaxing effects as well as supporting the immune system.
Lucuma contains β-carotene, which gives its flesh the beautiful orange colour. β-carotene is converted into Vitamin A by the body. Vitamin A is able to enhance the immune system but also supports the health of the eyes as well as teeth and cell health (skeletal / soft tissue).
Mesquite powder, also know as Algarrobo, is native to Peru, Ecuador and Columbia and for centuries was a staple food for ancient South American desert dwellers. Boasting 10g protein per 100g, studies* suggest it can also help balance blood sugar levels.